When do we close our minds?

Judith Mason contemplates ‘the wild woods beyond’

'How much do we know about the life we share our homes and gardens with, let alone with that in the wild woods beyond?' | Photo: H2O Alchemist / flickr CC.

I think I can pinpoint the moment in my childhood when I closed my mind: that moment when I realised that my life wasn’t about me, it was about making as sure as possible that I pleased others.

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