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Relating to meaning

It’s a bright autumn day on the playground: there are twenty or so children spread around, but it feels like even fewer because they’re spread out: there are a handful of children poking around at the fire pit; some are at the tree swing, attempting to climb up to it, then getting stuck; some are pushing the shopping trolley we found around the platforms, over the woodchips and down any slope they can find; some children are hoarding a pile of pans and cushions, old money collection pots, and a well-used A-frame board up in the hill-house; some children are hanging out beyond the tyre wall, talking out of earshot about whatever children talk about out of earshot of adults. 1,214 more words

Playworkings

The 6th sense (or something like it)

When I was young, preadolescent, I took an interest in the paranormal and parapsychology. I liked books or shows on poltergeists, ghosts, unexplained phenomena, crop circles (I still love me some crop circles), and especially anything to do with mental or psychological capacities. 651 more words

People/Relationships

When Assertiveness is Wrong

What is assertiveness?

Assertiveness is the ability to honestly express your opinions, feelings, attitudes, and rights, without undue anxiety, in a way that doesn’t infringe on the rights of others.

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Advice

Finding Closure

I have a really bad habit of not getting closure in my failed relationships. I don’t ask questions because it feels like pleading and if something is crashing and burning the last way I want to be remembered is through pleading. 419 more words

Back to basics playwork: the simple how and why one child climbs a tree

Some days when with, or around, children at play, I find myself taken back to basics. That is, through the interaction or the observation I remind myself about what play… 1,076 more words

Playworkings

Crash

I am lost.

I’ve run from who I thought you were,

Only to crash into who you truly are.

This you doesn’t know me,

Yet this me aches to know you.

Reflections

Aries Total Eclipse Oct 2014

This Lunar Eclipse in on 7th/ 8th Oct depending where you are in the world.

This is an intense high energy exciting time, with potential for BIG SHIFTS. 629 more words

Full Moon