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September

Summer holidays end.  Back to school.  The changing of seasons feels immediate with a drop in temperature (I quite like ‘having’ to reach for a hoodie to keep warm enough).  The light that’s been gradually fading since the end of June suddenly more obvious but with the gift of blazing sunsets – we’ve been lucky […]

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Procrastination

There! No. It’s gone. Although, out of the corner of my eye, I think I can see… (but perhaps not) ‘something’ I’m supposed to be doing. It’s not there. OR It’s gone. Again. And so I continue busily / distracted All those ideas I don’t know I have locked away inside my head. Hiding. For […]

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b r e a t h e

lying on the floor semi-supine I am in the rhythm of the building creaky heating tuning in and out of the breath micro-sleeping words invite themselves in and here we are (just me) I am.  

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Last Month’s Mischief: May

What’s been keeping me busy during May? First up the Oxford Town & Gown 10k (organised by Muscular Dystrophy UK).  My reason for signing up to an event like this is to help keep me focused on including running in my regular training routine.  Over the years I’ve noticed that of, all the different types […]

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Thursday Thoughts

I felt inspired this morning to start tweeting about my #favouritethings and then feeling lucky that I frequently get to include those things in my daily life.  One thought that popped up to be included in the list ended up being a lot more than 140 characters so I thought it deserved a blog post. […]

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Adventures in Wellington

A year ago last week I visited Wellington, NZ for a few days.  During my exploratory ramblings about the city I discovered there was such a thing as a Les Mills gym.  Awesome.  Especially love the paintwork on the outside of the building.   Up until a week earlier I had been training for a […]

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Introspection Open University

Procrastination

Having been an Open University student for 10 years I’m no stranger to the many and varied ways that procrastination of coursework can manifest.  Especially when it’s TMA (tutor marked assignment) time. “Oh that deadline is only three days away now?  Perfect opportunity to catch up on housework / TV / re-organising wardrobe / being […]

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End of Love

A few months ago, after a Saturday morning OU tutorial, I visited the Modern Art Oxford gallery.  I had walked past many times before and always been curious to see what was there and perhaps enjoy a coffee in the Café if nothing else.  So, being in Oxford anyway and not in any hurry to […]

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Fire and Water

by Kristiina Ehin   I   Succulent Dark Green house plants in the small bedroom stretched out.  The curtains moved in the delicate breeze. Water felt it was hot. She was lying as she had been created, in Fire’s arms.  Fire felt how Water cooled him yet wasn’t able to extinguish him; he felt something […]