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?”

Magic – Discover Prompts – Day 25

It’s magic. My superpower. It’s intuition. Sometimes I just get a feeling. Sometimes, I just know. They say if you don’t act within the first few seconds of a thought, you won’t commit to it. What is it you want to do? What voices are holding you back? Are they loud, impatient, scared voices? OrContinue reading “Magic – Discover Prompts – Day 25”

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”

Growth

Remember growth start from a tiny seed. Sometimes to get new growth you have to cut a great deal of dead wood away. Sometimes you need to cut right back to the base. Take my plant, passiflora edulis, I think. A couple of years ago I planted this plant in a semi-shady spot in theContinue reading “Growth”

NON-WORLD VIEW OF HISTORY?

Response to Mark Hudson’s arts review in The Telegraph, 15/06/2016, of The Tate Modern’s Art Exhibition, “Tate’s Global Spin Distorts the Story of Art” or Why I wrote Bertha’s Journal: I have read Art history, albeit only to A level standard, but I know enough about it to know that there is a received narrativeContinue reading “NON-WORLD VIEW OF HISTORY?”

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