Category Archives: Uncategorized
The night is dark All are asleep Save me Alone I face them The demons, the gremlins Who are these faceless creatures Of the dark? They tell me I will die That something bad In my blood Will get to … Continue reading
Once upon a time there was a cupboard full of toys. One shelf belonged to the cuddly toys, mostly old, worn and threadbare. There was a monkey with scratchy hands and a moth-eaten waist coat, a velvet elephant with a … Continue reading
There is a lone daffodil bulb outside my kitchen window which doesn’t flower every year but it holds a special significance for me when it does. ‘The day of the daffodil’ is a phrase that reminds me not to worry unduly … Continue reading
I have a friend who collects round pebbles, particularly spherical ones. Recently I was looking through a bank of pebbles to see if I could find anything worth taking home for him. So many pebbles, all of them slightly different, each beautiful … Continue reading
Peace is joy resting; Joy is peace dancing FB Meyer
After a while a new growing tip emerged from the chewed top which opened into a very stunted leaf. The next one had its tip missing. But hey! It’s still growing! Life is stronger than destruction.
“ Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” –Søren Kierkegaard Isn’t it amazing what we can see in life with hindsight that we were quite unaware of at the time?
My beautiful promising plant went from this (right) to this overnight. The top shoot was hanging down and fell off when I picked the pot up for a closer look and I turned around a few minutes later … Continue reading
The ginger continued to grow with a second shoot soon overtaking the first. A week or so later a leaf started to appear on this second shoot whilst the first appeared to have stagnated.