Poem 6 – Resilience Resilience is not about being brave, or strong and it’s not about not falling apart. Rather it is the capacity to be afraid, to not know how you will get through this, to fall down and then to falteringly start to re-group and re-emerge, complete with scars. Resilience is about facing … More #National Fertility Awareness Week
Turning Creativity into a Sponsored Event Hello lovely friends It’s late Autumn – a time of luminous spiders’ webs and rich colours and here in the UK, National Fertility Awareness Week is nearly upon us. Between 30 October and 5 November, the media will be promoting fertility initiatives ranging from educating young people about … More National Fertility Awareness Week
The poem I’ve posted on the I-Diem page combines three of my favourite techniques for getting those writing neurons firing: making a list, describing what is going on this minute and what I would call ‘thought fragments’…effectively a “Pop-up Poem”! Lists can be beautiful and our thoughts often come to us in an amazing … More Take a Brain Break!
The Big Questions Two very small domestic things occurred this week that started me thinking about trusting our instincts and how we can access our inner wisdom. First of all, my husband and I hung a series of pictures along our staircase wall. Not, I admit, the normal route to spiritual awakening! But what … More Inner Wisdom
Finally I’ve taken myself into the 21st century! I actually wrote the draft of a poem on my mobile phone today. I’ve resisted for ages, believing pen and paper to be a far superior way of converting thought into word. Whilst I won’t be abandoning the ‘so last century’ pen and paper method, I … More The Road Taken…