Month: <span>July 2022</span>

Counting Trees While Swimming

September 29, 2022 2 Comments

Main Image by Laura Smetsers on Unsplash 17 July 2022 Yesterday I attempted to swim across Lac Léman/Lake Geneva at its widest point – Lausanne on the north shore, in Switzerland, to Evian, famed for its ubiquitous spring water, in France, on the south. It’s 13 km as the crow flies. And even when the […]

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Reasons To, Reasons Not To

September 29, 2022 No Comments

Photos of Lake Geneva, 13 July 2022 14 July 2022 In a couple of days, I hope to swim across Lake Geneva at its widest point – Lausanne to Evian. 13 km. A smidge over 8 miles. As the crow flies. And I am neither a crow, nor am I flying. Instead, the wind seems […]

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Greater Ease in Groups

September 29, 2022 No Comments

Photos my own – main image, Lake Skadar, Montenegro 8 July 2022 What is it that makes it easier, harder, or even impossible, to integrate, to participate in, to engage with, to be “fit for human consumption” in, a group? Not even two months ago, I wrote about a very challenging time I had had […]

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Residual Trauma

September 29, 2022 1 Comment

Photos my own. Main photo, Our Lady of the Rocks, 4 July 2022. And August 2017. 4 July 2022 I am not an expert in trauma, though I do try to keep up with the research and literature concerning how trauma affects the body, patterns of behaviour, transformation and healing. I try to keep up […]

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