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Mindful Meditation Thoughts

Mindful Meditation Thoughts

I have been trying to set aside time each day to meditate, it has always confused me a little as to how go about this practice, or what exactly is mindful meditation?. I have been in an autoimmune flare recently so I resolved to delve […]

‘Happy first day of spring’, March 20 2019

‘Happy first day of spring’, March 20 2019

Tonight is a full moon, the March full Moon is special because it reaches its peak on the same day as the spring equinox March 20th. This full Moon is also a ‘Super moon’ which means that the moon may appear brighter and bigger than normal, […]

Cornwall Screech Owl Sanctuary

Cornwall Screech Owl Sanctuary

Yesterday our local Owl sanctuary the ‘Screech Owl Wildlife Park’ held a St Pirans day £2 entry special, and despite the awful windy wet weather we all still had a really nice visit and were glad we had braved the weather to go. The Owls […]

Pakora baked Vegan and Gluten free

Pakora baked Vegan and Gluten free

I made these today for lunch, they took just a few minutes to prepare, 25 mins to bake and the flavour of the vegetables and spices were just awesome!. Using our own grown herbs in this dish was also wonderful, so vibrant and packed full […]

Walking the woodland route at Trelisick

Walking the woodland route at Trelisick

Every week GD and I aim to explore at least one National Trust site or a place of natural beauty in our surrounding area in Cornwall. Today we chose ‘ The Woodland Walk’ at Trelissick,  Trelissick is known not only for its history but for […]

Simple delicious Pumpkin Soup

Simple delicious Pumpkin Soup

Makes 8 generous portions: freezes well. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil. 2 white onions, diced. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1/2 -1 red chili, chopped and deseeded. (I used half of a red chili we grew and dried earlier in the year). 30 g root […]

Baked Chocolate Cheesecake

Baked Chocolate Cheesecake

I wanted to spoil the family with a really nice meal yesterday day and decided on a spaghetti  bolognese evening with a cheesecake for dessert.  I chose this recipe because it looked real easy with simple ingredients which I could purchase from Aldi, which is […]

Homestead Crafts Dipping beeswax candles.

Homestead Crafts Dipping beeswax candles.

Beeswax is a waxy, non-toxic and natural substance secreted by bees after they consume honey. Bees use this wax to construct honeycombs, a structure of hexagonal cells made by bees to hold their larvae and for storing the honey to feed the larvae and to feed […]

Celtic new year. New Seeds.

Celtic new year. New Seeds.

It is November 2nd as I begin this post and it has been feeling like a new year to me and in many traditions October 31st does indeed mark and is celebrated as the new year. In the Celtic tradition time is regarded as circular not […]

Warming Black Bean Soup

Warming Black Bean Soup

I needed to cook fresh today, my soul needed to chop and dice and concoct a warming nourishing meal that would feed both my physical and my spiritual. I found what I was looking for in Trinity’s conscious Kitchen recipe for ‘chilli black bean soup’. […]