Category Archive: self care

Never too old

Never too old

“One rule of the game, in most times and places, is that it’s the young who are beautiful. The beauty ideal is always a youthful …

 

The neighbour

The neighbour

A neighbour of ours died yesterday. She lived next door. Down the street, on another block, in the next suburb, across town. In the next city …

 

Searching for muchness

Searching for muchness

MAD HATTER (accusing): “You’re not the same as you were before. You were much more … much more muchier … you’ve lost your muchness.” ALICE: “My …

 

Deeply growing

Deeply growing

“When a child first catches adults out — when it first walks into his grave little head that adults do not always have divine intelligence, …

 

Find your own light

Find your own light

Until today I hadn’t left the house since Christmas Eve. I have loved the simplicity of these precious days with my husband, daughter and son. …

 

Heart beat

Heart beat

Our kitchen is unlikely to feature in any fashionable magazine. Ever. It’s not that kind of place. No, our kitchen is more likely to be found …

 

Bloom where you’re planted

Bloom where you’re planted

Earlier this year I saw this statement somewhere. Somewhere. Who knows we you see anything these days? I read all day every day and I …

 

Letting our light shine

Letting our light shine

I have been secretly looking forward to Christmas even though I haven’t expressed this feeling outwardly in any way. For the first time ever in my …

 

The Poor

The Poor

There have been times in my life when I have had no money. Not just not much money, but no money. They were not good …

 

Garden of earthly delight

Garden of earthly delight

We are very happy with our lemon tree – perhaps more accurately, we are very happy with the lemons on our lemon tree. We’ve been …