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Little Miracles

Little Miracles

Living with the adrenal disease ‘hashimoto thyroiditis’ alters life perspective. Today these simple aspects of life are like little miracles to me. They make my heart beat joyfully. To hang a laundry load out and see it blowing in the breeze. To have the will, […]

Our Imbolc

Our Imbolc

Imbolc is one of the four fire festivals, celebrating the light returning and the rising of the creative life force. Imbolc works with the energy of the fire, the fire is the catalyst which sets things in motion. It is the electric current that courses […]

Wolf Moon

Wolf Moon

‘Wolf Moon’. All full moons have a name, these names were given to the moons by Native American tribes. The full moon in January is the wolf moon, the cold moon, the hunger moon. Called this because in the depths of winter, hungry wolf packs […]

Peaceful Buddha

Peaceful Buddha

Candle light, Rose Crystal, Buddha. Peacefull

When I’m on my Mat

When I’m on my Mat

  I set an intention of rising every morning at 5.30 am, occasionally I am waiting to rise, I lay there taking in the darkness, reveling in the comforting stillness of the predawn time. Often the cockerel next door will have been crowing since three […]

As we grow older

As we grow older

  This blog stems from a time when my life was changing rapidly and I was transitioning between active maternal role to ¬†crone time, my borders were less defined than many being only a five year gap between my youngest of five and the firstborn […]

Magi mix Red Pepper and Squash Soup

Magi mix Red Pepper and Squash Soup

GD and I have a Magimix food processor. I was a bit skeptical about replacing my battered old food processor, my faithful Kenwood. But GD had been pouring for months over pictures and U tube tutorials of the Magimix red 4200XL processor, ever since the […]

Mabon Table

Mabon Table

Happy Mabon ! ‘Mabon’ the ‘autumn equinox’ comes at my favorite time of the year. ¬†When the leaves are turning golden red and the heady high days of summer are giving way to the cooler slower days that will take us into winter. Mabon the […]

Storm Waves

Storm Waves

The moon has been waxing and growing fuller, until two nights ago under the fullness of the moon, the waves along our shoreline that had been building in height and strength, gradually sending all but the most experienced and hardiest of surf boarders back to […]

Views from the retreat house

Views from the retreat house

View from bottom of our garden   Among the pear blossom peaceful haven This is the view we have from the back of our garden. So today we put a heavy wooden bench there so as to offer that quiet space just to sit and […]