Crow watching Grand Canyon

Why I shouldn’t be annoyed with myself

I’m getting frustrated with myself at the moment. My body hasn’t quite recovered from my operation in December, and because I no longer have any pain or any symptoms that keep me occupied trying to manage them, I feel like I should be further ahead than I am. Last time I saw a GP, she…

Through the snow

Why I need to cultivate patience

I have been thinking about patience and wondering if it’s something I need to try harder to cultivate. Why? Because when I get an idea in my head that really grips me, I turn into an unstoppable whirlwind and drive myself insane when I can’t make it happen instantly. I read everything I can find…

Trees and sky

What is life, actually?

So what is life? Life is what I am experiencing right now. This moment when I am typing and the daylight is dimming outside, this moment when you are reading the post, maybe with a glass of wine or perhaps a coffee. This moment when I’m starting to feel a bit cold and wondering whether…

Is planning making me unhappy?

Come Blog With Me – Day 16. I have a confession to make. I’m addicted to planning. I’m always pondering different options and sketching out timelines and tasks. Which is great for projects that need to be planned (and is one of my natural talents), but isn’t necessarily good for my sanity the rest of…