Tag: winter

Thank You Winter

Thank you winter

For glowing fire and wood-smoke,

For bonfires spiraling into the early fall of dusk,

For early nights with hot water-bottles wrapped up tight,

For long hot baths, scented lavender,

For time to read, to play cards, to find myself beaten at Scrabble.

Thank you for hot drinks, warming food, clothes which drape … Read more

Cocoon

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

SAD

The clocks have gone back and we are at that time of year where it is very possible that we don’t get to see the outside in daylight.

I hate it.

I’ve never been diagnosed but over the years I’m pretty sure that I suffer from SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is when our … Read more