The shift to fifty
On Monday I turn fifty. It feels significant.
I’m really aware that I’ve not been blogging as often as I have been for the last few years. I miss it. I miss the communication it brings.
But when I sit down to write it feels like I have nothing of importance to say. In the … Read more
Identity – who am I?
I’d like to say I’m having and identity crisis. But I’m not. Because I don’t feel like there is a me to have an identity crisis about.
You are never alone
Do you ever feel alone?
We were away over Easter and there were times when I felt really alone.
We usually go on holiday with other people and I love having the choice to be alone or with others. This time it was just us. The kids had each other and most of the time … Read more
Compassion not solutions
I’m a problem solver. In fact, I like to think I’m pretty good at finding solutions. I even felt proud of this part of my character..until this week when I have started to think again.
My mum died 15 years ago on the 19th Jan. There are still moments when I feel flayed by her … Read more
You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone- or how we don’t see the last time coming
We were packing up to leave from our Easter holiday and I noticed the kids talking about ‘next time…’. So sure were they that there would be a ‘next time’ in that place…but will there be?
As we pulled out of the harbour with the yellow fishing nets behind us we had know idea that … Read more
Transmitting or receiving?
So, after a long spell dealing with things down the bottom of Maslow (which still need attention)…the early mornings and longer nights do seem to be finally having an effect.
During the inspiration lull I’ve been noticing that my urge to succeed and achieve seems to have gone. I’ve been big on achievement in my … Read more