I recently visited the inspiring exhibit at the Royal Academy of the Nude in the Renaissance, another topic, along with envy, sycamores et al for a future blog. But, in relation to my observations of my grandson Zac and his first smiles of recognition, I wanted to reflect on an image that was not inside [...]
This morning at about 7AM I went upstairs to my son and daughter in law, Tori's apartment and the home of my grand daughter Bell, who for those who have not read my book is almost eight and her eight week old brother Zac. Zac was quietly feeding in his mother's arms and the day [...]
Poppies (John Haynes) May 4th for our daughter Tanya's birthday
April 1st. 2019 Wake at 5.45 to the returning light… 6AM with relief at the dawn, fling myself onto the floor to meditate for twenty minutes. 6.30: Drink two glasses of hot water and lemon accompanied by a madeleine, if John has been baking. Otherwise, I suffer a gluten free oatcake that I share with Dido [...]
On Monday 18th. March at 9AM my second grandson and fourth grandchild came into the world. The birth of a child, whether one's own or born to one's child, or to their partner, is the closest that I have come to divine creation. On the seashore of endless worlds is the great meeting of children. [...]
I've had no time these last few weeks to think about writing. Nor to return to thoughts on any distinctions to be made between envy and jealousy. Too much time has been spent prepping to do public events. I still cannot get my head around the question of why I say 'Yes' to doing things [...]
To be discussed... soon.