May 2021 Hello You! (to borrow a greeting from Adam Rutherford when he presents the BBC weekly Inside Science podcast). Here I am in England again, visiting my mother who is almost 90, and my niece has just given birth to triplets. The fields are full of lambs and birds are doing courtship … [Read more...] about The Wheel of Life
April 2021 Hello Everyone, So here in Calgary, the snow is almost gone, birds are arriving with the warming sun, and my mind is turning to the joys of being outside with fewer layers of clothing and less hassle!Who knows what the remainder of the year will bring? Are you dreaming of new … [Read more...] about A New Optimism
March 2021 Hello Everyone, Welcome to Spring and the balance of the equinox! As time passes and many of us are still under Covid-19 restrictions, the need for more caring is at the forefront of my mind. The need to care for myself, for the partner I live with, for distant or … [Read more...] about The Need for Caring
February 2021 I really really hope not! But here in Calgary, Canada, the vaccine roll out is a long way off and we are still being super cautious. But all this computer time! It's a challenge not to get a stiff neck, sore back, tight shoulders, fuzzy vision and hug withdrawal. Still, the slower … [Read more...] about The new normal?
January 2021 I imagine, like me, that you have been watching the state of the world in the first weeks of this new year, and feeling - possibly - a bit helpless. Hopeless even. So welcome to a dose of inspiration, because, you know, there is a lot that can be done, but in order to take … [Read more...] about The world’s a mess, but what can we do?
December 2020. Who are we kidding? But seriously, welcome to this newsletter which is full of surprises, and a special gift for you inside. … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas!