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13 February

I heard on the radio yesterday that, according to the Meteorological Office the end of February officially marks the end of winter. By now, even in the north of England, there are signs that Spring is on its way. The snowdrops are starting to peep through and the catkins are floating in the wind. There ... Read More
 

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
 

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
 

8 February

Moving on from colour. What can you smell? And most importantly do you like it? Scent preference is highly personal Some smells, generally considered to be unpleasant such as petrol or sweat are favourite odours, whilst other people find the smell of some flowers for example highly unpleasant. My children love the smell of ironing. ... Read More
 

29 January

Today we are going to look at the physical stuff that irritates us. Do you remember that shelf you cleared? How did it feel to have that space? I find it quite liberating to be able to look across a room and not see things everywhere but to be able to see the surfaces, appreciate ... Read More
 

19 January

When you wake up in the morning what do you see when you look around your bedroom? Is it an oasis of calm or is there are pile of ironing on the floor, your laptop on your dressing table and yesterday’s clothes on the floor? It is not coincidence that many books and experts on ... Read More
 

12 January

Virginia Woolf maintained that every woman should have a room of her one. Personally I rather thought she was underselling herself, I think utter bliss would be to have a tiny cottage of my own. Large enough for me but too small for anyone to come and visit other than for an hour or so, ... Read More