Category Archives: relaxation


Sometimes I sit in the garden and do nothing but listen to whoever is around, wonder at their busyness, contemplate infinity or the spinning of a spider. Enough for a quiet afternoon …   RUMOURS                                               a party of blue jays … Continue reading

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The Christmas season is here. We get frantic, trying to get everything done and, all too often, end up exhausted. I try to slow down, take time at some point everyday, to watch birds, the rain … A STILLNESS weary                                            … Continue reading

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Zoned Out

Half way through summer, and I’m still voting for idleness. I’m painting on the deck, mostly seascapes, relaxing with a good book and, just occasionally, staring into space … A ZONED OUT    (an Abecedarian) zapped by contemplation, yoga’d to … Continue reading

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Four Haiku

I mentioned in July that I was going to Sorrento Centre for a holiday, and it was so good: lots of Rest and Relaxation, great people, sunshine, food, time to paint, time to write … what more could anyone want?  … Continue reading

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To Relax

July, and it’s holidays, relaxation, chill out, time-out … This poem was part of a poetry challenge I took part in: to write a poem using the same word in every other line. I thought of my up-coming holiday at … Continue reading

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