Even though I still have this fucking virus, which according to the lateral flow tests isn’t covid, I am currently feeling quite optimistic about this year. We can’t get hold of PCR’s, but as soon as they are available I will be ordering one. We are now on the 5th and this year has already … Continue reading “Right then 2022 lets have ya”… a quick hello to the new year.
When will this stop? no body knows. If you are not prepared to read another post about my financial and indeed life difficulties then I do suggest you come back another day when it is hopefully a bit brighter, however this is indeed going to be a post about me worrying over money and stressing … Continue reading Around and around we go
Many years ago my main focus was on being a spiritual wellbeing life coach, I gave talks, held work shops and had several private clients.This was of course before becoming ill and having to concentrate all of my efforts and energies into dealing with my health and the new limitations I now faced. I have, … Continue reading A moment of full moon meandering
The weather really isn’t the best right now. The temperature has dropped, the sun appears to have forgotten how to sun as the clouds, and rain win the battle in the sky. I have been able to smell Autumn for a while now and I don’t know if it triggers my urge to hibernate but … Continue reading I am tired – a ramble.
“You are worth caring for” something that when I was first told this I had the reaction of ‘no I’m not I’ve got other to look after” it was always either them or me, for some reason it felt as though looking after myself meant I was taking that time away from others, mainly my … Continue reading Caring for yourself… the start of it all.
Am I being cynical in thinking that looking after ourselves only really became “fashionable” once capitalism got its hands on it as people started to realise that they could make money from it all? Of course the rise could also come from social and generational changes which I do hope is the main reason. Putting … Continue reading Self care. A “fashionable trend” we all could benefit from?
When you explain acceptance to someone it can often sounds so simple. To “accept the things we can not change, the courage to change the things we can, and the wisdom the know the difference…” in practice it isn’t that easy. It can take time, and constantly being your own cheerleader or therapist reaffirming the … Continue reading Acceptance and disability … where I am at.
It does sound odd when you say it but that is exactly what I do. Not only harvesting and assessing what went well in the garden but also in my home and in my life. It is usually the tougher thing to face at times too as anything missing can not be just brought from … Continue reading The first harvest … harvesting in the home
On the 24th July there was a full moon, nothing new there but this full moon was also luna Lughnassadh, also known as Lammas. Celebrated for being the first harvest of our grains and other seeds. Today (2nd August) is calendar Lammas giving enough time between to two to work out harvesting plans in the … Continue reading The first harvest … The garden.
A quick google of homesteading will throw up all kinds of information and to the beginner it can be quite daunting. The whole premise, as mentioned in my last post, is to live as sustainably as you can, mainly when growing/raising your own food on your own land. But not everyone can have the usual … Continue reading A brief guide on homesteading … my perspective