Screw Valentines Day
I spent the weekend in the South visiting old friends, some of whom I haven’t seen for nearly 8+ years and yet, such love and warmth, so much laughter and welcome, such easy reconnection and recollection.
And isn’t this love?
I’m a notorious connector of and with people. If I like you and think of … Read more
It is a snow day. The buses are cancelled so the morning rush of getting to school has gone. No snow though, so far just rain.
So I went for a walk around my usual block, but took a bin bag, I had time.
A block later, a bin bag full.
Am I virtue signalling … Read more
Who/what/when is your family?
In 2012 (gulp!) I wrote a blog about Soul Family: the people who really get you, see you, know you, accept you, challenge you and like you even when you have been an idiot.
I even wrote about it in my first book Love Being Me.
To help people think about this I … Read more
Fox – real or metaphor
I love this card. I bought it on a walk with Liz at the coffee shop on Ynyslas. I love how curled and cozy the red is.
I saw a mother and her cub on a spring dawn, in a dingle, leafy-dark, but then, within the last 3 weeks, 5 foxes more.
One I missed … Read more
Too quick to judge
Last week, down a lane near work, I saw a tractor hedge cutting. I cursed to the person I was walking with, growling at the clipping of all the berries, decrying the farmer for taking the birds’ winter food.
The beauty of walking
I spent some of Thursday and all of Friday last week being paid to walk in the sun. How marvellous is that?
I walked with coaching clients from their place of work around the block of neat cut lawns, then down a lane, high walled with hawthorn and rose hips, red in welcome. Sometimes we … Read more