Spring, You’re early?!

Spring, You’re early?!

March 2019 Hello there,  Spring here. Winter has decided not to be bothered this year. Poor thing, worn out dumping snow on Austria. So I thought I'd come early!  I hope you don't mind? Kind regards Spring March 2018 Waltzing with wispy, willow trees The bitter east wind does as it, please. The wilful winter [...]

5 Minutes by the Sea

5 Minutes by the Sea

On still days, 
The Sea laps the shores of humanity  
Quietly soothing hearts 
And whispering 
That it needs no permission 
To arrive,                 
 or leave.

It was a surprising weather window, or so I am told by our AirB&B host as we arrived at our long weekend accommodation fresh [...]

Improve your Emotional Wellbeing in just Five Minutes

Improve your Emotional Wellbeing in just Five Minutes

The sun turned my head While my eyes were cast down Picking my feet over steep, muddy ground. The bland, bleached bark Of the thin beech trees Illuminated by the golden beams.   I read a report this week in the Journal of Positive Psychology. Researchers at the University of Regina, Canada showed that spending [...]

In need of a quiet place?

In need of a quiet place?

We seem to be living at an interesting time in history. I will be honest and say I am not really enjoying it. January has begun with an intensity and a level of uncertainty that stretches the emotional sinews to a breaking point. New Year is always a time for reflection and making plans and I [...]

When the Frost Came

When the Frost Came

The quiet frost came this morning Her winter paint box open with glee Every shade of white at her disposal Stone, ivory, snow and Alice blue.   The silent frost came this morning To dress the dead leaves in clothes of ice Their edges trimmed with frozen fur And embellished with sparkling chill   The [...]