Love is in the air

Is it in your heart? These are such difficult times. The future doesn’t appear to be going anywhere soon; the past seems so long ago. There is new growth and new life and new partnerships building in the natural world. For us, there’s too little of everything. Even traditions and celebrations are memories. Dydd Santes…

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Marriage Lines: a celebration

Today my husband and I clocked up forty seven years of marriage. We’ve been together just sixteen weeks longer than that.Yes, that was fast going, and no, I wasn’t pregnant! To celebrate thirty three years together I wrote a poem – a bit of fun but based on the loose facts. I’d like to share…

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Awareness Weeks: share the love

In these ultra-busy times there seem to be an increasing number of Awareness Days / Weeks / Months. I totally agree with reminding people to spare a thought for others; my trouble is, it is so difficult to keep track. So I’ve decided to dedicate this post to a general awareness and encourage everyone to…

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In Transit: a love poem

Alone this night airport near deserted, waiting, waiting the announcement to board. Bored? No. Mind still working. The tannoy pings – paging Awatarna – unknown name in an unknown voice underlines I am a foreigner here. Transitory hours killed in unknown shops with reassuring names; but I am misplaced, in transit between worlds that shape…

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Bringing in the romance

Just to set the tone for Valentine Day here are a few books and films that I have loved over the years. For those who love nothing more than to snuggle up with a great story: The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald: obsessive, and unrequited, love Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte: love through trauma, toward eventual…

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