love storm, by D.H. Lawrence

Many roses in the wind Are tapping at the window-sash. A hawk is in the sky; his wings Slowly begin to plash. The roses with the west wind rapping Are torn away, and a splash Of red goes down the billowing air. Still hangs the hawk, with the whole sky moving Past him–only a wing-beat…

Lebanon calling!

After moving to Luxembourg at the start of 2010, I had finally managed to save enough money to go on one of my first holidays in over a decade. For a multitude of reasons, I didn’t see much outside of the UK during this long period in between; mainly, university cost money, and trying to…

Keep calm and carry on… camping, clubbing and caring!

Camping in your 30s really reminds one that one is no longer a young whipper-snapper. As a very sociable person who loves adventure, the idea of camping in a large field with a community of like-minded people totally appeals to me. Let alone the fact that the large field is in the middle of a…

Rumi: on LOVE

“Love is our Mother and The way of our Prophet. Yet it is in our nature To fight with Love. We can’t see you, mother, Hidden behind dark veils Woven by ourselves.” – Rumi Courtesy of http://www.relearn-to-dream-in-baku.blogspot.com Learn more here: Rumi (1207-1273) Blog post: Rumi – 13th Century Persian poet, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi…

Moody skies this morning – so what?

Moody skies this morning All weekend long – Sun just peaking through Now and again. But that’s fine, that’s cool Plantlife needs watering too. And seeds need to be blown To where they will grow. So I welcome this dreary day It’s a mood of which I’m also capable. Few are immune to emotion –…