Come stand in the circle, Hold your drum to the sky. And beat for the souls, that are too bound to die. Drum hard for those people, afraid to open and see. Remember their fear, For that once too was me. Together as sisters and brothers we stand. Around our souls fire, On mother earths, […]Read More Poem-A Shamans Prayer
I haven’t written for a nearly a week now. At first I would have argued that it was because I didn’t have enough time but now if I actually sit with the truth of that statement, there maybe more to it than that. So what I’m thinking happened is: I’ve started telling people about my […]Read More Thoughts- Writers Block
Today is for breathing, With a mind looking back. Questioning, deceiving, the memories of a past. That belonged to an ‘I’ that never really was. Demons from fantasy, shame and hidden lust. Ambitious competition with friends, that never were. All clinging to the fragile raft, of illusionistic, social blur. No sense beyond the hormones, lipstick […]Read More Poem- Growing up
Stand up, Stand up, my little, inner child. Rise through your fear and ghostly lies. It’s in the darkness, your nightmares feed. So let’s dance instead, beneath starrier skies. -DorisRead More Poem-Courage
Today I don’t know what it is I’m planning on writing. So rather than not writing, I’m going to start and see where I end up. Maybe my subconscious has more of an idea anyway. I’ve burnt my finger, by stupidly picking up an empty glass dish, that I had unwittingly left cooking on top […]Read More Thoughts- Over spending
Magical little holidays I love my family. The crazy children, the smelly dog, the piddling cat and our Hamish. These guys are my tribe and I love them dearly… However, I also love time having away from all of them. Time away, just me and my lovely husband. We don’t need a lot. Just a […]Read More Parenting-Mini Holibobs
What do you do in those moments when you realise that you have absolutely no idea, if the decisions you are making as a parent are the right ones or not?? Bluffing ones way through it, seems a very tempting and potentially the only viable option right now. Elizabeth, my 8 year old, is struggling […]Read More Parenting- To be allowed to stay home or frog marched to school???