Push and Pull

It was always a ‘push’ and a ‘pull’ of feelings whenever I saw my mother. I had a sense of being pushed from behind, the hand between my shoulder blades encouraging me to meet my mother face on. But the person to person encounter never happened. The other part of me (the stronger, the weaker?),…

Too much choice?

Blogging 101 suggests we try out different ‘themes’ for our blog. Well, I have spent the last hour reviewing the many and varied themes available and have finally settled on ‘Misty Lake’ (I think!). Whilst I agree it’s good to have options, I also think that too much choice can cause unnecessary anxiety. For me,…

Feeling Small

Today Blogging 101 asks us to publish a post written with our ideal reader in mind. Hmmm an interesting thought. My ideal reader is someone who is willing to engage, either through contact (liking, commenting) or who feels compelled to consider my words carefully and wonder about me and why I have written what I’ve…