Monthly Archives: October 2009

Inspired again

Tonight I saw 9 poets at the Drum. 4 South Africans and 5 local poets they spent the last week working with. I have simply been inspired to write again. Listening to their amazing tales I realised why I had … Continue reading

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Didn’t make it to ‘The Public’ performances tonight. Too hectic a day and I’m chairing the Writers Without Borders meeting tomorrow morning – plus going to the South African poets performances at the Drum in the night. Met one of … Continue reading

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Breathing space

Got a letter from the court today – the new hearing has been set for 22 January next year. It will be a relief not to have to think about it before or over Christmas. Did some bellydance practice today … Continue reading

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Time out

I’ve had to take a couple of days out for R&R. The need became evident when I forgot a lunch date with a friend on Monday. I was in Leamington buying furniture at the time I should have been enjoying … Continue reading

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End of an era

I no longer have any teenagers. Youngest son turned 20 on Thursday and I wasn’t invited to his drink in. Complaining to son number 1 he asked ‘would you have gone if you’d been invited’ ‘No I said but it … Continue reading

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Remembering who we are – and why we came

Another discussion tonight with one of the housemates reminded me that I am responsible for what happens in my life – that I attract people and situations for the lessons that I need/want to learn. So John, thank you for … Continue reading

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Letting go

Added new bits to the choreography – locks and dramatic arm movements. Spent half the lesson on ballet arms. Apparently my wrist actions are getting better – still a long way to go though. I’m becoming more motivated to put … Continue reading

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When in doubt first consult your inner guide – and then have a reading. I did kinda know what I had to do before I went for the reading on Tuesday but it was good to have it confirmed. Basically … Continue reading

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Love and Forgiveness

What gorgeous weather for this time of year. My brother pointed out how little light pollution there is in Kegworth compared to a big city. I hadn’t noticed for I rarely look up at the stars. Him and his family … Continue reading

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Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

This morning I was grappling with the problem of how to respond to the court case and was taken back to an observation by Dr Martin Luther King Junior which I have on my wall. Cowardice asks the question – … Continue reading

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