Orkney Reflections

We came off Orkney this morning, back to the mainland, heading towards  a busier world. But before I leave the islands behind I want to try to describe something that I’ve never quite been able[…]

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Neolithic Neighbours

Passing by the Old Man of Hoy on our way to the Orkneys, I marveled again at the beauty and diversity of this land. Our first stop was at Skara Brae, an abandoned neolithic village on[…]

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Blog Hop!

Some of us are old enough to remember sock hops… but that’s going back a long, long ways. That’s the first thing I thought of when I heard the words blog hop.

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Revisiting

Visiting Saffron Walden with a dear friend yesterday  gave me the chance to see the familiar labyrinth with fresh eyes and an open heart. We walk together following the old pathways, peace blows in the[…]

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Thank You, Ma’am

Joyous Jubilee, Sixty years, a passing age, Diamond-hearted love. In 2005, I made the momentous decision to become a British citizen and to swear allegiance to Queen Elizabeth, something I am allowed to do without[…]

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Ferry Magic

May is always a magical month, where winter’s dreams of warm sunshine and spring travels begin to come true. This year is shaping up as a summer of houseguests and homeland adventure, but we managed[…]

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A Little Labyrinth Magic

My ankle must be healing…. I am beginning to think clearly and care about things again. Last night as I was looking through the photos on Jeff’s camera, I found the one I’ve been wishing[…]

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Maze Knitted!

It was a-maze-ing! I know that the Knitted Maze was only one of the attractions of Saffron Walden’s weeklong Maze Festival, and as a knitter I might be a bit biased… but I was profoundly[…]

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Showing Up

  Today I showed up in the four directions that matter most: I reached in, to feel my heart, and out, to connect with others, down to dig for truth, and up, to God. Tonight[…]

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