You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone- or how we don’t see the last time coming
We were packing up to leave from our Easter holiday and I noticed the kids talking about ‘next time…’. So sure were they that there would be a ‘next time’ in that place…but will there be?
As we pulled out of the harbour with the yellow fishing nets behind us we had know idea that … Read more
From Love to Fear and back again
The last blog I wrote was about a cuscus and a giant rat and fear and at the end of that blog I concluded that the opposite to fear was not courage but love. I argued that love was possible when we move through 5 stages:
- Awareness first to assess whether harm is intended or
Another year over and a new year just begun
Years ago I went through a phase of reading all of Bruce Chatwin’s books…starting with The Song Lines. I loved not just the travel, but his reflections on his experience. He used Moleskine notebooks on his travels and I aspired to have Moleskines as part of my life. It wasn’t until some 10 years later … Read more
Boundaries – part 2 – How to…
Morning everyone on this bright, hot and sunny bank holiday weekend (now there’s a sentence you don’t often read about England!).
Last time I wrote about boundaries and pushing back against the lovely horse Aine. Since writing that I’ve realised I haven’t actually said ‘how’ to set boundaries with humans rather than horses! Setting boundaries … Read more