Back to where it all started-2nd February 2023

Today marks the anniversary of the date I first started this blog a year ago. A candle for celebration but also a candle for today- Candlemass, Imbolic, Groundhog Day. This is the day that the ancients celebrated as the point in the year when the light could really be perceived as returning to the land… Continue reading Back to where it all started-2nd February 2023

As late Spring slides into Summer-21st May 2022

As we all know, the Earth is part of a clock. It keeps its own time no matter what tinkering we humans see fit to try and impose on it. For me, the moment Late Spring become officially Summer is the moment the residents of the three Swift boxes on our chimney wheel back into… Continue reading As late Spring slides into Summer-21st May 2022

Morning Coffee-9th Feb 2022

Favourite rituals. My day seems to float along on favourite rituals. It wasn’t always this way. I spent so much of my life lurching from one deadline or crisis to another that I now find great solace in the space to enjoy ritual. Today’s picture highlights several favourite things. First, the coffee contraption. The Presso… Continue reading Morning Coffee-9th Feb 2022