At the moment, there is a large part of me that is wrestling with the here and now. The spiritual teacher, Eckhart Tolle says 'the primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it'. I seem to have many thoughts, and they are not all good. At the weekend, I set…Read more Wild Windy Weather
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…Read more In need of a quiet place?
Children's excitement attains new levels of fever pitch as Hysterical parents Reach for the bottled wine, which Instigating a desperate search for the corkscrew, followed by a Scramble to wrap presents in Time to have them under the tree for Morning, when fidgety offspring will Arise ridiculously early Seeking assurance that Santa has paid a visit.Now that we have celebrated the festive season. That season that takes weeks…Read more What did Christmas mean to you?
November, the air hangs still The sky left to the lament of crows A toneless dirge on empty fields The pallid sun fights to puncture thin clouds Nature’s pause, before the storms of winter. On my recent morning walks, I have noticed the stillness of the air and the quietness around me, which has been…Read more November
On the edge of summer, the green wanes and the wind is quiet. Time for the autumn’s fiery pageant to salsa her dazzling colours across the land – auburn, amber, golden yellow Before her routine is complete. Stillness throws down his thread-bare, cold edged cloak. Waiting decay creeps into her joints and sits unravelling summer’s…Read more On the Edge of Summer