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Blog Action Day 09: Climate Action

Today is Blog Action Day and this year –  yip, apparently it’s a yearly event where bloggers are asked to all write about a particular social issue in order to help raise awareness, I must have missed it last year – I digress, this year it’s to highlight climate change and encourage people to increase…

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Listening

I spent the weekend with many friends, listening. We listened to each other as we shared part of our life story. We spoke in turn and did not interrupt each other, concentrating instead on listening. Not the sort of listening where you are already composing your retort/reply/next question. It was the sort of listening that…

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Detachment – phew!

I have been working really hard to practise some detachment. They say that practise makes perfect – I have yet to find out! I am trying to separate people from their actions. When I see a child misbehave I find it easy to to know that I don’t see a bad child,  I see a…