Re-sharing this poem as much has been made of the remarkable achievement of 73 years of marriage that ended yesterday with the death of Prince Philip. A marriage perhaps exemplifying what I was trying to express, written for my sisters' wedding in 2014. TWO STREAMS Two streams joined together in a dappled glade And thankful, … Continue reading Two Streams
Category: Marking life’s occasions- weddings, new babies, and bereavement
Stories, poems and images that try to capture and make sense of some of life’s transitional moments.
What to do when you grow up…
Next week I have the privilege of taking part in an Upper School Careers Fair, manning a table for the development and humanitarian sector. I really enjoyed it last year; it's always interesting hearing young people's plans and thoughts. It seems to me that for those tiny proportion of careers that feature in childrens books … Continue reading What to do when you grow up…
Thought I would share a poem I wrote last term. Apologies if you have already seen it. It was borne out of a walk around Muir Woods in San Francisco a couple of years ago, and a deep sense of how I felt about people who have such a strong, current influence on my life … Continue reading Fallen Trees