156 days later

Summer is almost over, the weather is turning towards autumn a little bit. I’m sitting at home in my garage, looking at the back garden recovering now from the unusually sustained heatwave we had a few weeks ago. Where there were bare patches and scorched grass and moss, new blades are sprouting up from the seeds I sowed a little over a week ago. The weather has been wet and warm, perfect for a last minute lawn repair.

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3 weeks away

I just returned from holiday, seeing family in Finland. Initially I was really nervous and unsure if going away was a good idea, but it turned out to be a lifesaver.

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Week 12 – Wednesday

A strange week.

George Floyd was killed on 25th May by a policeman in Minneapolis. He’s not the first, but it was caught on a smartphone by a brave girl. Since then we’ve had riots in the US and internationally, calling for racial justice. Statues of oppression, of slave owners, are being toppled in cities around the world. There’s real momentum to actually change something rotten that hasn’t really changed much in a hundred years.

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