When there are no words…

When there are no words…

I’m sitting with a blank piece of paper. And a blank mind. I’m numbed out with the terror of recent events, both attacks and the totally preventable deaths and traumatisation of survivors by inferno. And the incomprehensible truly ‘bloody’ negligence of some powers...

How to spice up the election…

How to spice up the election…

If you’re weary of the run up to this election and its shenanigans, spicing it up could be the answer. Here’s the idea...   Imagine you’re the divine feminine surveying the political scene and the ‘actors’ or ‘players’ involved in it.   Game 1: Pick one...

Time to reclaim a Sabbath

Time to reclaim a Sabbath

When I unlocked my front door at 6.15 am Sunday morning, a speeding car whizzed past. At 6.15 am on a Sunday morning! Twenty-three years ago when I moved here the only thing you’d hear at that time on a Sunday morning was bird song followed later by church bells. But...

Expect miracles!

Expect miracles!

Welcome to 2017… My back went into a massive spasm last Thursday, the worst I’ve had for a decade or more. It comes to something when you have to put your underpants on using one of those litter grabbers they use in parks. Or find your PJs are more comfortable than...

Christmas hoo haa or what?

Christmas hoo haa or what?

I’m sitting here blank. Not a thought, Christmassy or otherwise, enters my head. It’s a big blank no-fly zone of nothingness. To be honest, it’s wonderful.   No ‘things to do’ or ‘presents to buy’ lists. I know things are piling up but right here and now, I...