Rumi – Poet and Scholar

Rumi Quotes The Love and Wisdom of Rumi, Persian Poet & Scholar Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī and more popularly simply as Rumi, was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian and Sufi mystic.  His work transcends location, ethnicities, time, language and spirituality and has millions of followers the world over. Rumi […]

Emerald City – Grant Dodwell’s Australian National Theatre Live

Grant Dodwell’s Australian National Theatre Live brings Emerald City into cinemas. Recently on my Gypsy Traveller Tour of Eastern Australia, I had the good fortune to be invited to the screening of Grant Dodwell’s Australian National Theatre Live production of ‘Emerald City’ in Nambour, Queensland. Emerald City is a 1987 play by Australian playwright David […]

Social Media – a great way to make new friends

Over the years Social Media has been blamed for many things such as feeding peoples addictive behaviour; creating face to face communication breakdown; the breaking up of marriages etc. It is not Social Media that is to blame but the choices you as an individual make. In most cases it is used as an excuse for all […]

Indie Author – a Self Publishing Author with Michael E Thornley

                                                     Indie Author – a Self Publishing Author  Indie Authors (Indie being a short form of Independent) are basically ‘If you see yourself as the creative director of your books, […]

Twists of Fate Written & Published by Michael E Thornley

GREAT NEWS I am so happy to share with you all that I have just published my first book “Twists of Fate” BUY IT HERE 🙂 “Twists of Fate” is available NOW on Amazon.com as an Ebook (Kindle) Amazon USA Link Amazon Australia Link Amazon UK Link “Twists of Fate”- published March 2016 Twists of […]

Everything has its Own Voice

‘The universe is composed of subjects to be communed with, not objects to be exploited. Everything has its own voice. Thunder and lightening and stars and planets, flowers, birds, animals, trees — all these have voices and they constitute a community of existence that is profoundly related.‘ ~ Thomas Berry ~ (Image: ‘Stained Glass Wing’ […]