storytelling

A good day

I had such a good day today! I woke fairly early but had no reason to get up, so I just lay in bed reading til around 9am. I arose and pottered round the house, in and out of the garden, had a lovely brunch then pottered some more. At some point during the morning I found a Clan… Continue reading A good day

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Depression and how you can help – a short illustration

Here's a wonderfully sweet and simple illustration of how to support a loved one suffering from depression - 'support' being the operative word. Try to make them feel safe and show them that you love them. That may be all you can do - but it's a LOT! You probably can't 'fix' them or make them feel better but… Continue reading Depression and how you can help – a short illustration

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Samhain – again

tumshie lanterns It's Samhain again already! Traditionally, in Scotland, the New Year was marked at this time. It's the end of the harvest period, the crops are in and winter is coming. It seems like a good time to look back at the past year to me. This year has been the best I've had… Continue reading Samhain – again

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Moon

I was rescued tonight from an evening of dullness by my lovely chum McHarg.  He took me on an expedition up into the Bathgate Hills to view the full moon, which is currently at its perigee - the point in the moon's orbit when it is closest to the Earth. Night sky near Cockleroy We picked our… Continue reading Moon