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
This morning I sat in the doctor's surgery and cried. It is the third time I have sat in the same position in the last few weeks. Progress has been, I suppose, because the crescendo of emotion spewing out from the build up of the last few months - frustration, weariness, pain and confusion -…Read more When Stress Couch Surfs on my Sofa!