Category: society

Avoiding the News

I used to roll my eyes at people who avoided the news. I saw it as a kind of “head in the sand” mentality. Refusing to accept facts. Living in a dream world. Frankly, I was a bit of a tool about it. Over… Continue Reading “Avoiding the News”

Super Saturday

I’ve spent a lot of time over the past 48 hours being super anxious about lockdown easing. Relaxing the lockdown restrictions is great for those businesses that need to get going again and people’s livelihoods, and more importantly people’s mental health which will be… Continue Reading “Super Saturday”

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… Continue Reading “Weathering the Storm- Out Now!”

Beltane Blessings

Discrimination Against Pagans

Religious discrimination is not something anyone should have to tolerate. Please take a moment to lodge a complaint about this disgusting display of intolerance and ignorance from gutter tag, The Sun. Unsurprising behaviour from them, but it will NOT be tolerated.

Beltane at Home

I celebrate Beltane from sunset tonight, May eve, throughout tomorrow- and even into the weekend at times. It’s a festival of fire, of creativity, of passion and of hope for the coming summer. Unable to attend festivals or gather with friends, there are still… Continue Reading “Beltane at Home”

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… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 8: And Tales of Human Blood”

Home Schooling Hope

Today wasn’t quite as I expected it to be. I thought we’d all get up early, get breakfast, burn some calories with Joe Wicks then settle down to some Purple Mash or fractions and be done by early afternoon. Instead, everyone slept in. However,… Continue Reading “Home Schooling Hope”

Writing for Change

Covid-19 U.K. lockdown day 4, self isolation day 7, social distancing day 11; I think. Starting to lose track now! This blog post is slightly self-indulgent, but I think we all deserve a little self-indulgence from time to time! I’ve been going through my… Continue Reading “Writing for Change”

COVID-19 So Far

I’ve been meaning to keep a bit of a journal because in years to come, I’ll want to look back and remember what was going on now. If I don’t write it down, the anxiety and constant dealing with stuff will wash away the… Continue Reading “COVID-19 So Far”