My family motto is Facta Non Verba (Deeds Not Words), a textbook Victorian pun on our family name!
I like to live up to my motto. However, I am also moved, from time to time, to reflect and to write.
Some of my words are posted here. Enjoy and feel free to comment.
This is a time of year to rise above the dust and mist of change that obscures our higher vision
For Helen Macdonald, author of Vesper Flights, swifts seem to her to be ‘the closest thing to aliens on Earth.’
The wreckage of the table after the last guest has left. Reinforcing friendships and sharing views is so much more important than simply breaking bread together.
Author Anne Lamott, often described as ‘the people’s author’, offers these appealing life truths in her TED talk
Can we really achieve a permanent state of happiness. Should we even try?
We devoted this newsletter to all our farmers and growers, now in the midst of a difficult harvest