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Teaching Community Yoga, a book

Teaching Community Yoga, a book

I started teaching yoga when I moved out of Tokyo in 2015. At first, I held a weekly class at Satoyama Design Factory, and then a daily class at Monaka, and from the start of the pandemic, a daily morning class via Zoom. Today is Day 415 of the Zoom yoga class –...
Eye on Intruders

Eye on Intruders

[This was written during a workshop on Memory, Identity and Magical Realism run by my talented sister, Jenny Hill, at ActsofJennius.com. I highly recommend exploring the offerings there. In this assignment we altered a photograph that had a specific memory associated,...
Revisiting Anam Cara

Revisiting Anam Cara

Twelve years ago, Tod & I visited Anam Cara for a poetry workshop given by my sister, Jenny Hill, and Jack McGuigan. (My main memory of that trip is memorialised in this poem.) When I realised that we’d be in the area this year for the European Juggling...
I am a Novelist

I am a Novelist

Thanks to NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, I have just written a novel. 50,330 words of fiction. I can call myself a novelist.* I’ve wanted to write a book since I was a little girl reading them by the dozen. For years I’ve skirted around writing...

Kangaroos by Ogden Nash

The kangaroo can jump incredible. He has to jump, because he’s edible. I could not eat a kangaroo, But many fine Australians do. Those with cookbooks as well as boomerangs Prefer him in tasty kangaroo meringues. (Ogden Nash wrote this to be read along with...