Field of Dreams

If you build it, they will come. It’s a line from the 1989 film starring Kevin Costner and one that I’ve heard used so many times. Back in 2013, when I worked with Simon King, it was a line he used frequently when describing Wild Meadows – the 10 acres that we were rewilding onContinue reading “Field of Dreams”

Inspiration

What inspires you? A friend asked me that the other day. They were feeling like they’d lost sight of their path and needed some help finding their way back to it. Hoping what inspires me may trigger something for them. So what does inspire me? The simple answer to the question is nature. I can’tContinue reading “Inspiration”

Another lap around the sun

Tomorrow (19th September) I mark the completion of another lap around the sun. It should perhaps be something to celebrate – but it always comes with mixed emotions for me. It all started years ago. The day after my birthday was my parents wedding anniversary. The day after that was my Aunt and Uncles weddingContinue reading “Another lap around the sun”

Urban Jungle

Yesterday I spent the day in London. It was the first time I’d been there since late February/early March 2020. Since then a lot has changed. I’ve changed. Whilst most of my day was spent working in an office, I did take the opportunity to walk whenever I could (I’ve always tried to do thatContinue reading “Urban Jungle”

Perspective

Perspective is something that is unique to each and every one of us. We each see things through our own set of lenses and filters. These come from our own belief systems – whether swayed by those we have inherited or those we have cultivated. I’ve been spending a lot of time lately thinking perspectives.Continue reading “Perspective”

What matters?

Yesterday I finished a month long writing workshop called Unmute yourself – your story matters led by the incomparable Ann Randolph. Each weekday for four weeks we met as a group to meditate and then write based on a prompt/s that Ann offered. I’ll be honest – I started the month with a bad caseContinue reading “What matters?”