Where is my wifi???

I am living without wifi.

I am writing this from a friend’s house (thank you Jo) as we have had no wifi for nearly a week now and are unlikely to have it for another week thanks to an ‘upgrade’ (oh the irony!!).

wifi

So this is just a quickie but this is what I have … Read more


Mothers and Spiritual Practice

Today I want to be at the sweat lodge. Today I want to be with my kids.  I can’t do both. I’m sitting at home writing this rather than driving to the sweat lodge because I chose family over spirituality.  How can mothers combine the two?

Feeling Torn

mothers

I hate the word ‘spirituality’ for all … Read more


Sea Lessons

We’re by the sea, a sea warm enough to swim in, float on and dabble in and it’s been teaching us lessons.

Sea

Here are some of the lessons the sea has been teaching me, practical, emotional and otherwise:

Teach your children to swim and make sure you can swim yourself

One of our group did … Read more


Death at our shoulder

Death seems to be having a feeding frenzy this year.  David Bowie, Caroline Aherne, Alan Rickman, Muhammad Ali, Prince, Victoria Lane, Ronnie Corbett, Paul Daniels and Terry Wogan to name some.  These are the people and names I grew up with.  My mum loved Terry Wogan and he was the breakfast time voice, after Jimmy … Read more


Slavery – what if….

Slavery

History

What if black male violence and gangs were understandable ?

What if we could look back not so many generations and remember the cruelty of the the slave trade. What if we had ancestors who were shipped; bound and suffocating across an ocean, sold like animals and then beaten, starved worked and raped as … Read more


Pendulum Swinging

A couple of years ago friend Clare told me about the pendulum affect and at the moment I’m noticing it all over the place in my life at the moment.

pendulum

The pendulum affect is the swing from one extreme to another to eventually find the middle to settle in.

Brexit

So, take Brexit. Up until … Read more