Tag: FRIENDSHIP

NICE PEOPLE

How many nice people do you know? Let me be a little more specific: How many people do you know who you feel at ease with; who are genuine and real; who are warm and thoughtful; who you know care sincerely and consistently about you; who you trust, and who are committed to companionship with … Continue reading NICE PEOPLE

TALKING TO YOURSELF

Up to now I've never shared my personal feelings on my blog. That may be partly because I'm in touch with who I really am, and what I'm really like, and how un-like the majority of people I am, and so how few people can tolerate me! As my brother once said to me so … Continue reading TALKING TO YOURSELF

MY TEN GREATEST EXPERIENCES 7: LAUGHING WITH MATES

Some of my favorite experiences are not once-only events but types, and one of the best and most memorable pleasures of life so far has been having a laugh with some good friends... My idea of a real friend is someone I can relax and be myself with-not someone I have to force myself to … Continue reading MY TEN GREATEST EXPERIENCES 7: LAUGHING WITH MATES

YOUR ONE TRUE FRIEND

  How many of us know how to be a good friend? How many of us know the pleasure of having one? (SNUFMUMRIKO: "Some Distant Afternoon") Two years ago I wrote a post called “Profile of a good friend”, partly in honor of my good mate Terence Ruffle, who, unfortunately, lives on the other side of … Continue reading YOUR ONE TRUE FRIEND

PROFILE OF A GOOD FRIEND

In honor of my good friend Terence’s birthday on September 28th, I thought it would be a nice idea to summarize the character traits and qualities that make up a good friend. I don’t mean someone you just know at work, or someone you dated five years ago, I mean a real, true friend. I … Continue reading PROFILE OF A GOOD FRIEND