Another year, and what a year

What a year this has been. The last few months have seen drastic positive changes in my life: the break-up of a long-term relationship, the start of a loving new one and a new phase in my training because of no longer being a vegetarian after 21 years and 5 months (it was April 1990 when I gave up eating meat; I was 15). Continue reading

Autumn and its inherent changes

Well, autumn has finally arrived. The wealth of blackberries is starting to recede as the bushes prepare for colder weather (but not before I picked a load to make into yummy jam, thank you Mother Nature for the free food) and there’s not as much sunlight as there was, even though it seems there’s more actual sunshine now than there was in supposedly-sunny-but-actually-very-wet August. Continue reading