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
Autumn is here and this year my son hasn’t written a poem about school sucking the school out of him and I haven’t written a poem about time being strangled as I have done before:
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Lies withering on the floors
Covered with the ocre leaves of August’s mourning,
Cramped, dark, confined,
I met the woman I would like to be
I met the woman I would like to be for only a fleeting moment, but one which is planted in my mind powerful and deep.
I was walking along the Dorset path, through the woods, across the heath and down to hill to the pebbled sea, and as I walked, I saw a couple talking … Read more
I have been feeling overwhelmed. It doesn’t happen very often, but yesterday it did.
Feeling overwhelmed is a bit like being lost in the fog; I know there is nothing else … Read more
On reading Nikita Gill
Oh! What a relief
To find myself,
Reflected back at me
Without the corsets
Of manned constraints,
Unlaced to let me breath.
I can freely exhale
My own experience
Reflected back at me.
All those years at school learning the lines of … Read more