Monthly Archives: January 2013


Small stones are ‘a short piece of writing that precisely captures a fully-engaged moment.’ This week we are exploring the theme of honesty in Writing Ourselves Alive. One very thought provoking concept  is that this is not a criticism. … Continue reading

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Do Trees Tire

I began an online writing course called ‘Writing Our Self Alive’ on This first week I am paying attention to my curiosity, exploring how to “open my eyes a little wider. When I am curious I stay a little longer, and  approach objects … Continue reading

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January Afternoon with Noreen

Having just immersed myself  in Mary Oliver’s book of poetry ‘A THOUSAND MORNINGS’ I was not just filled by her example of  appreciating the natural world as an equal and powerful entity, it was a catalyst for my own … Continue reading

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