Sunday, July 3

There’s a lot going on at the moment. People are understandably feeling troubled: “I can’t handle this, it’s overwhelming,” because we are encountering problems we don’t see any solutions for. There may even be a yearning for everything to go “back to normal”. We can stay calmer by learning to view our difficulties in a bigger context – letting them remind us, for example, that there has never actually been…

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 4 mins read. I suspect that, like me, you’d generally prefer to be relaxed. We want to chill out, unwind,…

Last Wednesday, one of my youngish housemates whom I’ve known for 20 years accidentally swallowed deadly poison in a euthanasia…

8.5 mins read. There’s a scaredy cat staying with me at the moment who I’m slowly taming with the help…

 9.5 mins read. The more I hear about this war, the more angles there are, the more difficult seem the…

7.5 mins read. It might be tempting when faced with the possibility of this escalating into World War 3 to…

If there’s a silver lining to our strange pandemic days, it could be that someone invented accessible live-streaming just in time. Most of us…

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MISCELLANEOUS

On a recent Saturday evening, I was invited to the birthday party of a dear old friend, a party filled with amiable characters from all parts of the world. Among me and my friends were S the ebullient New Ager, J her elegant French mom, I the dear Danish healer, H the kind Texan host, A the Dutch retiree with a twinkle in her eye, P her mischievous ex-Nato husband,…

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