Screw Valentines Day
I spent the weekend in the South visiting old friends, some of whom I haven’t seen for nearly 8+ years and yet, such love and warmth, so much laughter and welcome, such easy reconnection and recollection.
And isn’t this love?
I’m a notorious connector of and with people. If I like you and think of … Read more
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
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
A letter from Love
This is a something I wrote for friends who got married 18 months ago. I wanted to write a story for them on their wedding day but Love had other ideas; it wanted to write them letter so I decided to get out of the way and be Love’s secretary! Here’s what Love had to … Read more
Life Well Lived
What is a life well lived?
I went to a funeral this week.
It was a humanist funeral which celebrated all that Alan had been and all that he had done and all the ways in which he had touched people’s lives. And as I sat there, I reflected on how well he had lived … Read more
Transmitting or receiving?
So, after a long spell dealing with things down the bottom of Maslow (which still need attention)…the early mornings and longer nights do seem to be finally having an effect.
During the inspiration lull I’ve been noticing that my urge to succeed and achieve seems to have gone. I’ve been big on achievement in my … Read more