Tag: calm

Time to be kind to oneself…

Favourite thought of the day: Meditation is a time to be friends with one’s own heart. This from a guided meditation by Ajahn Sundara, who also says it is a time to be kind to oneself; not to fight with thoughts and ideas. Just… Continue Reading “Time to be kind to oneself…”


I hate the dentist. Well, not the actual dentist. He’s a very nice man who listens and puts up with my neurosis (and everyone else’s of course). But the whole experience of sitting there, plastic shield over eyes, light searing the face, powerless while… Continue Reading “Dentist”

Me time

Sometimes time alone is not what one needs. Sometimes the quiet outside, allowing the thoughts to free fall through the tumbling anarchy of one’s mind, is the enemy of action. How can you choose when there are so many options? How can you move… Continue Reading “Me time”


Hey Miss it once Hey Look up Two jackdaws in a sycamore tree One edged along the main branch Blinking down at me in curiosity Sharing the autumn sun All three cloaked against the autumn wind The two birds aren’t hunting Or foraging Simply… Continue Reading “Hey”