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The nature of recovery

A week or so ago, I was quietly celebrating a small but noticeable improvement in my stamina. Not that my capabilities had really improved much, but I was able to stretch the boundaries slightly and bounce back from deep exhaustion … Continue reading

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Falling back in love with Mother Earth

This phase of my life seems intent on keeping me focused on gratitude; on being grateful for all that I still have, as various physical capacities become impaired. That’s the nature of ageing, for all beings, and perhaps our society’s … Continue reading

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My inner poet is spreading her wings

I was walking home from the shops last week — a familiar outing these days — feeling buoyant, daring to think that there might have been a slight improvement in my stamina, when that now-familiar thing happened: someone/something put the … Continue reading

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