Living differently 1 – Designing a life that fits with your values and needs
Rather than fitting your life in around work, here’s how it is possible to tweek and change your work so it fits in with what you want and what suits you, rather than the other way around.
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I love this tree,
this entry into a whole different world.
You can look right inside and smell
the tart tang of fox or badger or something else I can not tell.
I can’t see where the woody cavern goes,
it turns round a corner,
so I imagine, but can’t see, an … Read more
The jubilee – 7 generations
Whether you are a royalist or not, the jubilee must have brushed past you at least a little this weekend.
I still have my mug from the silver jubilee, when I was still in primary school and remember how disappointed I was that we were on holiday in Devon for the street party our neighbours … Read more
The older I get
the more I understand that wisdom does not reside in my head
it is in my gut
and how my body
to fully experience
itself is part
of the wider web
that is the trees
cannot be colonised or bought… Read more
The gift of gratitude
There is no greater gift than gratitude
for in the thanking of the world and the other
we find ourselves rewarded in the recognition of all that we have received,
all that we ignore and take for granted,
our heart beating,
our lungs expanding,
our hands peeling the potatoes,
our eyes seeing each other’s smiles,… Read more
When truth is failing…
It seems to me that when truth is in short supply,
there is one place I can go to that I can rely on and it is the garden.
It has been the container of cats and dogs, toddlers and teenagers, swimming and bonfires, love, laughter, rows and tears.
Whatever has happened, the grass has … Read more