This writer says that we human beings are ‘becomings’, who live with both fear and hope. From the Jeremy Corbyn re-election to leader of the opposition he says the message is hope, not for one personality or one place, but for us all. Yes indeed. We can all step up, and feel and think, what … More On Jeremy Corbyn: let’s end cynicism and embrace (critical) hope
The beach was not quite empty. The town is not quite empty either but just right. Shops are still open, but no crowds. F and I went in for a swim. Lovely water, air fresh, but not too cold for walking while we dried off. I love September. I love it on Block Island. I … More Love September
Walking by Portobello beach yesterday, I realised how lucky I am that I have always lived within reach of the sea. Or near enough. I wish I could write better, to convey it, or better still, be capable of painting it. Failing that, I do have two friends, from Block Island and from Sanday, on … More Sea, Islands, Art
I have just returned from a wonderful weekend Retreat in the Lake District, at Ambleside. Among other things our group walked to Rydal, and wonderful M with whom I shared the journey suggested driving back with a detour around Ullswater. [photos below] Positive Money organised the Retreat. Sounds a bit dry. Not much touchy feely … More Radical or Just Plain Sensible?