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Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2011’

  • This Sunday – International Be good to Yourself Day!

    Yesterday my book proposal headed off to its preferred publishers… Our boxes are unpacked… The sun is shining… We’re all healthy… Hurray!!!!! So I’m ready for the energy to flow even better.I am ready to get jamming with the Universe! So tomorrow, to mark Lughnasa, […]

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  • Happy days – summer highlights

    Summer days …. free and easy… no compass but our own… a life lived to our own heart beats and desires… Warmth in our bones, sun on our skin, sand in our sandwiches and fresh strawberry muesli for breakfast, with a dash of double cream! […]

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  • Sunday surf…

    A round up of some interesting reading you may have missed… There are certain things we all “know”, that all health agencies and writers on all aspects of health refer to, one is drinking at least 2 litres of water – not tea, coffee or […]

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  • The memory keeper

    One of our sacred functions as mothers is to be our children’s memory keepers. To keep momentoes of their precious years which they are too young to remember fully themselves. I realised this more fully when putting boxes away in the attic this weekend. A […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    Baby Ash loving the monkeys at our local safari park – we’re going once a week at the moment for the sheer pleasure of seeing her ooh-ooh-oohing at them in pure delight! My soul-sister being home for two whole weeks My new life of mystery […]

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  • Ta-da!

    That is our baby’s most recent “word”. She drops something on the floor – “ta-da!” She puts cereal in her cup of juice “ta-da!” So mama bear and dada bear were making the baby bears’ beds. Mama bear and dada bear start to get snuggly […]

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  • “It”

    The theory goes that whatever you think is “it”, is not really “it” at all! That sounds very Zen… So it’s probably also true. Cos those Zen folk are famed for wisdom, not wise cracks. If you think life will suddenly be right if you […]

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  • Life: it’s like learning to ride a bike…

    I realized this week that our son is soon to turn six. This summer is a good time for us to focus on physical accomplishments with him: learning to ride a bike on two-wheels, and learning to swim without arm bands. He has had a bike with training wheels […]

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  • Something for the weekend

    Quote of the week: “toddlers can make you feel as if you have violated some archaic law in their personal Koran and you should die, infidel.” (!!!) from Anne Lamott’s truly wonderful Bird by Bird: Some instructions on writing and life. Memory of the week […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    Wondering what to bake – oh the sweet, gooey possibilities Direction with my writing – hurray, it feels like I have caught the train which for years I have chased after in my dreams, trying to jump on board and always missing it. Our garden […]

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