Some of you may be aware of the #30dayswild challenge run by the UK Wildlife Trust throughout June. Some of you may have seen the gorgeous magazine-worthy blog and Instagram posts recording the "Random Acts of Wildness" that over 49,000 people, including me, have signed up to commit... here's ours. So, we're home educating. We are … Continue reading #30dayswild – here’s how we’re doing!
OK, lets talk about the fricking magic money tree and other hyperbole of the recent general election and modern politics, modern media and life in general. I am really interested in language, how we can inspire and motivate, compel and convince, twist and trick, damn and destroy. Simple example: ex-pats, immigrants, migrants, refugees: these … Continue reading Life’s language: another rant
On Saturday I went to the AGM of the National Autistic Society. Our family are members and have done a number of things to support the charity over the past couple of years from being featured in their donor mailings to busting a gut doing the Tough Mudder... It was thrilling to hear how their 'Too … Continue reading How to Start a Revolution, erm, maybe…
This is possibly the most inspiring thing ever. Life in all its beauty. Again, this.
A woman on the other side of the world who I don't know has just had confirmation that she is dying and my heart has been ripped out of my chest. I had to hide in the bathroom, press my face on the cold tiles and fight back tears. I don't even know why I … Continue reading The Power of Words