Each year I write a nativity play for church. I love it. I love the fact that I can write it specifically for us, using the people who are there and working with their particular strengths, and that we can, to some extent, pick up themes from the year and work them into the script… Continue reading The nativity is never finished….
….not a phrase I ever thought I would write! “Networking” is one of those things we are supposed to do, and which makes me curl up inside! And then I have days like yesterday. First thing, a group of local clergy meet as we regularly do, to share breakfast and news. And we had a… Continue reading On loving networking…
It’s been a tough few days for no reason other than my inner landscape decided that the best way to respond to various things happening around me (not even to me!) was by becoming marshy, driech and a slough of despond. It’ll be fine – as the Wise Woman said “All shall be well, and… Continue reading In which we are grateful….
This is what I have been sewing recently. I chose the kit some time ago, but it has felt like an act of hope and defiance to sew it over the last few weeks. In fact, I love it so much, I might be making it again (possibly in a variety of colours) to give… Continue reading Hope and defiance, in a little way
I have just edited 400 words out of a chapter. This is a breakthrough….only 1100 words to go,,,, To get rid of, I mean. It was hard enough writing them in the first place. Cutting them out is even harder. Life is odd 🙂 We’ll get there. And thanks to Reader! Most encouraging!
Well now – where to start! I am on sabbatical, and when I started, I was full of good intentions to use the time, among other tings, to develop this blog, and really do some serious reflection and thinking. And then Beloved Other decided it was a good time to scare us both silly, health-wise….and,… Continue reading It’s been a while….
Today started with a long walk; we were due on a train from Big City to slightly less Big City at 9.30, and walking across Big City is much nicer than trying to take the transport system at that time in the morning. So off we set, with me pulling a case. Pulling the case… Continue reading Trying to keep up