• Betwixt: A Portrait of Family Life in Between

    2 May 2020

    Maturing Spring, waiting to accomplish Summer. One boy halfway between four and fourteen. A cosy spot, between the outdoors and the in; Halfway out the window, halfway in the green. One on his job, one hard at play. Both learning, brains working, toe to toe. Safety and freedom by staying constrained. Life crystallised and basic, Feelings numb betwixt extremes.

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  • Birthdays

    15 February 2019

    Why as adults do we often look backwards to how young we have been or forward to how old we’re getting, rather than celebrating a year of good times

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  • Samhain

    3 November 2018

    Belated Samhain blessings to you and your kin. For a thin veil, that space between the living and deceased has sure felt tangible this week. It has felt odd to not be producing a flower arrangement for a funeral: my grandmothers died one year and two years ago, both at this time of year. The sense of loss from their passing has surprised me, and become familiar. I hope we have many more years of marking Samhain with fire, and…

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  • Wisdom

    8 July 2018

    “Don’t use more than one colour at once, you’ll mix them and it’ll just make a yucky brown colour.” “No it won’t Mummy, look!” Ok, that is beautiful. Here’s to mixing the colours and listening to the wisdom of your kids

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