More lessons from the teeny-tiny things

I’ve been doing teeny-tiny things again. I had a day off in London last week, and I “pebbledashed” the house, with sand and paint. It was fun, messy and deeply satisfying. I’ve been asked by a couple of people what I am “going to do” with this, and some of the others, when I finish.… Continue reading More lessons from the teeny-tiny things

On eating elephants – and remembering how to…

I set out this morning to the library thinking “I have two significant writing tasks to do – and I don’t know where to start with either of them” And I followed that with the though “How on earth did I ever write a thesis – or a book – or the various other things… Continue reading On eating elephants – and remembering how to…

On not sitting still…

One of the blogs I deeply appreciate and treasure (http://www.livingwittily.typepad.com/) is 10 years old today. So, today I want to give thanks for people’s whose thinking, writing, reflecting, questioning, and refusal to settle down have deepened and broadened my life. Some years ago, I was talking with Parental Parent, about a mutual friend. “He’s a… Continue reading On not sitting still…