26.20 – the middle of the year

We are crossing the midway point of the year - the longest day has been and gone. It's strange to think the days are getting shorter, especially when the evenings still feel so long, and the hot weather of the past week means the nights also feel long. This week's exercise: Walking Yes, we're back… Continue reading 26.20 – the middle of the year

Week 25.2020, the week when things opened again

What excitement! This was the week when we were able to start meeting people and doing non-essential shopping again. I have to say I was not super thrilled about the non-essential shopping thing, but meeting people, yay! This week we had two people from outside our household come visit. One was an outside visit in… Continue reading Week 25.2020, the week when things opened again

Megan’s travel diary – Italy

It was in Italy where my appearance, that in northern Europe had marked me out as different-but-not-obviously-what-kind-of-different, stood me in good stead. The blonde girls in the hostels complained about having their bums pinched, about being harassed on the street by boys following them and whistling at them. Here in Italy, my colouring fitted in.… Continue reading Megan’s travel diary – Italy

Week 22.2020 – challenge week

I'm calling it challenge week because it contained challenges for me and also because I am challenging myself. What does that all mean? Read on and find out. This week's yoga mood - negative. Much as I love James' classes, I didn't log in for the Monday morning class, it was a public holiday after… Continue reading Week 22.2020 – challenge week

Adventures in fermenting #5

Excited by my experiences with fermented soft drinks, I decided to purchase a book that would inspire me to experiment with other types of fermentation. Something with such a wild cover could only be inspirational, right? Hmm, not really. Or maybe I'm not quite ready for the full fermentation commitment yet. Certainly I'm not ready… Continue reading Adventures in fermenting #5