Posted on 8 November 2020 at 8:22 am.
when you peel away the celophane
airtravelled roses and smell
What happens when the confident laughing girl you met last night
wakes up beside you smudged, barefaced and vulnerable?
What happens when we take children
out of their uniforms
and see individuals instead of
What would happen if we …
Posted on 8 November 2020 at 8:13 am.
What if they wrapped your strawberries in celophane so that you didn’t miss the sweet, summer honey smell of childhood stawberry picking?
What if clothes and make up were just another kind of straight jacket to keep us wrapped in conforming shiny brittle shells of plastic?
What if the rush and busy-ness of earning was …
Posted on 30 October 2020 at 7:47 pm.
When was the last time you looked into your cat’s eyes and saw curiosity lighting you?
When was the last time you wrapped your arms around your dog and held the soft, warm, body against your stress tight chest?
When was the last time you let a cow’s long trusting tongue wrap around your worried …
Posted on 26 September 2020 at 4:52 pm.
Posted on 20 September 2020 at 6:55 am.
Ok…so, not to another baby…
Giving birth to a different life.
The last time I wrote was at the end of July. A different life. Since then I have been preparing myself and the boys/young men for the return to the classrooms in
September. One has a mask on all day, the … Read more
Posted on 4 July 2020 at 8:25 am.
Covid has caused loneliness, isolated us all in our homes, kept us away from each other. Get people back into work to improve their mental health.
School closures have caused social inequity and the sooner we
get the kids back into schools the better to close that gap.
We were never lonely before? …