To Be Alive is to Be Vulnerable

Originally posted on Sisters of the Pen:
I haven’t posted anything in ages. It’s been a strange couple of months. There have been changes within and without. The inner changes are I think due to the fact that I am fast approaching the age of 40. A process of reassessment and taking stock has been…

We are elemental beings, moved by primal forces

What a glorious Sunday it is. Blue sky, nothing but blue sky. A warm, dry breeze blowing from the North West. I just got out of the creek, which is still beautifully brimming and rushing, but far gentler than it has been. I took a tyre down (woops, must return those borrowed tyres to the […]


Yesterday afternoon and again this afternoon, the sun came out. What is more magical than sunshine after so much rain? What is more wonderful than the warmth of it on your back as you sit outside (outside! without getting wet!) and eat your lunch on a stool on a sleepy Sunday afternoon? And as you […]