Category: mental health

Daytime

I go to bed in daytime now The night is so passé The songbirds are my lullaby The sunrise lights my way To sleep, perchance to dream, I hope Though not of recent times Of angst and shopping trips gone mad Of social distance…

Weathering the Storm- Out Now!

This anthology of supportive articles is designed to help anyone who is struggling right now. Get help reconnecting to spiritually, learn practical ways to cope and start to understand the psychological impact of the crisis and how to overcome it. With a focus on…

Weathering the Storm

This new book from various Moon Books authors (including me!) looks at practical, spiritual and psychological ways to support yourself and others when going through tough times- like the current crisis. Out this Friday, the 15th May, just 99p on Amazon UK and free…

The PF Online Garden!

Come and join us today for videos, games, music and more! All from the comfort and safety of your own home. Plus there will be something new in this event every day until the summer solstice!

NaPoWriMo Day 22: NaPoWriMo Blues

I got behind… again I got distracted… again There was other stuff going on… again Like last year When I didn’t finish And the year before When I barely finished So why This year of all years When there is more reason than ever…

NaPoWriMo Day 21: Lockdown Blues

It almost seems Pathetic To complain When we have a roof A house Money coming in- less, mind So much less And no help from on high Thanks to creeping criteria And tape not so much red As blue-blood coloured Fuck the Tories Fuck…

NaPoWriMo Day Thirteen: Only in Dreams

Only in dreams do I feel The success of nostalgia The culmination of that homesickness For that place I’ve never been At least not in this life Or with this body Or maybe with this soul I don’t pretend to know How it all…

NaPoWriMo Day Ten: Numb

I describe myself as numb To others Because it’s easier Than describing The inexplicable drama Banality Humdrum hurricane Of feelings fraught with April frost Invisible beasts Cold sunshine Bubble-less yeasts Tasteless sweets Coffee that just makes you Sleepy A hiccup of anxiety Expelled like…

NaPoWriMo Day 8: And Tales of Human Blood

Content Warning: Blood, donating blood, sickness. Inspired by the NaPoWriMo Website’s prompt to take a line from a poetry bot on Twitter and turn it into a poem.  And tales of human blood, Oh, dear digital Shelley, these are The tales for our times…

NaPoWriMo Day 6: Date Night

He came down the stairs In jeans and a smart t-shirt I’d almost forgotten What outdoor clothes looked like Didn’t we live in Comfies now? Loungewear and PJs? “Date night!” he exclaims! And I clap in delight. Such a thing, to be treated like…