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12 February

Now you have worked your way through the five senses and hopefully have identified the things that you enjoy, and indeed don’t enjoy it is time to apply your new found knowledge. Return to the room that you cuddled a few days ago. Move around, sit down, lie on the floor, or the bed or ... Read More
 

11 February

So finally we come to hearing. What sounds surround you? Do you choose them or are they inflicted upon you? Right now I can hear the gentle rumble of the heater, the chirruping of my daughter’s parrot and the flapping of her wings as she flies around me. There is the sound of the tapping ... Read More
 

10 February

Today is taste day. Don’t worry, I am not going to ask you to lick your table or chew on your shower curtain. I am going to ask you to get that notebook of yours out. It shouldn’t take long to find because you keep it by you at all times…. don’t you ? Taste ... Read More
 

9 February

As we are working our way through the senses today we are looking at touch. Stop what you are doing right now and touch the things around you. The surface that your computer is on. The clothes you are wearing. The seat upon which you are sitting. The floor beneath your feet. What do they ... Read More
 

4 February

Sometimes a little thing happens that doesn’t seem all that important but has a massive impact on our lives. Today that little thing was a piece of cloth our Newfoundland ate. We didn’t know she had eaten it and I have never been so grateful that River has a fondness for socks. She had been ... Read More
 

31 January

Earlier this month I asked to you try and create a new habit. On the 9th of January I asked you to slow down, to stop trying to do everything, to stop multitasking and to do one thing at a time and do it well. As I said yesterday we are told it takes 21 ... Read More
 

27 January

One of the most beautiful things at this time of the year is the way that the light changes how everything looks. The trees may be bare, the fields are muddy, the streets are grey and even the daffodils and snowdrops have yet to break through and add some colour to the world. But almost ... Read More
 

21 January

As I type it is fairly dark and very cold. We have a power cut. There is snow and ice outside and we are wrapped up in gloves, scarves, warm boots and the wonderfully named slankit. It was a planned cut so I knew this morning that any essential emails and messages had to be ... Read More