Days 13 and 14: Giving at Work

We spend so many of our waking hours working that thinking about giving at work has to be part of my 29 day experiment.  Once you’ve been paid money to do something, can that something ever be a gift? Charles Eisenstein writes about how the economy grows through absorbing more and more of the gift world into the moneyContinue reading “Days 13 and 14: Giving at Work”

Days 8, 9 and 10: Giving time, space and hospitality

For the last six years, I’ve been part of a storytelling coaching group led by the compassionate teacher and gifted storyteller Michael Williams. During this period, we’ve met four or five times a year, always in my flat. I enjoy the ritual of preparing for the group, cleaning and tidying, making space for guests. HostingContinue reading “Days 8, 9 and 10: Giving time, space and hospitality”

Days 6 and 7: Freegling

Piper, my beloved puppy, grew like something from a fairytale, i.e. magically quickly.  After 6 weeks, he’d outgrown the first crate we bought for him (see the photo)…and after 6 months, he outgrew the second.  We’re now on crate number three, which is larger than number 2, which was officially size large.  Fortunately he’s aContinue reading “Days 6 and 7: Freegling”