Painting (above) by Simon Pemberton Website http://www.simonpemberton.com Twitter @pemberton_simon Instagram @pemberton.simoWebsite Light I will not try to cheer you with the never-quite-night, bright Christmas light announced by the endless Christmas tunes in shops. I will not say there is twinkling tinsel wrapped around branches to cheer you, or white crisp clear air, biting sharp in your throat. I will not describe the joy on children’s faces when […]Read More Light
Painting by @beryl Touchard The sun is rising over the purple water, launching on the bosom of the golden moor trailing shadows over warm rock. My tongue is slow, a strange motive because the flavour of the air is so subtle? Senses savouring a stranger cause, yet unexplored, long enough to be amazed again. Painting […]Read More Inspired by Patsy Middleton
Short StoryRead More An Unseasonable Morning
observations on a day in March 2018 London.Read More The indiscriminate Tube.
When a friend suggested I join a week long yoga retreat in Crete, I was reticent at first. What was I to expect? Long hours of meditation? Tying myself in knots? Or worse. Starving myself?Read More Kastelli, Kissamos, Crete: a perfect haven for a Yoga Retreat
Why keep travelling? I spent some time thinking the other day about the travellers among us who take to the road and just keep on going. Off they go with their very few personal essentials rolled carefully into their trusted bag. Swapping material wealth for spiritual health, they keep going, never looking back. When […]Read More Why do some travellers take to the road and never look back?
What to do and see with 5 days free in GozoRead More Go-Go-Gozo!
You dont have to speak the language to hear the desperation in the old man’s voice. We have boarded the subway train for the journey to Piraeus. A little old man shuffles up, then down the train, his arm outstretched proferring an empty plastic cup in hope that someone will place a few euros into it. He is […]Read More From Kifissia to Piraeus
Mothering and heart felt loveRead More The distance to navigate on the journey of the heart.
via Daily Prompt: FabricRead More Daily Prompt: Fabric
August 21, 2016 The sound of the tzitzikia is so loud, I comment to a friend as we sit beneath a lemon tree in Maroussi, Athens. I notice as I chat away that the stridulation is sporadic – one moment the cicadas are humming in full swing, the next stopping before the next chorus inevitably reaches a crescendo […]Read More Underneath the Lemon Tree