This ‘Winter Morning’ interview is with the lovely Hayley Stewart; allotmenteer, Chair of the Sandy Carnival and long term committee member and Show Manager for Sandy Horticultural Association. What motivates you to work / run an allotment? This actually stemmed from becoming a prepper; one of the first things you learn is to keep a… Continue reading Allotmenteering: Hayley Stewart
Some stanzas on the reviving properties of nature and creativity... Gone the fog of brain slump Outside soul cramp ceases Nature offers reprieve Far from the clusterfunk Feels good to grow and sow Sweat and worth into the earth To see people as rainbows Community as a dress code Transparent tongues And clear heads… Continue reading Earth Whispers
Fantasy is a broad spectrum of wonders. As a story ends, I often find myself asking, "Then what?" I'm fascinated by the big TA-DAAA moment. A glimpse of what comes after. The sun rises, people gather, rebuilding awaits. I often linger there. It cannot be all rainbows and ribbons - a battle is won though struggles continue… Continue reading What Happens Next?
A piece I've written of my maternal grandmother is featured in the winter issue of She Who Knows. It is an independent magazine based around the wisdom of the feminine. Helmed by Cheryl Tipple-Trepat and Isabella Lazlo, it is produced in Devon and ships worldwide. Each issue is packed with inspiring and empowering content by… Continue reading Winter Wisdom
So many inspiring things are happening around the world. As someone that used to avoid media because of its depressing slant, remaining informed was difficult. Now I enjoy not only being regularly informed but inspired. Positive News is a magazine format quarterly, founded in 1993 by Shauna Crockett-Burrows and now led by Sean Dagan-Wood. I've… Continue reading Positively Newsworthy
The land speaks. The sky, sun and sea answer united. This air we breathe, this ground beneath us, this water that surrounds us. It touches us all. Awoken by sunlight, we grow up towards it - together. The wind chases, rock supports, trees shelter and water revives. This world; its song of changing seasons, from… Continue reading Home
Go quick, go lightly... to where the wind takes you and whispers beckon. Loud, soft, quiet, bright. Let it become part of you. Be in this world, be alive. Go quick, go lightly... you are here. Make the rest worth it. There are many of us. We need not place ourselves above, below, to one… Continue reading Go Lightly