Month: <span>October 2020</span>

Facing Death, Embracing Life

June 12, 2024 1 Comment

All photos my own, taken yesterday in the Drôme, France 25 October 2020 My beautiful friend Joan, one of the very very very few people who has (a) consistently been present, (b) more or less accessible, and (c) capable of sitting with and exploring whatever colour and shade of emotional energy has come up for […]

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My Life is Not Your Excavation Site

June 12, 2024 4 Comments

Main picture by Sabina Music Rich on Unsplash 18 October 2020 I had an experience yesterday which was wholly disagreeable in the moment, and of which similar versions have happened various times these past months and years. The difference was that I finally felt able to handle the situation calmly, directly, and with more resourcefulness […]

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42 Moons

June 12, 2024 No Comments

Featured Image by Mark Tegethoff on Unsplash 12th October 2020 I have long had an uncanny ability to work out time zones. What time is it right now in Sydney where they are 8 hours ahead? Or in Minneapolis which is 7 hours behind? Or if I want a call with someone in New York […]

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I want MIKE!

June 12, 2024 3 Comments

5th October 2020 Main photo by Jane del Pozo, Dec 2016, soon after Mike’s diagnosis I am just back from a brave week of open water swimming in the waters of the La Maddalena Archipelago, off the north-east coast of Sardinia. Brave because it’s the end of summer – indeed early autumn (we had three […]

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