And in the blink of an eye February arrives

And in the blink of an eye February arrives

And in the blink of an eye February arrives. The snowdrops are out in full force; their cheery, dainty tear-drop flowers heralding spring.  This year I’ve felt very close to the change in seasons and the shift in energy that comes with them. And whilst there’s still a...
Winter Swimming

Winter Swimming

As I arrive at the pond, I wonder what on earth I’m doing.  It’s -3 and I’m about to plunge myself into icy water.  That has to be the definition of insanity. It’s still dark, but I can see the moon peering behind the trees as it sets. As I grumble loudly about the...
Irritating Obstacles or Divine Intervention?

Irritating Obstacles or Divine Intervention?

When you hit roadblocks, do you see them as irritating obstacles you have to plough through, or do you see them as divine interventions whispering that something’s not quite right? I’ve been fascinated by this for a while and haven’t come up with a definitive answer...
WTF – Where did the time go

WTF – Where did the time go

Do you beat yourself up for all the things you’re not getting done? Or do you look back and celebrate all that you have accomplished? When I got up the other morning I thought “great, I’ve got an hour” – I’ll do some journaling. By the time I sat down, laptop open,...