It’s been a Dry January

As you read this I will be patting myself on the back for having resisted the lure of an alcoholic drink for the entire month of January. I have often considered joining the masses who,full of good intentions, embark upon the #dryjanuary challenge, and have even...

Honesty

I feel so full of questions about my life, battling a sense of being trapped by not just my circumstances but  by my own intentions and plans. It’s a feeling I’m very familiar with but it never gets more comfortable, in fact I think the discomfort increases as the...

Navigating life

M and I had a funny conversation about directions recently after I drove his car and changed the view of his GPS to show ‘direction of travel’ as opposed to ‘north up’. It pretty much epitomises our differing takes on life really – M being much more inclined to...

Seeker of Like Minded Souls

A bout of insomnia has had me thinking about my tagline ‘seeker of like minded souls’ and exactly what others may construe from this. I often mention the pleasure and value I gain from spending time with these people, but am not entirely sure that I’ve ever truly...

Tales from the milking parlour

I have always been fond of cows. One of my earliest memories is of standing on the five bar gate that hung between the end of my parents’ Somerset garden and the bordering field. I recall my elder sister by my side as together we watched Charlie the cow man tending...