Before

It’s official, well kinda as I’ve not weighed myself yet, I do that in the mornings. But I know I’m the heaviest I’ve ever been. I weigh more than I did when I was 37 weeks pregnant, I’ve had to buy new trousers and I feel, well, slow? Sad? Sluggish? I’m struggling with my cycle too … More Before

#MeToo

This has been rumbling around in my head for long enough, time to put it on the page. Given the subject matter of harassment and all, trigger warning up front and centre, and language too. I’m just going to type, stream of consciousness to see what falls out… As we approach the festive season, it … More #MeToo

Fur babies

I had a very lazy morning today. We were woken up at before 7am, but I stayed in bed until about 10am. Dozing, wafting, whatever you want to call it, I was out of it today. Waking up, WhatsApp said I had a notification from Mum. “Branston has just passed away, very peacefully on the … More Fur babies

On coffee

Not that we’re addicted to coffee in this office, but at any point in time if you were to head over the road to one of two local coffee shops – you would find at least one staff member in either one, or both. We also ask for our coffees by name, not drink: a Mark … More On coffee

Finding the beautiful

I’ve written before how Douglas Adams’ books are woven through my cultural history; form part of my Englishness that will never completely leave me, no matter how far away from there I live. One of my favourite quotes from Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy is: Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful … More Finding the beautiful

Shake it up

A morning blog. How out of the normal for me and that’s why I’m doing it. Morning y’all. My intention today after my meditation is calm. I love how the word I need for the day finds me as I sit in silence. I’ve been meditating for years, I dip in and out of it, … More Shake it up