Pink Moon and the metre/meter meadow

Tonight we experience a pink moon. Usually I blog this on my other site, hermionelaakeloveslavender@wordpress.com – I thought I’d blog on here for a change, since so many of you seem to enjoy my writing. Pink Moon gets its name from Wild Ground Phlox, a North American spring flower. Below are some other pink flowers,Continue reading “Pink Moon and the metre/meter meadow”

Dish – part two

We cooked together, the flour a sticky mess, and used the remainder to make papier mache`pinata. Today’s dish: Home made sauce for pasta, or gnocchi. Recipe: Tomato puree Olive oil Garlic 1 red onion Rosemary Basil 1 stock cube Method: Lightly fry the onion and garlic in olive oil; remove from the heat, stir inContinue reading “Dish – part two”

Day 2. Open, your heart

“Have some compassion,” he said. Me? I thought. Aren’t I the most compassionate person on this planet? I said nothing. I deferred to thought. Slow to anger. What I have lost is compassion. I realised that this means that I am least compassionate to myself. I am angry with myself for finally failing to feedContinue reading “Day 2. Open, your heart”

These Hands

these hands have held five babies, over and over and over again. These hands have pushed trikes, bikes, chairs, swings, have combed hair, tied plaits, knotted shoes, scrubbed out the mud from football boots, held the handle of a hoover day after day after day, ironed, stirred, flipped pancakes, picked up ladybirds, ailing birds, andContinue reading “These Hands”

Ode to a dish

This plate seems ordinary, Well alright then, extraordinary, There isn’t one like it in the world We painted it ourselves It is green and red, a perfect watermelon, Made with nature’s complimentary colours, An art teacher once showed me a colour wheel and said Orange and blue Yellow and purple, Green and red And nowContinue reading “Ode to a dish”

Where Streets Meet – Discover Prompts

This is a writing prompt blog, vis-a`-vis Ben Huberman, Ah, three streets? The first is right outside that stately building on Star and Garter Hill. That building with the view that Turner painted, that housed all the war veterans. This war is silent, but more deadly my dear. The second is the street I grewContinue reading “Where Streets Meet – Discover Prompts”

Music – Discover Prompts, Blackbird, New World in the Morning #We Didn’t Start the Fire

This is a writing prompt blog, Thank you to Ben Huberman for suggesting this writing prompt. I’m sat at home listening to classic FM and writing/ editing a 3000 word essay for my MA with Kingston School of Art. This writing prompt is great therapy for me as I’m really missing my 5 children. WeContinue reading “Music – Discover Prompts, Blackbird, New World in the Morning #We Didn’t Start the Fire”

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