So, last week I cut a lot of my hair off. It used to come about half way down my back. Now - well the longest bits are about 10 centimetres and, although the hair dresser never got out the clippers, the back is very short. Like, you can't make it messy. I made this … Continue reading Impacts.
i am here every day, folks here like a clock ticking and ticking some days i feel useful measuring out the time in careful dollops of mash mixed veg, of course don't waste opportunities get it down 'em i am here every day, folks answering questions i sometimes don't even know if I've understood i'm … Continue reading School Holidays
in three afternoonsi watch my kidsflourish in the swimming pool(like spring this year)all wetand on fast-forward.they're learning by gamesnot instruction -the simple freedomto figure it out.their porpoising and laughteris sweet reliefa kind of nostalgia:summers with my grandparents,blue-lipped cousins,and the solid red-brick warming panof the garage wall.and also a distractionfrom my dross thoughtsgloomy and tiredas a … Continue reading By the Pool
For the last couple of days I have been trying to familiarise myself with the photo-inclusion process on this blog-site. I took a whole lot of photos of things that make me happy while I'm in lockdown. But I have struggled to get them arranged nicely around my words. So this is my fourth or … Continue reading Handy Pick-me-ups