We are nearly at the end of our third round of watching Friends.
Yes, all the series, all the episodes, nearly three times.
The first time was about 4 years ago, then we watched again during the pandemic, and then we started again as my eldest started to move away from home. It’s what … Read more
To look for wonder
To look for wonder
By the sea
Has reminded me
Reminds me how to pay attention,
How to move the paint brush,
Sing a song,
Lie starfished floating.
How to sit and gaze as gulls kite high,
As terns skim waves,
Kittens … 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
Creating Communities that Care through Covid-19
Schools will close
So..by the time you read this the decision may have been made, if not I strongly predict that schools will be closed by the end of the week and that we will be in ‘lock down’ and told to ‘socially distance’. Already, many corporates have had their employees working from home and … Read more
Community and why we need to stop making like we’re penguins
I’ve just come back from a holiday with lots of other families. Because we are all sharing the same space, we start our time together with a meeting where we work out the ground rules we are going to use to co-exist with each other and each other’s children.
We decide on bed … Read more
Mother Threw New Born – Who cares?
I spotted this headline outside our village shop and saw red.
The story in The Advertiser told of how a 31 year old woman who threw her newborn baby out of the window.
She had kept her ‘unwanted pregnancy’ ‘a secret’ and had ‘had expressed a desire to kills both herself and her unborn … Read more