Thankyou

As we look past the storm damage and the winter garden, bereft of it’s colours and usually dug up by four giant paws … We could be sad and ponder all that was lost, and is gone: lament the landscape of change. Or we could take a moment to celebrate all that has been andContinue reading “Thankyou”

Soup

As the temperature changes and jumpers are sought We get to discover the sale stuff we bought  Last winter from Next where we queued like grey dominoes To purchase more clothes, where straight under the bed they go. And finding soft clothes fitting dark cooler days , Is akin to the lure of the slow cookerContinue reading “Soup”

Chance

Nobody knows what the road ahead will bring. From an early age my philosophy has always been to prepare the way ahead, just in case tomorrow sends you a curve ball. Which we all know is exactly what life does in the most spectacular, ridiculous, heart-breaking or just plain annoying ways. Following on from ourContinue reading “Chance”

Baby bird

How old were you when you found your wings ? When did you first feel in control of your choices? Or grounded enough to let go of your fear? Whose fear was it anyway ? Did you climb a mountain in a sweltering landscape and peek at your new perspective through the gap in the clouds?Continue reading “Baby bird”

Road trip

Oh what we wouldn’t give To have another life One which has more sunshine Where no neighbours give us strife. Well here’s a little story Given with a pinch of pride, To tell you that you can indeed; And land the other side. Not only as the self you were: Bit all the missing parts,Continue reading “Road trip”

Getting rid of the old.

Emerging like dusty blinking cave people… I don’t know about you but I am in a strange place with my stuff. Haven’t we had to get far more bored with our things recently!?! In our case, the house has been chewed and nibbled to extremes and needs a tv makeover, thanks to the wonder whoContinue reading “Getting rid of the old.”

What dogs teach us

Some people believe, that every person or animal that crosses our path does so for a reason. Sometimes it is very brief moment, a look, an interaction, an understanding, or sometimes we stay longer with one another. Although we can probably agree that the pull of animal company of some kind is often felt, everyoneContinue reading “What dogs teach us”

Mountain

When I grow up I’m going to be an astronaut. And a policeman and have a zoo. Yes dear. Now. Eat your shepherd’s pie. When I grow up in going to be a ballerina with a health food shop that helps refugees and run for local councillor. Darling that’s amazing, you’ll need to learn lotsContinue reading “Mountain”

Sandcastle

This week has made me realise just how fast the Roller-coaster between feeling pure joy and the physical paralysis sadness can wreak in this wonderland we call lockdown.It is amazing. One minute everything is so boringly normal you could scream stepping into your Monday pants, and then all of a sudden there you are staringContinue reading “Sandcastle”