How will you use yours?

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Countless books and articles suggest how we can we get more of it. Magazines write lists telling us who has the most of it. The majority of us probably feel on a day… Continue reading

Revels Unending

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There’s something about the complexity yet simplicity of Shakespeare which I have always found appealing. The way such antiquated language can express such beauty and clarity is simply amazing. I also love the… Continue reading

Creatively Restful

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I wrote earlier in the year about how I’ve been learning just how important it is to rest. About how doing nothing isn’t the same as resting, and how I’ve needed to learn… Continue reading

Living with white space

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It’s 1997. My early teenage bedroom is plastered with magazine pages; boybands and song lyrics fight for space across the walls and ceiling. Fast-forward a few years and it’s Vogue fashion shoots, punctuated… Continue reading

Perfect imperfection

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Do you ever get the feeling some of our role models are a little unattainable? Are we only instructed to focus on the perfect aspects of these exemplar human beings? Every day we… Continue reading

Collecting the world

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“To collect photographs is to collect the world” – Susan Sontag, On Photography What is it that makes you pull your camera or phone out and take a photo of something? My husband… Continue reading

Lessons in Resting

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Here are some things that I’ve learned in the last few years. 1 I enjoy being busy, though complain about it all the time. So often I answer the question ‘How are you?’… Continue reading

Into the wild

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Last Monday morning I dragged myself out of bed, mindlessly drank a cup of coffee and managed to shove my hair into something almost resembling a topknot. I probably didn’t bother to look in the mirror before… Continue reading

It’s not about the broccoli

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In case it’s not already highlighted in your diaries as the focal point of your month, 23rd March is Broccoli Appreciation Day (according to a highly official diary I was given several years… Continue reading

The Power of Silence in a Deafening World

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It was a welcome respite to be honest. Waking up and seeing headlines about the wrong film being read out at the Oscars was a lot more pleasant than most news stories of… Continue reading