How often do you listen to your inner nudge?
Despite chanting and mediating I often don’t hear, or rather don’t listen to that little elbow shove from the Universe.
I hear a whisper to do something and then washing up, making meals, sorting and sifting through daily life, takes over and before I know it I’m in bed again thinking about what I could have been, promising myself that tomorrow will be different.
Yesterday I paid attention to the little...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Feb 23, 2012 in For children
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“We need a pencil-case for all the drawing stuff”.
“Yes we do, I’ll get one next time I go shopping”
This is the very thinking needed to keep the wheels of the global consuming machine turning.
I don’t want to be thinking like this, driven by a society and culture I don’t even agree with, but I am a product of my generation, brainwashed into thinking my wants are needs and that a little purchase here and...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Feb 22, 2012 in Simple Pleasures
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Some things that have brought me simple pleasure this week:
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Posted by mstonesadmin on Feb 19, 2012 in In the Kitchen
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Surely one of the simplest ideas alive. Mix up flour and water, mother nature supplies some natural yeast and off you go.
I’m sure as time goes on I will develop some rhythm for living with Zorba MkII (MkI met his demise over Christmas) but for now it feels like trying to introduce a new pet; we have to figure out where he fits into the rhythm of our family life.
In a land based home I think it would be easier to find a nice warm niche for him, a...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Feb 17, 2012 in Begin here
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“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”
In March 2010 I started a blog, I have racked my brain trying to invent a more pithy, clever and entertaining way to express what I feel and I can’t, that was it and still is:
How to be happy with less: I wish to extract myself from the dis-ease of the...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Feb 14, 2012 in Diet
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A sugary piece; white bread spread with marg or butter then liberally sprinkled with sugar.
A sugar cube stuck in the top of an orange and sook
A wee bowl of sugar and a stalk of rhubarb.
Sugar on my already sweetened cereal.
Sticky buns for the corner bakery.
My love affair with sugar began early and continues though it’s more of a torrid romance now in need of ending rather than something to swoon about.
An article posted on Facebook prompted me...