Tag Archives: symbolic journeys

Rebirthing

Towards the end of last year, which felt like a giant’s step forward and dusting-down-yawn-stretch in the journey of me, I started on a new painting; had a canvas specially made to the size I wanted, knowing just what I … Continue reading

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Circles within circles

In yesterday’s biting cold yet predicted sunshine and relative calm sandwiched between two wedges of storm and flood, my husband and I threw warm layers into the car and headed off to Avebury stone circle on ‘a jolly’; that is, … Continue reading

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Threading light

In late October’s stormy darkness, my family and I carved out a few days in Cornwall, travelling there the day after ‘the big storm’ rampaged across the UK, flattening trees and causing havoc and yet there was also, for me, … Continue reading

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Unpeeled

I’ve never had a good feeling around limitation in any of its guises; be it the kind that directly undermines the most fundamental of life’s joys or the more subtle variety that takes the form of routine, timetables or commitment. … Continue reading

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Journey home

Settling back into my writing, this rainy September, I seem to have been waylaid by yet another movie just begging to become the subject of a post and that’s fine, I’m off in the flow and if that’s where the … Continue reading

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Beautiful simplicity

It came to me on a new wave of understanding, in my bleary-eyed state of awakening this morning, that at the very core of everything that I Am, I am ‘a simplifier’ and even the realisation of this brought new … Continue reading

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Walking a spiral, feeling in colour: my life with synaesthesia

More than twenty years ago, I tripped upon a word that professed to label a range of sensory experiences that had been my personal “norm” for all of my life. As a young child, I started to suspect it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Stillness in the midst

Considering words that I could annex to the title of this post (and of my new painting), a quick Google search of “Stillness in the midst of…” came up with “…chaos” and “…turmoil” as the most typical add-ons, although “fragmented light” … Continue reading

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Lost in Bramshill…2

A tongue in cheek title as a nod to a post I wrote almost two years ago, entitled (you’ve guessed it) ‘Lost in Bramshill‘ because this (much) briefer post is something of an addendum to that one. You see, it … Continue reading

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Eat Pray Love – an inner journey compared

Its been a while since I reviewed a book although this is no reflection of how many I’ve read of late because, in truth, I am reading more prolifically than ever, sometimes keeping abreast of up to 4 books (fiction … Continue reading

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