Getting back to normal
I wonder if after World War 1 and World War 2 people thought that life would get back to normal, after all the trenches, the bombs the young lives lost?
I wonder if after the Spanish flu people thought that life would get back to normal?
We weren’t expecting covid and we want it to … Read more
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
Covid and Change
I sent out a survey via LinkedIn and my Facebook groups and friends and there were 56 replies. Everyone filled in all 3 questions in differing amount of details. The replies were anonymous. The sample is not representative of the population as replies came from my own networks. I didn’t ask for information … Read more
Change – Calving causes waves
The Glacial Lagoon
One of the day trips we did in Iceland took us to the Glacial Lagoon where the glaciers are melting into the sea. I’ve already written about the cognitive dissonance I felt about watching what is ultimately a sign of global warming which I had contributed to by getting on a plane.… Read more
This morning I was woken by the blackbird rather than the alarm; how different it feels to wake up with nature and when my body is ready to rather than the usual forcing of wakefulness in line with the social norms that demand we be in work.
I heard someone on the radio the other … Read more