When being older is just normal

Just a quick note today. I was chatting with a work colleague who I guess is of a similar vintage to me, and we were talking about how wonderful things like ice-cream taste when you’re a kid. We started reminiscing about various food items and brands we remembered growing up, and my colleague casually asked “How…

Spending time making a living

Writing my morning pages today, my thoughts were spinning on the familiar hamster wheel of keeping afloat financially. I found myself writing the phrase “making a living” as I jotted down thoughts on how to do so. But then the peculiarity of the phrase struck me. Do we really “make a living”? What does it mean? Because…

Mañana…

Just a few quick thoughts today. I was chatting with a friend recently, both of us in our early sixties, and we agreed how much we both simply assume there will be loads of tomorrows to do what we want. And hopefully we will have those tomorrows. Barring illness or accident, lifespans are getting longer. We could…

Sleeping late

First, I want to say how grateful I am for all the comments on the blog and privately that I’ve had from readers keen to see this space continue when I raised the question of its future recently. I’m really touched by your enthusiasm. So we will definitely keep going. I will write when I have…

Is anything left to say?

I haven’t written at Pilgrim’s Moon for months. For two reasons: I have a “day job” which has become a multi-headed hydra taking up not only my day, but my evenings and my weekends I wonder whether I have anything left or anything new to say about women growing older in positive and subversive ways…

Holiday hiatus days

These few days are a little strange, aren’t they? Not quite the end of the holidays, but definitely in that streeetchy time between the Yuletide festivities and the start of a new year. Some of us will be feeling a little, er, over-nourished and physically ill at ease. Some of us have faced our first…

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