He pays her a compliment totally lucid for a second she soaks it up like water into parched soil. Continue reading Haiku for Carers
It could happen without you or you could wake yourself up and help shape it. Continue reading And after all
You ponder a tree trunk and wonder how long until you could dance on a log? Continue reading Covid and Ladders
I have always found New Year’s resolutions to be unproductive but cheating by starting early has helped a bit. Last year I got going on to daily yoga on 23rd December which I believe helped in my father’s last days and in combatting what could have been a much worse acquaintance with my new companion and house guest #LongCovid This year so far I have … Continue reading All the resolve and none of the action?
I am two generations from people who all had a trade or were agricultural labourers. (Most of us are). Continue reading On family, chance and vaccines
It’s your fault if you get ill
and it’s your fault if you pass it on.
It’s your fault if you don’t have PPE and don’t protect your team
This is not a garland of stars I take off and hand back lightly. You are in my marrow. Like many people I can believe in more than one thing at a time. I will continue believing in and supporting the EU whilst thinking in inches and ounces as I always have. Continue reading Thank EU for having us…
There’s a lot of talk about intersectionality and how to do it. I’m particularly drawn to this article because it’s about centring an experience (which isn’t mine) and like my conclusions in 2016 that we need to redesign the suit (ie default male perspective) it’s time to consider redesigning the table if the table is white, middle-class European/colonial cultural defaults…. Creative Exchange Lab Mentoring by … Continue reading Just checking in – news from otherwhere
Pride is not a party Wasn’t and isn’t my call to tell the #LGBTQI+ community how to do Pride but I reckon #StellaDuffy can have a view. http://stelladuffy.blog/2019/06/07/pride-is-not-a-party/— Read on stelladuffy.blog/2019/06/07/pride-is-not-a-party/ Continue reading Pride is not a party
Flags are a serious and joyful business where I grew up. With a plethora of seafaring types both professional and amateur pretty much everyone round here speaks flag. Flags are flown in seasons of celebration and commemoration. I well remember my father and I dressing our house frontage overall with naval flags to celebrate the Silver Jubilee. (Back when we all cared) A passing cycling … Continue reading Dressed overall?