The following was previously published on the Crossing Songs website and refers to that competition (winners have now been announced). However, I think the thoughts can be applied in a more general sense, too. Words have an impact, but not always the one we expect. They say something is official once you’ve put it down … Continue reading changing words, never-changing Word
Language can both break and create barriers. It has extraordinary power - and yet is full of limitation. As a writer and a reader (let's not forget the value of the latter), I love words. I'm also fascinated by how we use them, by why we use them and what we use them for. I love … Continue reading language – a way of sharing ourselves?
I'VE TAKEN a 'rest day' today - yes, call it a Sabbath if you like. As I texted in a message to a friend this morning, I needed to shut down and reboot. It's been rather nice. Hard at first to switch my mind off - but I reached the point of carving the space … Continue reading have you tried turning it off and then on again?