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This very special event takes place in a wonderful setting near the stately home of Loseley at Loseley Park, between Godalming and Guildford, at the end of Surrey Farm & Food Week. With a lovely relaxed atmosphere, it draws large enthusiastic crowds for a fantastic country day…Continue
We’ve been watching Ken Burns’ documentary on the Roosevelts, those flawed and brilliant men, but it is Eleanor who grabs my heart, the lonely child with protruding teeth and sad eyes who was orphaned early and shunted around the family from pillar to post. Not considered very pretty, she grew up amongst malcontents uninterested in her welfare. The house of her adolescence was unsafe for her, with unloving aunts telling her how to act and uncles against whom she had to lock her bedroom…Continue
for Shams Kairys
A kind friend, knowing I was down in the dumps, offered encouragement by sending me a poem by Rumi:
Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round
in another form. The child weaned from mother's milk
now drinks wine and honey mixed.
God's joy moves from unmarked box to unmarked box,
from cell to cell. As rainwater, down into flowerbed.
As roses, up from ground.
Now it looks like a plate of rice…Continue
Things are hard right now. Friends are divorcing and dying; Robin Williams, the guy who kept us all laughing, has taken his life; we had an earthquake last night. And night after night I lay awake listening to my beloved husband trying to breathe.
I am worn down, weary with worry.
When I get this way, I try to slip out of town for a couple of days and retreat to the woods, to a particular place by the coast that takes us weary ones in. Quiet and contemplation is all that is…Continue