Over New Year I was in Dorset again with the people who first brought Greta Thunberg to my attention. We listened to the Radio 4 interview with Greta and her father and then discussed our responses. There was some despondency in the room; people feeling disheartened by the anger and negativity Thunberg has attracted, so … Read more
I don’t have many words this week…just images of autumn and fragments of thoughts.
I learnt to knit during half term and have made three scarves and am loving the feeling of the needles moving and the wool weaving.
I am learning to ride. I can transition from walk to trot to canter and back … Read more
The land holds memories. Not just that I remember being there, but that it reminds me of me and the people I have shared it with.
I’ve just come back from a place in Dorset where my kids and I have been meeting up with friends for the last 3 years or so. There … Read more
I know I keep writing about Iceland, but the place got under my skin and is still there.
In many ways it was just like England; clothes, streets, cars, foods were recognisable and they spoke great English.
And yet, our land is so stable. I don’t mean politically, I mean geologically, whereas Iceland … Read more
The Glacial Lagoon
One of the day trips we did in Iceland took us to the Glacial Lagoon where the glaciers are melting into the sea. I’ve already written about the cognitive dissonance I felt about watching what is ultimately a sign of global warming which I had contributed to by getting on a plane.… Read more
We’ve just come back from Iceland and we have seen such beauty. Waterfalls, lava fields, fjords, geysers and geothermal pools.
We have also seen glaciers melting. One calved when we were there. Calving is when an iceberg splits and breaks off. It sounded like thunder and those of who were standing near to the … Read more