I love many things about Italy — its ancient cities; the musicality of the language; history from the Etruscans, through the Middle Ages to the renaissance period; the warmth and passion of its people which envelop me each time I arrive; food, sumptuous art, … I can go on and on. But one of my favourite things is aperitivo: the quintessential Italian ritual that epitomises la dolce vita. So come with me on a stroll along memory lane, where times were carefree and we could enjoy a drink in a piazza with friends and loved ones.Continue Reading
I’m Colleen Reagon.
I’m a communication professional, traveller, and wholehearted living aspirant. I’ve been weaving the threads of these areas of my life together to integrate my work life and my passionate life story. It’s been a process of paring down, finding the essence of all those parts of me to draw the vision, and selecting only what’s essential to my new story.
Writing is at the heart of my vocation and manifests itself in every role I play. I’m an ardent believer that effective communication is the foundation of good relationships. Whether that’s in business, interactions with family and friends, or through the myriad ways that technology enables us to engage with the world.
This website is about my passions, which really is all about words — words to help you communicate effectively; words to chronicle my travel experiences; and words to record my progress on the path to living a passionate life, a wholehearted life.
It’s my birthday this week and I’ve been musing on the values of Hestia, the goddess of hearth and home, and using my senses to connect to the genius loci, the spirit of my new place to create a sanctuary of my home.Continue Reading
The poetry of life: a reminder to be present to the beauty in your thoughts, on the page, in your surroundings and in the people you meet.Continue Reading