I wish I could smooth the lines in my life the way I clear the lines off a messy bed The sheets are straightened out corners tucked in neatly pillows puffed up ready to place a heavy head onto them I let out a gentle sigh as I lie down The load within packing up … Continue reading Renewal
'There are a lot of people with a lot of ideas about beauty and love. When you love someone a lot, they just look like love' - Cinderella Liberator by Rebecca Solnit.
Opening up to the idea of being challenged means that there are no experts, just good practice and sometimes more questions to an existing practice. It helps understand the principle behind rules and also appreciate why rules are there in the first place. I use rules as guides and sometimes just to say no to … Continue reading Rules
A robin had been waking me up at 3:30 AM much to my annoyance and thrill. At first, I thought it was a distress call, however, it seemed more regular. Today I clocked this event and it lasted 2 hours exactly.Waking up at this hour felt strangely refreshing. The road outside my window looked empty, … Continue reading Waking up with the birds
Returning to the old bed to sleep and waking up with satisfaction. The sun is hitting my face and I curl up like a cat on a window sill, soaking it up. I then retire to read Donna Tartt's 'The Secret History' to become what I read. Love the solitude, the way the book absorbs … Continue reading Happy State
Love sometimes takes a beating when mum and I call. At the moment it is still kiss-and- make-up, while our ongoing endeavour is agreeing to disagree.
Autumn is all about change, passion and celebration. I picked three books packed with these themes. Rebecca is all about ownership, change & obsession and an all consuming read. It begins with “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” A gripping memory that is unshakeable even after it has lapsed. Obsession has an essence of … Continue reading Autumn Reading