This is a something I wrote for friends who got married 18 months ago. I wanted to write a story for them on their wedding day but Love had other ideas; it wanted to write them letter so I decided to get out of the way and be Love’s secretary! Here’s what Love had to … Read more
What is a life well lived?
I went to a funeral this week.
It was a humanist funeral which celebrated all that Alan had been and all that he had done and all the ways in which he had touched people’s lives. And as I sat there, I reflected on how well he had lived … Read more
So, after a long spell dealing with things down the bottom of Maslow (which still need attention)…the early mornings and longer nights do seem to be finally having an effect.
During the inspiration lull I’ve been noticing that my urge to succeed and achieve seems to have gone. I’ve been big on achievement in my … Read more
Tomorrow is the eclipse. 931am in our area and we even stand a chance of seeing it according to BBC weather as there should be clear skies for 2 hours.
- Are you going to watch it?
- Where? How?
- Why have you chosen to experience it
The last blog I wrote was about a cuscus and a giant rat and fear and at the end of that blog I concluded that the opposite to fear was not courage but love. I argued that love was possible when we move through 5 stages:
- Awareness first to assess whether harm is intended
The other Saturday night we watched Lost Land of the Volcano on BBC which showed Steve Backshall, Gordon Buchanan, a giant rat (as big as a cat) and a cuscus (a tree climbing marsupial)l in a crater of an extinct volcano in New Guinea.
The cuscus was first ever seen on camera by Buchanan and … Read more
Remember that song: More More More (or am I showing my age here? The video is so 70s it will make you laugh and cringe)
One of the pieces of feedback I got from the blog about contentment was how easy it is to keep looking for more, rather … Read more
Hi all..there were a whole load of photos for this post but I’m in Croatia on a nightmare of an internet connection and they’re not loading so I’ll have to use word. Sorry.
So I’ve been thinking about sex in a long term relationship and wondering if/how/what keeps the passion going once the two year … Read more
Maya Angelou died today and I feel sad.
Barbara Mainwaring died a week ago and I feel sad.
Emile Van Dantzig died a couple of weeks ago and I feel sad.
I’m guessing you will know Maya Angelou, but you might not know Emile or Barbara. So let me tell you a bit about them.… Read more