Manchester- A Story

My heart is pumping, it’s soo exciting. We’ve been dancing and singing all night: girl power! I look good. We all look good. Arianna is great – amazing. We’re singing and pushing and hugging – arms linked. We want to buy a programme; we were too excited on the way in so we didn’t. I … Read more


The shift to fifty

On Monday I turn fifty.  It feels significant.

I’m really aware that I’ve not been blogging as often as I have been for the last few years.  I miss it.  I miss the communication it brings.

But when I sit down to write it feels like I have nothing of importance to say.  In the … Read more


You have a choice

The kids and I have just been watching the nature series on the BBC about Thailand which focuses on the link between humans, spirituality as well as nature.  We were watching a woman wading through lotus fields when youngest son asked why the lotus is part of Buddhism.

The commentary explained it as; ‘out of … Read more


Hormones and The Female Brain

OMG.. I have read another book that you HAVE to read.  It will help you underestand yourself and the hormones which influence your life.

hormones

It was part of my book-a-day holiday fest and I wish I had had it when I was a kid; but then the research has only been available in the last … Read more


9 years – looking forward and back

9 years ending

What a year 2016 has been..all those deaths; Bowie, Prince, George Michael, Richard Adams, and 2 old friends…and on and on.

Then Brexit, Trump, Syria, the lorry in Marseilles, the lorry in Berlin.

So many endings.

9 years

One of the main things that P and I argue about is that I am curious … Read more


Identity – who am I?

I’d like to say I’m having and identity crisis. But I’m not. Because I don’t feel like there is a me to have an identity crisis about.

identity

I’m aware that I didn’t blog last week and it’s because I feel like I’m in a bit of a cocoon soup and so I’m not really sure … Read more


Cocoon

This morning I was woken by the blackbird rather than the alarm; how different it feels to wake up with nature and when my body is ready to rather than the usual forcing of wakefulness in line with the social norms that demand we be in work.

I heard someone on the radio the other … Read more