Food fun

Red-faced radish! Here’s my latest food fun individual.It may look like it, but this little radish is exactly as it rolled out of the bag.Unfortunately, as cute as it looks it’s now in the crisper waiting to join my next salad. I hope my little radish brings a smile. And, by the way, if you’ve…

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Beachcomber: free to roam

Soft sand oozes through tightly curled toeswarm waves wash deliciously over settling feet;surveying my horizons I am a beachcomber: orange, magenta, ivory spheresgrown knobbed and spiked over the years;momentary dream of tired totyelling their dream at parent hot,who chucks what’s due into honesty pot; translucent, tempting to touchno longer deadly – well, not much;once predator…

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Earth Day 2020

A Woodland Walk, in Spring Sounds of children greeted us, held back behind iron gates laughter carousing on the air, taunting, haunting. And I was back at school. And then the wood, suddenly cool opening up, spaciously, before us; stepping into silence into the perfect greens of leaves and the paling of blue bells, once…

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Mindfulness in a time of crisis: 1

Last Wednesday, 7th April, my husband told me to look out of our Velux window as the moon was pretty spectacular.Thankfully he even took a few photographs.Next day this lunar phenomenon, known as a ‘pink moon’ was in all the papers. We hadn’t read about it so were really fortunate to catch it. The sky…

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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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A bit of light relief …

I am still struggling over the DBT skills course. I’ve spent so many hours researching different aspects of the therapy, the doctor who came up with the idea, and about borderline personality disorder and autism. And still very little makes much sense. My biggest problem, apart from believing that DBT is controversial as a treatment…

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