Monthly Archives: September 2012

autumnal light

I forget sometimes just how beautiful the light can be at this time of year. On Wednesday I slept on the sofa. Don’t feel sorry for me, it was through choice, and it’s actually very comfy. I woke early with … Continue reading

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conscious living in september

Oh dear. I’m not being very consistent with these conscious living posts. That’s July and August completely missed! Ah well. I’m back on the case now, and this month I want to talk about waste. Observing – what happens to … Continue reading

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the end of summer

It feels like the end of summer. The sun shines, but there’s a definite nip in the air. The light fades before tea now. The evenings are longer. I find myself drawn indoors. My sister arrived this morning. We drank … Continue reading

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a tale of four plants

Ages and ages and ages ago, I bought four lovely little piggy-back plants from Fay. They came whizzing through the post, all wrapped up in their little protective toilet roll tubes, having had a grand old adventurous trip all the … Continue reading

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an ordinary-extraordinary weekend

An ordinary weekend, this one, filled with extraordinary things. An 18 mile run, during which I stopped to stretch out on the arm of a lock gate in the sunshine (and nearly fell asleep). At the end I ate an … Continue reading

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introducing olympic tortoise

Allow me to introduce you to Olympic Tortoise… Isn’t he the Most Extremely Cheerful Crocheted Animal that you have seen in a long time? I think so. I had ever such fun making him. I’d entirely forgotten how much I … Continue reading

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how often do you just sit?

This week I started reading ‘How to be Idle‘. Some of you may think I don’t need any instruction on the subject, and some days I’m inclined to agree. But an awful lot of my rest time is filled with … Continue reading

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