Metamorphosis

As a self employed woman living near the border between the north and south of Ireland, my work comes in all shapes, sizes and locations. I was lucky enough to work recently on a project with a good friend Bee Smith in County Cavan. It was part of a wider project funded by Peace IV … More Metamorphosis

Seven Chakra Elevenie

Originally posted on Sojourning Smith:
Day 15 of NaPoWriMo2018 and I was completely unedified by the prompt for the first time this morning. But as one poet friend said on Facebook, ‘NaPoWriMo is not my boss!’ Maybe it is because of New Moon today, which astrologers say has a very peculiar vibe for some of…

Unearthed

I am prepared to wait, unlit, In my place; contemplating While overhead, the world waits, sunlit. I dig deep. My roots go down, Feeding, searching, far and wide, Anchoring me for what’s to come. I plunge through ancient layers While worms caress and coil Finding secrets hidden there.   When I am filled with potential … More Unearthed

A Blog from the Bog

It’s been months since I’ve been in the bog and I was thirsty to be there again. When snow gave way to blue skies I bolted from the house, down the lane that is the threshold. There is much here that echoes life. I cannot walk a straight path but must meander, scouting ahead for … More A Blog from the Bog

Are You Ready?

I created this vision board in October 2016. I’d just taken voluntary redundancy from a 9-5 job with a pension, I’d been doing for 15 years, to become self employed. It was like jumping off a cliff. My biggest fear was that I would fail, that I wouldn’t be strong enough, brave enough or smart … More Are You Ready?

It’s a Mystery!

Originally posted on Sojourning Smith:
Some people might call it inspiration. The actual process of writing can be a bit of a mystery.  Personally, I think writers are magpies. We collect shiny things – like ideas- and take them back to our lair and then we rearrange all the shiny found objects and re-purpose them.…

Weaving My World

Lying in the willow dome I look at the intertwined branches that have woven together over the years.  I am emerging from the cloud of deep loss I find myself feeling lost and afraid. As I looked at the web of branches above me it occurs to me that my life is woven in a similar … More Weaving My World