Posted on 16 April 2016 at 8:40 pm.
Do you ever feel alone?
We were away over Easter and there were times when I felt really alone.
We usually go on holiday with other people and I love having the choice to be alone or with others. This time it was just us. The kids had each other and most of the time …
Posted on 10 April 2016 at 8:05 pm.
I’ve just been listening to a
podcast about the Dangerous Old Woman on Sounds True By Clarissa Pinkola Estes (CPE).
CPE describes the Dangerous Old Woman as one who goes where she wants, says what she wants and will speak her mind. She is afraid of no-one, follows no rules, but listens to her …
Posted on 20 March 2016 at 11:43 am.
What is the perfect holiday for you and your family?
It’s that time of year again when people start to think about where they want to go on holiday with their family.
We wait all year to go on holiday..so how is it that they can end of being so stressful.
To me this makes …
Posted on 12 March 2016 at 6:08 am.
I’d love my own bed.
We’re sleeping in separate beds at the moment.
We haven’t fallen out, we aren’t splitting up, no one has had an affair, we are just sleeping in separate beds at the moment.
He’s had a cold so has been sniffling and coughing so has been bravely suffering in the spare …
Posted on 5 March 2016 at 6:04 am.
What is success?
What does success look like to you?
I don’t know about you, but when I was growing up, success was having a good job, a house and a car. We had to work hard at school, get good results and then those would lead to a good degree and onward to that …
Posted on 28 February 2016 at 8:08 am.
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
Posted on 20 February 2016 at 5:31 pm.
There are some people who are light holders.
They hold our light when we can not see it.
They ignite the light where it has gone out.
They initiate light where there was none.
The give us back our light when we are ready to receive it.
They help us make our light brighter.
Posted on 14 February 2016 at 6:48 am.
I need your help to stop domestic abuse and violence.
This is my
Playing Big mission. I have set up a website to help stop domestic abuse. It is called Together Against Domestic Abuse.
1 in 4 women will suffer from domestic abuse in their life (and some men) and every week 2 women are …
Posted on 6 February 2016 at 10:02 am.
You know those things that record producers use; is it equalisers? The thingy that gets the balance right? (You can tell I’ve spent a lot of time hanging round in recording studios with famous artists can’t you? No? OK, well, in reality, 2 days in a hired recording studio with a boyfriend’s band in my …
Posted on 30 January 2016 at 12:18 am.
Divorce. Just wondering…what if the amount of divorce and single parents households were linked to World War II?
What would it have been like to pack your child onto a train with their teacher, never knowing if you would see them again?
What would it have been like to be that child, wrenched not only …