On “on-the-other-handed-ness”

“Other-handed-ness”, as in “on the one hand ‘this’, and on the other hand ‘that’”, in a world where ’this’ and ‘that’ co-exist, but are often cast as opposites, "other-handed-ness", as in 'on the one hand this is awful', while 'on the other hand that is awe-full', and the two can co-exist, along with so many … Continue reading On “on-the-other-handed-ness”

Reflections during Covid-19 self-isolation: June 2020

I am fascinated by the range of thoughts and feelings experienced during this period of ‘stay-at-home’ isolation, a consequence of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Most frequently we have reflected on how fortunate we are to be isolated on a five acre rural property, with a forest in which to wander and still be at home, enjoying … Continue reading Reflections during Covid-19 self-isolation: June 2020

Advice to self: action I can take

Thoughts arising as we pass through a Bushfire Emergency on the South Coast of NSW, January 2020: I see around me people who are overwhelmed and overwrought, dissipating their energy on things that are beyond their control, blaming others, generating anger which they spray on others, catastrophising and immobilising themselves and at times those around … Continue reading Advice to self: action I can take