Category Archives: Personal Style

Scenes on Sunday ~ Turkey

When a man is weary of sunshine and the sea, he is weary of life.

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I a little while I’m going on my first vacation of the year, to Olu Deniz in Turkey.  I was there last year, and wasn’t brave enough to go parasailing ~ I’ll be doing that exciting activity this year.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

the hotel has only about 20 rooms, but the pool area is really nice

 

Anonymous Amour

Sex is all about who has the power to demand love.

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eyes heels stockings legs resume

hair dress shoes lips manicure

taste perfume sexual allure

firmly mysterious amour

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

he gives me away

 

 

28 Days

It is not the length of life that matters, but the depth of life.

What would you do if you knew that you only had one month to live?  Or just one day ~ until noon?

Some say that they would finally say goodbye to all of their friends and family, put their affairs in order, and quietly sit down and wait for the grim reaper to call.

Others say they would tick off as many things on their bucket list as they could.  They forget that wherever they go they take their whole life along with them.

And then there are those facing certain death who retreat into denial with religion and a bottle of booze.

Not that I believe that I am anywhere near the end of days, but I’ve had to seriously accept that my time on this planet is numbered, and the count-down started the day I was conceived.

I get the feeling that I don’t belong here, that everything good is so hard to hear, they’re just not listening.  I’ve walked so far along the warrior’s path that sometimes I aim too high.  I get the feeling that I am among the lucky few who has been able to accept that winter comes eventually.

So, with the assumption that I have 28 Days to Live, how does that change what’s left of my life?

  • Money is worthless.
  • Possessions are useless.
  • Unhappiness is pointless.
  • Stale relationships don’t matter at all.
  • Negativity and judgementalism are a waste of time.

Only people, places, and things I do that bring me immediate happiness, contentment, and serenity deserve any place in what’s left of my life.  Making other people happy may give me vicarious satisfaction, but that matters not one jot.  Nothing lasts forever, people change their minds, and today is just another day.  Living life to the fullest, seizing the day, means that I will only be around those who can fill my life with a kaleidoscope of colour.

My castle is in the clouds, and if others don’t want to go there then they can fuck off and have a nice day without me.

Some men say that she holds their heart in their hands.  And, that if they can’t have her their life can never be complete.  All I know is that it will be all right without her, I will be as strong as I can be.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

a man with 28 days to live should perhaps find a woman who has fabulous legs

 

Inner Distress and Compulsions

Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future,
but from wanting to control it.  ~  Khalil Gibran

To a greater or lesser degree we all suffer from what the medical profession call endogenous anxiety / depression ~ which is a complicated way of saying that your therapist / psychiatrist / doctor has no idea why you sometimes feel bad and sometimes go off the rails.

I firmly believe that the underlying cause of all the anxiety, distress, depressions, compulsions, and weaknesses we sometimes suffer from is the direct result of the programming we received before our conscious minds were developed enough to filter out all the bad crap we were subjected to.  Even before you were born, your subconscious mind, body, and spirit was receiving the shitty, negative programs you still live by today.  Remember, your subconscious mind is running things for about 90% of the time.

After conception, right up to the age of around 7, your mind, body, and spirit were being programmed by everything in your environment ~ especially your parents, siblings, other members of your extended family, teachers, TV, & etc. & etc.  And you know what?  It’s all the bad, negative, and defective stuff that really sticks.

The likelihood is that your subconscious mind is full of stuff like; ‘the world is a dangerous place’ ‘people are not to be trusted’ ‘you have to struggle to survive’ and ‘you have to fight to get what you need, want, and desire’.

I also firmly believe that our inner distress is why we may struggle with addictions and compulsions like; booze, casual sex, a bad diet, drugs, health, lack of exercise, money problems, smoking, impulsive behaviours, and all those defects of character we might have, or that others say we have.

How can we fix this?  Not through willpower, self-discipline, nor self-control.  The only way I know to escape the inner distress, anxiety, depression, compulsions, and addictions we honestly accept and admit we suffer from is through a long time, (maybe years), of acting as if these problems and bad feelings did not exist.  Or as they say in 12 Step Groups fake it to make it.

Some say that only the weak do things that they really shouldn’t.  And that anyone can cure their own addictions and defects of character if they just use a little willpower and self-control.  All I know is that every worthwhile person I have ever met has suffered from profound inner distress

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

your subconscious mind can become your own prison

Monochrome Monday ~ Carnal Goddess Incarnate

God may be in the details but the goddess is in the questions.
Once we begin to ask them, there is no turning back.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

who comprehends her sexuality

call her Aphrodite, Hathor, or Venus

she is carnal love incarnate

 

Sunday Prayer

Goddess, if there is a Goddess, please listen to my prayer.

Please help me to cleanse my body, mind, emotions, and spirit of the poisons that have infected and tortured me.

Please help me to cleanse myself of all that is no longer necessary in my life.  Help me towards a new beginning.

Help me to make good decisions, especially concerning what should happen when I am not around.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

In the wilderness, one’s spirit grows closer to your Goddess

Songs on Saturday ~ Bruno Mars

A strong woman builds her own world, for she is amazing.

This is a cool song from a cool-looking young guy.

The lyrics remind me of a woman I know.

Please listen responsibly.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

a very amazingly undressed woman

they’re coloured mirrors

Music ~ Flat Earth

I have come to believe that the shape of the Earth cannot be proven.  ~  Albert Einstein
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Following on from my post earlier in the week about self-deluded people who believe in a flat Earth, here’s a song about a woman who seems to believe that the Earth isn’t round.

When it comes to believing in very strange theories, it’s almost always a woman.

Please listen responsibly.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

well, there you go

the Earth is round, after all

Songs on Saturday ~ ERA

I must ride to defend what was, and the dream of what could be.

Weird, Medieval, Pseudo-Christian, Arthurian.

ERA ~ Ameno

Ameno; pleasant, calm, free from all worries and anxiety.

Chivalry; courtesy, gallantry, honour, making the choice to do right.

Only a fool is chivalrous today ~ even a truly good man will never find a Lady.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@taltalk.net

the Lady of the Lake

enchantress Nimuë of Avalon

Songs on Saturday ~ Icelandic

In Iceland, there are rocks, glaciers, inedible food, and weird music.

Of Monsters and Men ~ Little Talks.

(Stop the playback after this song, else get the whole album.)

It seems that I have developed a taste for weird music videos.

This isn’t as weird as some I’ve viewed, but it’s out there.

Iceland is the strangest of places, that’s reflected here.

Please listen responsibly, don’t be a real weirdo.

But then, just don’t listen to a word I say.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

steam punk airships are weird too

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