In the wrong place?

28 May 2020

Rhododendrons are causing a colourful riot down in the valley. Extravagantly displaying their wares beneath enormously tall conifers. Big purple blooms lighting up the side of the valley where the lane comes in. But not where we let the alpacas roam. Because Rhododendrons are poisonous to camelids. There are many things in our world and […]

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Natural rhythm

27 May 2020

Walking up the valley in the cool of the evening, I was aware of a rhythm that is usually outside our perception. Daisies had started to close their little white heads as the temperature fell. The timbre of the birdsong took on a more mellow, relaxed tone, so unlike the noisy burst of the dawn […]

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Awakening sight

26 May 2020

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.“ Henry David Thoreau Over the weekend I listened to both the edited and unedited versions of Krista Tippett’s conversation with Jacqueline Novogratz for the On-Being Podcast: Towards a Moral Revolution. Whilst it was recorded in January and aired last week to coincide with […]

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Noticing along the way

25 May 2020

We are all navigating change. Personal and global. Whether we signed up for it or not. The thing is, what are we noticing along the way?

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Nameless – another isolation

23 May 2020

Names are important. If we are not known, we are disconnected. Being, or choosing to be, nameless is another isolation. Let’s own our name and honour others

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22 May 2020

The valley is windswept and subdued this morning. And the overnight squall of rain and the still heavy skies create a damp atmosphere. The two Canada Goose families obviously felt safe in the alpaca paddock and moved their little broods as I walked along the path… I wonder if they have names? Each pair know […]

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