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Gratitudes

Last week I shared with you some of my thoughts on the equinox and how I was going to celebrate it. One of the things I said was keeping a gratitude journal, to remind me […]

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Autumn Equinox

I will be celebrating quietly at home this equinox. Unfortunately the family is dealing with Covid: one is poorly, others are isolating. I am waiting for the results of my PCR test. So I have […]

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Memories

In the aftermath of my stroke, I wrote a series of poems examining how I felt, how the impact of the stroke had affected me. I thought today I would share one of these poems. […]

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Disabled Facilities Grant UK

I live in Birmingham UK. I know someone who is retired. She is able to live independently without the need for carers. Yet as she gets older she has increasing difficulty with mobility. Stairs are […]

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Eco-friendly living, with a disability

‘Everyone wants to be eco-friendly, but for people living with a disability, it’s not always easy. Certain items that may make it possible for you to live your life independently aren’t always environmentally friendly. You […]

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Thoughts on eco-friendly living

I was mulling over Ashley’s thoughts that the driver for change would come from the public, people like you and me. Ashley feels that what we do, what we vocally say we want, and more […]

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Why go Green?

As it was my daughter who started me looking more at eco-friendly living, I decided to interview her for this blog. Ashley has clearly given this a great deal of thought, in part informed by […]