Do you remember life before the internet? Ahhhhhh yes when curiosity took longer to satisfy And eyes just stared into space When we more connected and knew what a person was like only by what they showed us in the moment Which means we didn’t know much at all, except what was important When we […]

The daily prompt…

How do you feel about cold weather? I feel cold in my fingers Cold in my toes I feel splinters from the firewood Warm cheeks when the fire glows Cold cheeks when I turn to face the southerly wind Warmth on my shoulders, like a hug from a dear friend – when the sun is […]

How do you balance work and home life? By walking out of one room and into another. I work from home. It can be a challenge to switch hats sometimes, so a small ritual cup of tea in the sunshine creates a path to my other self.

What sacrifices have you made in life? I have made so many sacrifices, time, energy, career of my own, I’ve given away things to pay bills when I was younger, so many sacrifices. But most of those choices have been worth it so perhaps they are better termed “investments in relationships”. There is a sacrifice […]

What’s the oldest things you’re wearing today? My wedding ring. Nearly 30 years. My husbands didn’t make it – it wore through ten years ago and now lives out its battered life on a shelf. Hard manual labour will do that to a workers hands.

What are your morning rituals? What does the first hour of your day look like? I get coffee for two and return to bed Then walking and running dogs for two hours Plan the day in my journal And then watch all plans go out the window throughout the day …