Giving Birth Again
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
I’m confused – Lock down – open up – back to normal – but it’s not normal
Lock down in a way was simple. Stay in. Stay put. Stay home.
In England this, in Wales that, Ireland and Scotland have another. Living on the border has never felt so confusing.
2 meters, 1 meter, but not in schools because then we can’t fit all the children in and we … 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.
We were never lonely before? … Read more
Shop less, drive less, save your sanity and save the world
Lock- down saved us time and money (if we had work)
How many of you have hardly spent anything during lock-down apart from on food?
So many people I have spoken to have told me how much money they have saved, how little they have spent and how they have realised that most of what … 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