Our lives have been turned upside down and we don’t know what’s normal anymore. In fact, we are all having to adapt to a new normal. In December 2019, Covid -19 and coronavirus were words bandied about in reference to what was going on in China. For many of us, it was a news story … Continue reading NORMAL IS CHANGING
There Is A Kind Of Hush
I woke up Sunday morning and the world was different. I felt it in my bones and sensed it all around me, the subtle but distinct change that had taken place in the hours I'd slept. I’ve always been an early riser and like most people, I follow an ordinary, but a fairly regimented morning … Continue reading There Is A Kind Of Hush
Life Is What Happens To You And Me
Life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans. (Lyrics from Beautiful Boy, by John Lennon) We all have them - those times of indescribable chaos in our lives, when nothing seems to go according to schedule or plan. It doesn't matter that things have been written on the calendar in 'super-indelible-never-comes-off-till-you're-dead-and-maybe-even-longer markers … Continue reading Life Is What Happens To You And Me
Ticking All The Boxes
Have you ever filled in a survey or a form that says 'check all boxes that apply'? I know I have, especially in filling out medical forms - yes, I'm a non-smoker (does that one cigar in Cuba count?), no bed-wetting (fully toilet trained since I was a year old), excessive worry ( OMG... one highlight, two … Continue reading Ticking All The Boxes
Even at night, the melody never stops – it just slows, quietens and becomes a lullaby.
In Search of Home
All in all, home is a sacred space.