I've just shifted from editing a book into drafting another. I've worked on this book throughout the pandemic and wanted to share some of the things I did, that led me into the spaces between. Originally intended for release early 2021, production delay and a decision to take a deeper look, became a learning curve. … Continue reading The Spaces Between… (the editing process)
I enjoy the fresh air and quiet of gardening, early in the morning. Collecting plants and bulbs, I settle in hebes, including an Andromeda Blue Ice. Then some box hedge, daffodils and tulips. Over the years, I've planted flowering evergreens, perennials, bulbs and trees. I enjoy repeat planting in various colours and varieties, mostly lavenders, … Continue reading Hedges, Books & Berries
Children's collection STAR & BARK - Soothing Stories for All Ages is inspired by wildlife, science and history. The 8 timeless stories are available now! Doodling and colouring are so much fun. In recent years, their therapeutic and calming benefits have become widely known. Each book is a unique collaboration of the reader's illustrations and … Continue reading Launching STAR & BARK
Autumn has arrived - brisk, breezy and bright! I'm loving it. How about you? With cooler days, comes more energy. Weeks flow in a fulfilling rhythm of work, studies, exercise and hobbies. Rather than play catch-up, I've created simpler plans, that remain flexible and favour the longview considerably more. This garden that I've puttered around … Continue reading Into the Garden…
Emporer Marcus Aurelius, of Rome. Writer and Stoic. The words he wrote two thousand years ago, have a wonderful way of opening doorways and sending refreshing breezes through places in my wanderings, that I love to venture. Below are 3 phrases from Meditations, that I've found myself returning to often, of late... Keep looking straight … Continue reading Oh Marcus…
SPIRALS - a collection of poetry, is out now! It is devoted to science, love, nature, the abstract, the sacred and sublime. Read them aloud, in a whisper, to a friend or lover, into the wind, under a tree. Let the words carry you deeper within or towards the sky. Wherever your heart roams. These … Continue reading Launching SPIRALS!
I'm happy to announce that the poetry collection I created last year is being released into the world early 2020! There are 100 featured poems, covering such topics as science, love, nature, the abstract, the sacred and sublime. I've written poetry for 3 decades and sifted through over 500 poems to choose those that best … Continue reading SPIRALS – poetry collection
This ‘Winter Morning’ interview is with the lovely Hayley; allotmenteer and horticulturist. What motivates you to work / run an allotment? This stemmed from growing up in a family of keen gardeners - fresh veg and fruit is a must! I've steered more towards a homesteading lifestyle that focuses on growing vegetables, salading and fruit, … Continue reading Allotmenteering: Hayley Stewart