Monthly Archives: December 2014

Reaching the far side – more about recovering great health

To those of you who know, and have read my earlier posts, about my ongoing recovery from fibromyalgia, and to anyone still feeling stuck in the territory, this post is a year-end addendum of some real newsworthiness and optimism. I … Continue reading

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Peeling back layers

There is a chair in my life that’s, quite literally, always been there – and don’t so many of us have such pieces of furniture and other accumulated objects that are ‘just there’ because they are? This one – an … Continue reading

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The winter garden

A garden I know so well, from a different season…and here it was, dressed up in its winter clothing. There’s something eerily magical about a sleeping garden in mid winter; you can almost sense all that latent energy pulled deep … Continue reading

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Bath-ing in Christmas

With my family, I spent Friday in Bath visiting the Christmas Market that happens every year in the streets all around the cathedral. One of my two favourites, along with Winchester, this annual event is a real gem at the … Continue reading

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Ten (painting) days in December

As the final month of the year approached, and my urge to take a step back from the long, super-intense painting process of my bigger work took hold, I decided to do something extremely light-hearted as a countdown to Christmas … Continue reading

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