Caradon Hill is just about 7 miles from my parish, and what’s good enough for Boris is good enough for me (well, I’ll restrict that to distance permitted to venture from home during lockdown, nothing […]
A new dawn, a new Covid-19 lockdown across the country. On the Today programme (BBC Radio 4) this morning, the question arose how we stay positive in this mess, what lights us up in lockdown. […]
As the second covid-19 lockdown in the UK draws to a close, I won’t be alone in, once more, evaluating the important things in life. For me it’s having positive, loving and healthy relationships. With […]
Taking the dog into the orchard before bedtime has become a treat: time to take deep breaths of fresh air, space for grounding and letting busy thinking drain from my mind, darkness so deep it reveals the […]
A long walk on Dartmoor with a friend. The perfect way to spend Fridays. Views of moor and valleys, farmland and out to sea at Dartmouth. Happiness!
I’m just returning from the dentist minding my own business and am stopped by a column of 16 SUVs (you know the type: Range Rovers and Japanese models with names, such as animal, terminator, dominator […]
Like you, I am European and I live in the UK. By accident of birth and shifting borders, I carry a German passport. I reflect on history, the bad bits (lots of human suffering at […]
We are waking up to a beautiful morning, 25 knots of wind, a following sea and just an hour of foul tide before approaching Pentland Firth. Perfect timing by an excellent captain and crew! Pelican […]
Emerging from a good night’s sleep to a peaceful, sunny morning in the Narrows of Raasay fills me with joy and gratitude.
Exactly four months of lockdown in the UK and with restrictions easing more and more, many of us are ready to venture out and take off. I take this as an occasion to suspend my […]