Giving Birth Again

Giving Birth

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


loneliness and social inequity

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.

What bollocks.

We were never lonely before?  … Read more


Falling in love with the earth

As I move on in this new phase, and feel more and more aware of the natural world More and more I’m thinking that the way we can move forward out of lock-down and COVID-19 is by falling in love with the earth.

I was interviewed about how nature can improve our mental health … Read more


Mother earth needs us

My sniffing continues and my tracking is turning from a meander into a trot.  I can’t tell you how much difference all the midwives (listed at the end of this blog) have made and Joanna Macy is an amazing 92 year old whose beauty and grace, ferocity and endeavour is inspirational.

I am … Read more


Rebirth

rebirth

I have been sniffing and feeling and pondering and feeling like the earth is moving under my feet and I have been trying to capture sensations in words.

Here’s where I started…feeling like these were the things that mattered to me.

I even did a podcast about it:

Then I tried to think about these … Read more


Sniffing your way

I know I haven’t been writing loads…there’s been a weird collapse of time.  Instead I have been reading and listening to podcasts and sort of listening to the natural world and how my body feels.  I can feel that change is happening but it has felt from the ground up, rather than head, like earth … Read more


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