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Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2013’

  • Negotiating with the Muse: Sometimes I Say to a Poem

    In an ideal world I would get up at 10, after a leisurely read in bed, scribbling notes in my journal as I read. Then after a lingering bath, I would paint naked with my hands and eat chocolate. A steamy shower would be required […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    This week’s pockets of joy in the midst of mundanity finds me sitting at the airport. No kids. A proper grown up, heading off to a professional conference in London, trips to galleries and museums, dinners with long-time friends and full nights sleep await me. […]

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  • What if my life were a prayer?

    What if my life were a prayer? Those words floated into my mind this morning. The sun was streaming in the kitchen window over the greening trees and courting birds, and I felt my spirit rise to meet it. What if my life is a […]

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  • Here I am.

    Inhaling. A quiet house, the wind whistling round the gables. I breathe. Deep into my belly. And apart from the whir of the fan on my laptop there is silence. And me. Here I am! These weeks and months have been full of sickness and […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    My gratitudes for the week… Sunshine and blue skies *** Discovering lots of great new authors and books  *** A plan for a new book !!! *** Visiting Under Rainbows – always so precious, soul-time with a fellow traveller *** Strawberry milkshake cupcakes for our […]

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  • Extract from The Rainbow Way: Cultivating Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood

    I am so sorry things are so quiet round here – I am proofing The Rainbow Way for the final time before I send it off to the publishers to edit and proof all over again! It is currently out with a number of my […]

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