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Kintsugi – the art of repairing ourselves with gold

By Lesley / June 7, 2022 / 8

Several months ago, I spent a lovely day with friends on a warm glass making workshop. Only a couple of hours after I’d got my pieces home, the laptop slid … Read more

Time for me to make a new map

By Lesley / March 14, 2022 / 14

I’m writing this shortly after turning 60 which, I can tell you is not for the faint hearted. Before stepping forward into the new decade, I had a long, hard … Read more

Four things I learned from (almost) 8 years of journaling

By Lesley / February 4, 2022 / 4

A friend recently asked me how long I’d been journaling & when I replied that it was almost 8 years, she said ‘so you must find it helpful.’ I guess … Read more

How to start the year in a way that supports your deepest intentions

By Lesley / January 4, 2022 / 0

As we head into another year where there are so many unknowns, you may be tempted to try & control those things which are in your domain & set yourself … Read more

What do you want to take forward to next year?

By Lesley / November 15, 2021 / 0

Autumn or Fall is the time when nature leads by example, by shedding what it doesn’t need, retaining only what’s necessary to sustain it through the winter & when seeds … Read more

What my back taught me about acceptance  

By Lesley / October 5, 2021 / 4

Three years ago I wrote a blog about acceptance & I guess I thought (or hoped) I had it nailed. But looking back I realise there was one crucial piece … Read more

What will your contribution be?

By Lesley / September 5, 2021 / 0

This year World Childless Week runs from 13th to 19th September & I’m very proud to continue to be an Ambassador. I hope you’ll join me in celebrating our community … Read more

The Unexpected Gift of Sharing Our Stories

By Lesley / August 2, 2021 / 5

Today I have a guest post for you by Kathleen Guthrie Woods who  is a long time member of the childless community & you may have come across if you … Read more

What really comforts you?

By Lesley / May 17, 2021 / 0

Let’s be honest; many of us are struggling in one way or another right now, I certainly am. I got through last year in one piece, but the last couple … Read more

200 blogs later & I’m still chipping away!

By Lesley / April 19, 2021 / 20

This is my 200th blog (woo hoo). The first, published over 8 years ago on 7th March 2013 was entitled ‘Childless or Childfree – what’s the difference & does it … Read more

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