Safely outside the comfort zone…

I’m writing this as I sit at our reception desk in Worshipping Space in the middle of The Big City. I am here, unusually, so that Esteemed Colleagues and Wondrous Volunteer can go and have a conversation. It feels good to have enabled this, though it is possibly one of the roles in this community… Continue reading Safely outside the comfort zone…

Grateful for those who provide the words…

Good Friday is not supposed to be an easy day – and it’s not. I don’t know what to do with it, or how to make sense of it. But I am grateful for those whose poetic skills give shape to the chaos. And so two sections of poems. First ll39-56 of The Dream of… Continue reading Grateful for those who provide the words…

Let us now praise famous women, and our mothers that begat us…

Today is International Womens’ Day – and I am short of time. So, today, I am grateful for so many women; my mother, my sister, my “step-mother”; so many women who have mentored and continue to mentor me, strong wonderful women I am proud to call friends, women who have challenged my assumptions, women who… Continue reading Let us now praise famous women, and our mothers that begat us…

Little by little…

Today, apart from walking around and appreciating the city in which I live, I also began to put furniture into the teeny-tiny house….the bathroom and kitchen now have their furniture, though all the dressing- soft furnishing, and stuff – still has to be worked out, sourced and put in place. But I am pleased with… Continue reading Little by little…