Sharing Beauty

The other day I was on the train heading home and I noticed the sunset against the London skyline out the window of the train. It was amazing. I took out my iPhone and stood up to take some photos. Given that we were moving, buildings would suddenly enter the frame of the photo, so, it took several attempts before i was satisfied I had captured the dynamic contrast and colours and the stunning majesty of the tableau out of the window. (more…)

Moving Forward

So, I’m out walking this morning and I’m unable to get the dream out of my mind. I was at his house. My ex. The Old Etonian. It wasn’t the same house as the house he lives in during my waking reality but it was unmistakably his house. We’re out in the fields. This dream house has much more land than his actual house. Perhaps in my dream I’ve augmented the size to prove a point. Perhaps my mind was suggesting he now has what he’s always wanted. Now that the new gal has moved in. I’m neither surprised nor particularly bothered that there is a new gal. I expected it before I left. He’s not a man who is comfortable being without a minder. And that position, I’ve happily left. But there’s something that rankles. (more…)

Embodying Passion

I’ve been getting up at 5 am and pulling on a pair of shorts ‚ unusual in England to have it warm enough to wear shorts at that hour‚ and taking myself out the door and up the road. Within 10 minutes I’m walking along the beautiful Sussex Downs. The scent of the Elderberry blossom is thick in the air. I can almost taste the sweet gentle bouquet in my mouth as I walk along. Horse droppings add an earthy counterpoint. The chunks of flint scattered across the pathway require attention as I step energetically into the next moment. I notice the sun shining through the occasional cloud cover and the little white farmers cottage sitting regally in the middle of the far hillside. My approach startles a bird from the Hawthorn tree overhanging the path. I breathe rhythmically and deeply. (more…)

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