I love the year end because it provides an opportunity to sit and look back over your shoulder and discover quite how many things have happened in the chunk of time of single year. On Jan 1st of this year, I was performing in a Japanese old people's home - I can't quite believe that … Continue reading Thoughts on 2017
A long while ago now, I read an article about someone whose brother had died, “There’s a phrase,” she says, “‘the situation is hopeless, but not serious’. That’s how I see life, and all these things that are just dreadful. If you don’t laugh at them, you would curl up in a heap and wail.”
What I've been learning about rest + some practicalities
Thoughts+reflections upon entering a second decade!
A pause for a thank you!
Thoughts+musings on a Sunday afternoon.
A letter for Siân whilst she is still in Görlitz
A glance back at the last 365 days in the life of Rachel.
These words never fail to make a sense of calm wash over me. I needed them today. Serving suggestion: read slowly.
The first month of a starting a journal and where I've got to!
As much a list of hopes as it is a list of reminders of what's important before I go back to uni. Hopes to talk less about myself. To say 'I love you' more often and to more people. To have more compassion and less pride. To share in the lives of others, to delight in the fun and mess of life. To discover I'm wrong about things and change my mind. To rejoice in the everyday. To remember to be gentle with myself if things get hard.
Yesterday my job at Pembroke College came to an end and I said goodbye to some very special people, who are owed some thank yous. Thankfully, the goodbyes we said yesterday are goodbyes for now, and not goodbyes forever. ^.^