Twas the night before Christmas.

Twas the night before Christmas.

“Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring…” I’ve had that line going round and round my head all day. It IS the night before Christmas, but plenty of things are stirring out there. I can hear frogs and crickets and bats....
The ends of years.

The ends of years.

I quite like the ends of years. Time feels different to me around this time of year. Slower. I feel dreamier. It’s summer where I am, and the days are long and hot. It’s funny, years ending, because time doesn’t stop. The sun rises and sets, the days keep coming....
Why do things take longer than they take?

Why do things take longer than they take?

Why do things take longer than they take? I often feel like there’s not enough time in the day. The reason WHY there’s not enough time in my days is because I look at the iceberg tips of my tasks and I don’t recognise or acknowledge that while the actual task itself...
Sing me a lullaby.

Sing me a lullaby.

Sometimes when I’m sitting here staring at a blank page feeling completely uninspired, I ask myself: what do I most need to hear right now? And then I write those words to myself, and share them with you, in case you need to hear them too. What do I most need to hear...
Simple.

Simple.

Sometimes I have words that find me and like to hang out for a year. A few years ago, it was ‘spacious’. This year it was ‘support’. Next year’s word has already found me – simple. Simple. It’s a small word. It’s a scary word. It’s a necessary word. It’s coming...