Category: energy

Week 17/2024: Somatic stagecraft

Week of 22 April 2024 It was a quiet week. I had Monday off to recover from the holiday and Thursday was a public holiday. Somatic Stagecraft On Saturday I went to a workshop called Somatic Stagecraft with Jem Nicholas and Bec Tilley. Jem is an Alexander Technique teacher,...

Week 8/2024: Sandstone and dancing

Week of 19 February 2024 I had another busy weekend, doing some cool activities Richmond Open House Richmond was a one-off Open House organised to fit in with Richmond’s bicentenary celebrations running from December 2023 to March 2024. Mumirimina A sobering but important part of this is the Mumirimina:...

Week 41/2023: Strange days

It was a strange week Week of 9 October 2023 School holiday fun (and not so fun) moments It started off well enough. It was the second week of school holidays and Kramstable and I went to see Barbie at the wonderful State Cinema. It was a fun day....

Week 36/2023: Eleven weeks to go

Point to Pinnacle: Eleven weeks to go Week of 4 September 2023 Stop sitting! This was my second week of my gradual return to work following weeks of trying to deal with my back/leg/nerve injury, whatever it is. It’s still reminding me that I’m not at full fitness and...

Week 33/2023: It all came crashing down

Week of 14 August 2023 When everything comes crashing down Remember last week, I said everything was coming along well with my back injury and I’d been feeling really good. We finished clearing out Mum’s flat and I had a nice relaxing weekend, ready to go back to work...

Week 31/2023: Menopause in four acts

Week of 31 July 2023 An overwhelming week Things have been getting intense. Lil Sis and I have been avoiding going through our mother’s place now that she’s no longer living there, but the time has now come where we have to do it. I normally write each week’s...

Week 25/2023: Winter solstice

Wintering doesn’t come easy Week of 19 June 2023 I like the idea of celebrating winter solstice in some way but it never seems to happen. The fault is entirely mine, of course. I don’t plan anything, and I certainly don’t like to go outside, which is what the...

Week 50/2022: The end of what?

Week of 12 December 2022 The end of what? I’m getting that end of year exhaustion thing that seems to strike in early December where people (or is it just me?) start to think the end of the year is looming, so there’s not much point in starting anything...

Week 47/2022: Moving again

Week of 21 November 2022 Move by 3 p.m. Getting back to posts about Laura Vanderkam’s book Tranquility by Tuesday, chapter 3 is called Move by 3 p.m. (Yes, I’ve skipped chapter 2. Because it’s complicated!) If you’re super observant, you might have noticed one of the habits I’ve...