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
The Eclipse and Direct Experience
Tomorrow is the eclipse. 931am in our area and we even stand a chance of seeing it according to BBC weather as there should be clear skies for 2 hours.
- Are you going to watch it?
- Where? How?
- Why have you chosen to experience it that way?
It poses a dilemma for me…the kids are … 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