It was my birthday yesterday, I was all of 33. This evening a friend has been round to enjoy a drink and the fire as we celebrated Summer Solstice in our own quiet way. The sun finally came out at 6p.m. just as my friend arrived. She’s gone now and I’m going to relax in the garden while the solstice fire burns down and enjoy the last of the light.
Several years ago I had a rather nasty industrial accident and damaged my back – for which I am now having physio and am regularly in pain with – and I’ve finally received a small amount of compensation for my injury. Most of the money has gone on restocking my entirely empty cupboards and fridge freezer, as well as paying debts and bills.
Continue reading “Books and gardening”
I’m poor. Not ‘I live on the streets and beg for spare change’ poor but ‘juggling the choice of buying food this week or paying the rent for the month’ poor. I, at least, have a roof over my head, even if it is a bit rickety at times. Continue reading “Polytheism in practice – a poor person’s perspective”
As I wrote in my previous post, I have decided that my observance of Yule began at sunset on 20th December – yesterday. I actually did celebrate, in a quiet way.