2020 has definately been a year when I saw things with more clarity and sharpness. The unconscious trance, or denial I had been … Read more
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
I have been sniffing and feeling and pondering and feeling like the earth is moving under my feet and I have been trying to capture sensations in words.
Here’s where I started…feeling like these were the things that mattered to me.
I even did a podcast about it:
Then I tried to think about these … Read more