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PART 1 – Oxford UK Ostensibly our trip to Oxford was to share hugs with Katelyn, Steve, Miles (9) and Julian (7). They are in the last few months of their overseas experience in the UK. They head to France, … Continue reading
For half his life my son, Jarrod Allison fought the demon of mental illness. Multiple suicide attempts, and hospitalisations, despite expert psychiatric care, loving family and some amazing friends were the story of his life. His illness and injuries sustained … Continue reading
We are so comforted by all the beautiful posts, cards, words and thoughts others are sharing with us about Jarrod.
In the space of a week I encountered a synchronicity of experiences relating to creative writing. On Sunday 26th October I heard the author, Fiona MacIntosh, speak about her research for her newest novel, “Nightingale”. She talked of the masterclasses … Continue reading
When options present themselves through the day/ Just ask this question to keep you sane/ Is it in my best interests? With resolve weigh up options/ And follow where your thoughts lead/ Listen to your body/ Listen to your heart/ … Continue reading
I notice the warble of the maggies/ and the crowing of the large black crows/ My mind is in tune with nature/ Sounds of footsteps, sounds of life/ Just being near water/ Ebbing and flowing/ Today is new/ Breath flows/ … Continue reading