Tag Archives: change

remembered landscapes…

There are landscapes I have trodden. I keep them with me: a variety box of colours, continents, wonders carried home. I have mountains, rivers, oceans, dust deserts, rolled tight so as to travel well without crumpling. On grey dark days … Continue reading

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a world away…

I am warm in my bed and the world seems far away, shut out with the rain and the wind. The moment is full and content. Anywhere but here, this, seems like a distant dream. And yet my thoughts are always … Continue reading

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butterfly dreams…

I wonder whether caterpillars sleep sound on the scent of summer, dreaming of butterfly wings and soaring skies. Do they know where they’re going when their days stiffen and still? Or do they struggle and strain against the momentum of a change unnamed, … Continue reading

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ask everything, know nothing…

I thought I would tell you a bit about my time on the rivers. Getting to the boat was a voyage all in itself; a flight across the country and then a 3 hour drive down little country roads that … Continue reading

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picking passionate awkwardness…

Today’s post is all about getting stuck in. The world has plenty of people who could use a bit of help. There are also a lot of people who want to help. But it is all too easy not to, … Continue reading

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be foolish…

Inspired the Steve Jobs quote that found its way from facebook to my last post, I decided to dig out the rest of his speech and I came across this gem: Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living … Continue reading

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all change…

On my way to Uganda I had a 24 hour stop in Amsterdam. I’ve been to there a few times. Its a beautiful city, one that is meant to be shared, lingering lovingly over. Seeing it alone seems a bit … Continue reading

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my life is too short…

The winds has changed a little today, the breeze that was soft and gentle is a little pushier now as it raps on my window and wheels in the yard. I am feeling a bit feistier… my own energy trapped … Continue reading

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making lemonade…

Things have a habit of not working out quite as we plan. Even the best laid plans are subject to traffic, bad weather and terminal illness. Since I’m facing a delay rather than a dead end, I’m not going to … Continue reading

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my blustery day…

These last days I am all mixed up and by the time I unpack my thoughts, unfurl my feelings, I find they have come loose and blown away.  The wind just keeps changing on me. My feelings move on before … Continue reading

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