Sunday, day 13 of lockdown light

How are you doing? How are you coping with this involuntary simplicity we are forced into? I was talking to a friend on the phone this morning. She is not coping well, she seems to be going through highs and lows, and currently it is a low. The quiet life is not for her. Now…

Earth hour day

Today the 28th March 2020 at 8.30pm it is Earth hour wherever you are. I am imagining a wave of light and a wave of consciousness, a wave of meditation or prayer as those lights are turned off and then turned on again 1 hours later, timezone by timezone. With COVID-19 sweeping the planet and…

and now for less

My word of the year might be more, but more weight was not what I had in mind. Last week we were at the sauna evening, trying to get some warmth to the bones in these freezing temperatures we have. I popped on the scales, and I must say I was a bit shocked by…

2016 and more

2016Β is one of those years that was personally basically good to very good, but generally bad to very bad. It is one of those years that will go down in history as being a year of death and revolution, when the people were fooled by claims and counter claims, into voting not only for Brexit,…

greying gracefully

I have always looked younger than my age, which was a bit of a pain when I was wanting to buy a drink as a young adult, but progressively became much more beneficial as I got older. I work in a company with a very young workforce, many of my colleagues have parents a similar…

New year, new feelings

Let us be happy, for we are alive. Being alive is a miracle, from the miracle of conception, through the miracle of birth, through surviving each day on our miraculous planet in this vast universe.  

Friends that boost

You know how there are people who lift you and make you feel happy to be alive, and then there are people who do the total opposite? Today I spent too much time with somebody who just can’t seem to look on the bright side of life. She really does not have reason to be…