Numbers

J. was here at the weekend. He’s eight and he’s a numbers boy. He assessed my fuel gauge as we drove out towards the coast.  It’s shaped like a clock, with twelve rays fanning out in a circle, all of which light up orange when it’s full, then each ray is stubbed out as the … Continue reading Numbers

Visit

I wake from a long sleep to heavy rain and a stiff back.  For a moment I wonder if they are related.  Can my body predict the weather?  Then I remember yesterday’s Pilates session to which I had creakily returned after too long a break.  Thank goodness - I’m not sure I want to be … Continue reading Visit

Being Human

Sensory overload, information overload, news overload, work overload, people overload. What about, ‘thinking overload’? What about those same old, tired thoughts that, if you are anything like me, are heavy to lift and wearing to carry around?  I’m going away from the weekend and I have to pack within a 10-kilo weight limit.  Easy for most, but … Continue reading Being Human