Parenting, Schooling, THE Sysytem

What’s Up with School?!

Has it really got that bad? My home tends to be a frenzied heap of joy and laughter; teases and jokes; noise and chaos, the odd screaming match and of course, the migrations - aka the constant movement in search of food (usually snacks - real food doesn't count). And, the snacks cupboard, the meeting… Continue reading What’s Up with School?!

Current State of Affairs (Politically), Rants, THE System, THE Sysytem

Vested in the Collective…when will words do?

Stop telling me the children of Yemen are dyingStop telling me the bombs are killing the people Stop telling me the world is dying of starvationStop telling me about poverty and inequalitiesStop telling me about fair-trade ran by billionaires Stop telling me about humanitarianism when you practise cannibalism with your dog-eat-dog systems Stop telling me… Continue reading Vested in the Collective…when will words do?

A Photo a Week Challenge, Photography

*A Photo a Week Challenge: Pink*

In response to Nancy Merrill’s ‘A Photo a Week Challenge… Pink To Lovers of Love...Pink Roses To Lovers of Adventure...Pink Motorbike To Lovers of Spring...Pink Tulips Wishing all a wonderful weekend. Showers of Blessing, Peace, Love and Light 💞

Poetry/Prose, Uncategorized


It is sometimes difficult to source inspiration or feel inspired even. For me, I have come to understand that there's no rushing it; I write when guided and it sort of comes to me in a more spontaneous fashion. When this happens, I gloriously get lost in journals and note books abandoning all else that… Continue reading DisArmed…


Parenting Undisclosed Ninjas

Children Learn What they Live A Poem by Dorothy Law Nolte I remember reciting this poem in primary school. I must have been about 8 or 9 years old. It was a classic - one that was presented to parents and officials visiting the school whatever the occasion…. that’s how poignant it was and still… Continue reading Parenting Undisclosed Ninjas

Cee's Flower of the Day Challenge, Photography, Uncategorized

* Flower of the Day Challenge (FOTD) *

Roses are today's response to Cee's Flower of the Day Challenge “Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature's laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. Funny, it seems to be keeping it's dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that… Continue reading * Flower of the Day Challenge (FOTD) *