Month: <span>September 2023</span>

A Non-Ordinary Friday

May 25, 2024 3 Comments

Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash 16th September 2023 In early January 2023, I had dinner with a couple of friends from my “end of life” circle. At that dinner, as well as bravely avoiding all contact with alcohol (dry January and all), I fell with delightful curiosity and intrigue into at least two, new-to-me, […]

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So – I Didn’t See Any Swans

May 25, 2024 No Comments

Main image by Dype Official on Unsplash. All other photos my own 10th September 2023 Race Event day + one. My lower back is achy. I can feel my tight thigh muscles, and know they will be all the tighter tomorrow, event day + two. But otherwise, all good. Better than good. I feel enthused, […]

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My Biggest Little Trail Run

May 25, 2024 No Comments

Photos my own, taken today 8th September 2023 Fellow Griefling, poet Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, whose daily poems keep me both grounded with the earth and connected to the stars through her exquisite words, sometimes introduces her poems with a line like, “short big poem” or “very short poem” or even, “very very short poem”. I […]

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Coming to the Here and Now – Right Now

May 25, 2024 2 Comments

Image by Jon Tyson on Unsplash 5 September 2023 I am feeling jittery and distracted. It’s not wholly uncommon, of course, but I seem to be lacking focus more than is usual. Part of it, I realise, is that I don’t have enough structure in my days at the moment. A lot of the time […]

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