Can’t sleep?

I learnt something new yesterday. Those kind of days are always good. So what, you may ask, did I learn? For as long as I can remember I have had difficulties sleeping. I even wrote about the curse of insomnia earlier this year. Lately, I’ve been waking up after 3 or 4 hours and BING! … More Can’t sleep?

As Night Descends

    Tinged with pink the softly glowing sky bids farewell to the day as the world settles to rest.     The chirruping of birds rustling in the leafy trees settles their young downy feathered ones under shelter of maternal wing.     Darkness falls a lone dog barks stillness descends as sleepy eyes … More As Night Descends

Ode to My Bed

The sweet repose of lying flat on my back alas alack… *  My bed, oh my bed how do I miss thee! * Let me count the ways I love thee: Comfort Softness Warmth I can lie flat on my back and you enfold me in gentle sleep. * UNTIL Ouch! My aching old bones … More Ode to My Bed


The night was dark and stormy. Snug in bed, I listened to the wind howling. It rattled and shook the windows. Hail pelted down on the tin roof, drumming its beat in synchrony with the wind. The flicker of the candle cast moving shadows on the walls. My eyes followed the shapes, creating creatures of … More Home

Belly Comfort

Snuggly soft soothing comfort Gently undulating breath warm – cradle – rocking sleep A family tradition many years in standing Man and Child Quieting resting eyelids drooping drifting into slumber © Raili Tanska Image Pixabay

Drip – a – Drop : Relax and unwind

Lavender Fields “The floures of Lavender picked from the knaps, I meane the blew part and not the husk, mixed with Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Cloves, made into powder, and given to drinke in the distilled water thereof, doth helpe the panting and passion of the heart, prevaileth against giddinesse, turning or swimming of the brain, and members … More Drip – a – Drop : Relax and unwind