When I became a mother,
I only had two,
I have been lucky to watch these babies grow, and stretch, and fill into
the young men they are becoming.
Their swelling, ripening,
shakes me off.
I am being phased out,
of the day-to-day mothering
which has been so consuming.
I feel … Read more
Listen to the land
I grew up in Kent, with parents who didn’t come from that area. Often during school holidays we would return home to where my mum grew up on the Welsh and Shropshire borders. It was evident, even as a young child, that this was where Mum felt was home.
As soon as I could drive, … Read more
How would it be if we started every day like this?
I have been reading ‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ which is just one of the most beautiful books I have read in a long time. In it is Haudenosaunee Thanks Giving address or ‘The Words That Come Before All Else’ and I wonder how it would be if we all started our day with it, if we … Read more
I remember when I was younger, I used to read my horoscope. I’m a Piscean and it used to say that I was psychic and that I could see things other people couldn’t see.
I was really frustrated. I wanted to be able to do things like telekenesis that I read about in … Read more
You are never alone
This has been a tricky week. Death has been in the air and the coaching sessions I have been doing but it was an unexpected visitor to my conversation with Carol Cumber of the Natural Harmony Center.
Carol has one of the dirtiest laughs I know and is playful, naughty, irreverent and fun.
She is … Read more
Turn your face the sun and let the shadows fall behind you
Endorphins are the chemicals which our own body produce which make us feel good. They act like natural opiods in our own body to release stress and reduce pain and to boost pleasure and well-being. These are the drugs which keep us addicted to our phones (the ‘hit’ we get from a text gives us