"Hmmm. What starts out as our own efforts to add a little nature to life indoors, often, without constant attention, ends as the guilt inducing death stare of Mother Nature herself: looking cluttered, and worse than that, poking at our minds and reminding us that we aren't doing what we should..."
"I dance about the garden with the sweep. Shouting at Johnny Boy in my head (We all need you NOW!) and saying hello to honeybees because only the most bitter and twisted of old crones could not admire their work ethic..."
"This is an eleven page PDF that asks you to choose one task from seven lists daily: one each for each the senses, sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, balance and movement, creating a routine that promotes a sense of quiet bliss in the mind by engaging your senses one by one..."
"This then is about coping when you don't want to cope. When you wish with everything you have got that someone would just wrap their arms around you and let you fall into them so you don't have to pretend anymore that you are fine (of course you are fine!)..."
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"I try to decide if I'm spooked. I wonder for a moment if they are recruiting for a special boy-racer cult. I consider him and assess his level of sobriety and decide he probably isn't casing the joint as he smiles and says sorry his cars are so noisy, he truly hadn't realised."