Listen to the land
I grew up in Kent, with parents who didn’t come from that area. Often during school holidays we would return home to where my mum grew up on the Welsh and Shropshire borders. It was evident, even as a young child, that this was where Mum felt was home.
As soon as I could drive, … Read more
How would it be if we started every day like this?
I have been reading ‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ which is just one of the most beautiful books I have read in a long time. In it is Haudenosaunee Thanks Giving address or ‘The Words That Come Before All Else’ and I wonder how it would be if we all started our day with it, if we … Read more
Talking about the menopause
It feels like a long time ago that I was writing blogs about the menopause in 2015/16:
and female hormones:
To be honest, I don’t really think about the menopause much these days … Read more
Why we all need a support boat
I first met Nadine when she was re-training to be a teacher. She then went on to be my son’s form tutor and one day he came home and said Ms Bowker hadn’t been in because she was swimming the channel.
Anyone that has ever done teacher training knows how tough it is and Nadine … Read more
I remember when I was younger, I used to read my horoscope. I’m a Piscean and it used to say that I was psychic and that I could see things other people couldn’t see.
I was really frustrated. I wanted to be able to do things like telekenesis that I read about in … Read more
2 lives saved today
The kids and I had walked the dog, shut the back gate and gone inside, leaving the dog in the garden. Except, he wasn’t in the garden. The side gate was open from a delivery and he ran onto the busy road.
A lovely neighbour, caught him and brought him in with … Read more