Isolation: week one

Isolation: week one

Reminder – isolation does not have to mean isolated. It’s a week since isolation started, well, “social distancing”. Not been a full week as went to work on Monday, in fact last weekend I still thought the events etc planned for this week would...
Falling through water

Falling through water

Currents gently, insistently tugging me further downwards to the cavernous gloom where I cannot see or feel. My body falls through the water, deeper into the shadows, the weight increasing around me. Suffocating. I think the bottom should be near, yet I continue this...
My word for 2020

My word for 2020

I don’t really do resolutions, I’m on a continual journey to better habits and choosing resolutions to stick to on an arbitrary day doesn’t work for me. However I do generally choose a word to live by – in 2020 my word is EXPLORE explore:...
I’ve changed my mind …

I’ve changed my mind …

On Saturday, while cutting up a potato I experienced a squirming, wrenching, very agonising pain in my upper back to the left of my spine and just under the shoulder blade (a sure sign I should have a chef or eat take-outs!). I’m pretty good with pain but this...