I am writing this in May 2020. On Friday, the air was so clear that you could see for miles. It was a day with high winds. I was out on a 17 k walk across farms and open country, and I watched in awe as an oak tree of around 70 years old, dancedContinue reading “Why are we killing ourselves? Money?”
If you take a look at fairy tales, you’ll find they often come in threes. The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Cinderella has two ugly sisters. I used to call my three siblings The Three Little Ones. I grew up with a love of story. For a while I had threeContinue reading “Three – Discover Prompts”
I gave birth to a beautiful bouncing boy in 1989. My own newborn. I was 22 years old. I had been married the year before. I was new to mothering. I was a career girl. A successful manager. I fell in love with my helpless child and knew that I needed to look after himContinue reading “New – born – discover Prompts”
The best work is not always the most perfect
I was listening to BBC Sounds yesterday, and I caught the end of a podcast on Beethoven. Now Beethoven has long been a favourite composer of mine. Yesterday’s offering enhanced my understanding of why this was and of my own sensitivity. Beethoven was not well loved when I was young; he was criticized and derided,Continue reading “orchestrate – Discover Prompts – Day 8”
Photograher, Hermione Laake (young mum of 24 years, writer and ex-retail manger, 1990). I thought I would write a Coronovirus diary, as I read one blog on behaviour from Toronto and found it interesting from a psychological perspective. Covid-19 Here, in our small town we have over four coffee shops; all are shut down andContinue reading “A town in Bristol city”
It was a major relapse. I feel I have let you all down. But mostly I’ve let myself down.