And then the knife slid through the silk scarf as though it was butter. It would have been beautiful to watch if it wasn't such an obvious threat.
And then she wailed. The birds, who had previously been singing their eve song, closed their beaks. Even they knew this was no longer the time. The air stilled and a respectful, unsure tension overcame the earth. A wail that was so powerful it stilled every nation could surely only come from an unbearable, unspeakable… Continue reading Day 10
The vicar of 'my church' has gone onto Vimeo to provide worship to the community during these times of uncertainty. https://vimeo.com/401697218 This is what I needed. My faith is one that is not often very strong, however, the happy memories I have of church and worship brings a comforting warmth. What else could possibly be… Continue reading Worship
This is worth seeing - such an amazing journey and it still stays with me, on my mind frequently. Katherine Brooks, ladies and gentlemen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgE0aWIojbM
I have returned 'home' - to my mother's house. To start this time off well, to hit the ground running - I set off to Church this morning. I thought a calming and comforting environment would be nice, maybe one or two familiar faces that I would not be opposed to seeing. I found myself surrounded… Continue reading Today I Was A Soldier
It is 8am, I am so tired. The neighbours have kept me awake until the early hours and they pay no consideration to me having made plans. It is 9am, I need to get ready. The weather here has been cold and dreary and I have no idea what to wear, only that it needs… Continue reading Sunday
It was not planned, it was not something I had thought I was going to do today. Sitting by the grave, looking at their names carved into the headstone, I talk... "I need some sort of divine intervention. I don't know what to do. Do I move to the City and work to improve my… Continue reading Divine Intervention
By W.H. Auden ( https://allpoetry.com/Funeral-Blues )
( https://www.billboard.com/articles/events/amas/8039126/pink-amas-performance-2012-try-best-list ) ( http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Pink/40th+American+Music+Awards+Show/Rr-qwxm2oJw ) ( http://yewon.myblog.arts.ac.uk/2014/01/27/matthew-bournes-swan-lake/ ) ( https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Bournes-SWAN-LAKE-Returns-to-New-York-NY-City-Center-Oct-13-Nov-17-20100831-page8 ) ( https://iso.500px.com/tag/still-life/page/2/ ) ( http://zenfulspirit.com/2017/05/17/the-science-of-forgiveness/ ) As always - credit where credit is due. None of these images belong to me. Be respectful of other's art and reference them. xoxo.