From the water’s edge

Here is a series of pictures I recently took from the water’s edge in Weirwood Reservoir, which is one of my favourite places around here. It is a big body of water made of the Medway River – even though it is only a stream at that point (the Medway starts around here), there is aContinue reading “From the water’s edge”

What if people think I’m crazy?

Dear friends, I hope you are well and that you are enjoying Autumn wherever you are. I’m now getting ready for my next 6 day workshop which will start in exactly a week from now. My last workshop at Emerson College was in early June. It was the end of Spring, the days were longerContinue reading “What if people think I’m crazy?”

Corvidae

Birds are always in sync. They always arrive and leave at the right time. Seven years ago, my parents were driving in the French countryside, where they live. My dad noticed a black shape on the side of the road. As he got nearer, he found himself looking into the eyes of a fledgling crow whoContinue reading “Corvidae”

The Wheel of Time…

I think a lot of people obsess with the weather when they are conversing. I have noticed that writers seem to be obsessed with time. Here we are, at the end of May. Boy turned 10 earlier on this month. I still dont understand where that time went…

The thread between Gustav Holst, Sanskrit, Star Wars and Time…

We went to the Royal Albert Hall yesterday. It was the first time I had ventured to this mythical venue. The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Ravi Shankar… just to drop a few names amongst the many great musicians who have blessed this place by their presence. The place worked its magic on me, as I discoveredContinue reading “The thread between Gustav Holst, Sanskrit, Star Wars and Time…”

Late Summer Night’s Dream…

I hope you are all enjoying the summer… Here I am getting busier and busier like a little bee, starting slowly to prepare for the Christmas fair at the end of November. I have never sold my knitting at a fair before, I’ll be sharing a table with a friend and fellow knitter and… weContinue reading “Late Summer Night’s Dream…”