This is dead earth.
Like you or me maybe?
Not enough rest
or good food
No time without being disturbed or asked to work and work and work some more.
Like you or me
Then dusted with white powder
to try and encourage energy
Like you or me
When truth is failing…
It seems to me that when truth is in short supply,
there is one place I can go to that I can rely on and it is the garden.
It has been the container of cats and dogs, toddlers and teenagers, swimming and bonfires, love, laughter, rows and tears.
Whatever has happened, the grass has … Read more
Head, hand, heart, earth
I was born learning.
We were all born learning.
A friend who is the deputy head of a large primary and junior school told me sadly that when the children arrive in the education system, they are like sponges; open, curious, questioning, learning is as air. By the time they leave, they are bored, anxious … Read more
Falling in love with the earth
As I move on in this new phase, and feel more and more aware of the natural world More and more I’m thinking that the way we can move forward out of lock-down and COVID-19 is by falling in love with the earth.
I was interviewed about how nature can improve our mental health … Read more
Mother earth needs us
My sniffing continues and my tracking is turning from a meander into a trot. I can’t tell you how much difference all the midwives (listed at the end of this blog) have made and Joanna Macy is an amazing 92 year old whose beauty and grace, ferocity and endeavour is inspirational.
I am … Read more