In the hammock
On days of tomatoes
Cheese and bread
When light breezes
Make the orchard leaves
Chuckle and quiver
With gossip from the mountains
When a head of dead wine
Falls in step
With the mood
Rather than being a weight
On your ankle
There is time to marvel
At the power of stillness
And the way that calm
Can be the raison d'êtr...
Tuesday 16th August 2022 10:58 am
Days spent doing nothing
Are not a waste at all
Time to replensh
And let sparkle restore
Charge your phone
Charge your batteries
Why not yourself?
So wrapped in productivity
You forget to charge yourself
Monday 17th May 2021 10:05 am
We all need a moment away
From whatever we usually do
We can’t be forever the same
We all need a minute or two.
And when we get time to unwind
From the twists and the turns that life brings
What a relief for the chance to reflect
Straighten out, raise our heads, spread our wings.
Then once more to those whom we love
And once more to that which we do
For nothing will greatly have chan...
Wednesday 16th December 2020 7:12 am
A deep calming breath.
Take in the oxygen, let it fill your aching lungs.
Blow out the pain and the suffering into a the air,
Free it from the shackles of your body. It felt like a stranger.
Feel your fingers tingle as the blood rushes up and back down.
Feel your soul leave the confines of your physical being.
Don't be afraid. You are still here. You are in the world,
Your body is sti...
Friday 17th July 2020 2:17 pm
Sunday afternoon is a day to wash the car
It’s a day for watching TV, not a day for going far
My missus thinks it’s a day for doing things, things that would otherwise be missed
And certain things like watching TV don’t seem to be on her list.
Her list and mine differ in many ways and they’re hard to reconcile
She doesn’t seem to understand that things can wait a...
Thursday 6th December 2012 12:19 pm