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In the Garden

Just a few of the things in my garden right now.

NaPoWriMo Day 2: Something Changed

A witch of the wind I’ve always been Smelling out the change in seasons Through the breaths between the words The inhale before each breeze Which leaves a blossom scented stillness Or in autumn, the petrichor of rotting leaves and rain Or in winter,…

NaPoWriMo Day 1: The Fallen

I cried last night I guess I already told you But it’s rare for me Despite chronic depression A range of anxieties Suspected other conditions Where diagnosis only failed through Lack of time and effort So I feel sad, a lot But I rarely…

Help is Not on the Horizon

It was my birthday yesterday. I ended the day by having a big cry. I was a bit in my cups, to be fair, but this morning I sat and analysed why I was feeling so low. It’s not the isolation. I can cope…

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,…

Willingly Isolated

Day 12 of being in the house and practicing proper social distancing. Day 8 of full isolation due to symptoms. Day 5 of UK lockdown. I got really emotional this morning. No idea why. I have so much to do, so many tasks to…

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…