It’s lovely blackberry time in the Cornish hedges and it occurred to me: To get the sweetest fruit, you have to be patient, allow space and time to grow and ripen. Now and then you check and taste… Read More
Bright city lights! I’ve had to go to my workplace today, first time in Plymouth for two months or more. My laptop ‘missed’ its docking station and ‘requested’ an update not available via the VPN. It was almost… Read More
Feeling a little bedraggled in this wet winter lockdown? I did today… thought I needed to see people face to face, must get out of this valley for a different perspective, crave a glass of wine in the… Read More
Last day of January and heavy rain. I’m walking my dog. What is there to enjoy? First, I’m moving, breathing, my senses function. Second, there is beauty in detail: texture, colour, form. Just look!
A grey drizzly January day in Cornwall and yet, nature is preparing for the coming season.
The changes in my life due to the pandemic manifest in all sorts of ways… … what kind of a world do I inhabit in which today’s entry in my gratitude journal reads: ‘a long relaxed Xmas zoom… Read More
Today’s walk is different: I’m grabbing a little ‘fresh’ air between online lectures in Plymouth city centre. Without my dog :( My internet in rural Cornwall is so poor that I can’t rely on its stability for the… Read More
My day started at 06:00 with a profile of the water column to check salinity, oxygen saturation, temperature and pH. After breakfast we commenced to be busy with Happy Hour, which means daily cleaning chores around the ship…. Read More
Seeds of a thisle ready to take off on an adventure into the unknown. hope – flexibility – optimism – acceptance – risk – appreciation – opportunity – resilience – smile! I’m ready to travel again, too!
Transformation: giving up petals producing fruit growing and maturing and a different kind of beauty emerges.
Now. Different from yesterday and changed tomorrow. Alive. Learning. Developing.