With great sorrow I have to announce today that I am putting a hold on my A to Z posts because of an unexpected family bereavement - not due to COVID-19 but the other dreaded "C" word.
Ben Huberman, in the Discover Prompts series running for the month of April, asks "In these days of lockdowns, closures, and physical distancing, what does Open mean to you?" This is what "open" means to me. Wide open space, fresh, crisp air, clear blue skies, birdsong and a profusion of hawthorne bushes. The space gave me opportunity … Continue reading This is what open means to me
Day Four of Dabelle's A to Z Lock Down Adventures. Dabelle and Larry take a walk with some dogs and find something unexpected.
Day Three of Dabelle's A to Z Lock Down Adventures. Dabelle spots a strange code in a book and is determined to find out what it is.
My Feel Good List is changing to adapt to these uncertain times. Tell me, do you have a Feel Good List? What is on your Feel Good List at the moment, during this time of crisis ? Have you added new things over the last few weeks?
As I sit here, I have no doubt that the larger world events are impacting every one of us in similar and different ways. Our common humanity will ensure that every single one of us is worried about vulnerable family members, distressed about someone who is far away from home, concerned for a friend or … Continue reading Transitions – In limbo
The move to the Isle of Wight has been both exciting and daunting, possibly the most scary thing I have done to date
Somehow, the planned 3 month self-funded sabbatical has turned into 8 months. Where has the time gone? It's time to make a decision.
About a month ago I went to the woods for a walk, taking only my phone with me. As I wandered through the darker, damper places I stumbled upon the biggest assortment of mushrooms I've ever seen (yes, I've been in South Africa for so long, and we don't have a lot of damp, dark … Continue reading Wow – wild fungi love!
You know how sometimes you just get up at exactly the right time? This was the scene that greeted me last Saturday!