Why are we killing ourselves? Money?

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?”

Three – Discover Prompts

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”

New – born – 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 manger. I fell in love with my helpless child and knew that I needed to look after himContinue reading “New – born – discover Prompts”

orchestrate – Discover Prompts – Day 8

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”

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