I have just made a hawthorn blossom and rose oxymel. It was so easy to make I thought I would share the recipe with you. Firstly I got my liquid ready; for an oxymel this is a combination of apple cider vinegar and honey. I always choose organic apple cider vinegar, preferably live so it […]Read More A Spring Blossom Oxymel
So I have been a bit quiet recently, but I have been productive! The result is that a new full colour edition of my 2009 title The Medicine Garden is now available! I am really pleased with it. There are some really wonderful photos of the plants featured taken by Stephen Studd. The cover art and internal illustrations created by Wendy […]Read More Wild Medicine, Rewilding & other Sacred Matters…
So after one month of eating healthily, adding lots of raw dark green leaves to every meal, and not a drop of alcohol I feel fabulous, really clear and productive. At the turn of the year I promised a kind of post festive excess, liver repair entry – and suddenly we are the other side of Imbolc […]Read More Fermented Beetroot Kraut
There has been many a time I have stood in a place of nature and been awestruck by the beauty of my surroundings. In such moments nature has a way of instilling humility. Time and again my problems and concerns have faded to nothing as I feel the vibrant energy of the place sweeping through […]Read More How Fresh Air Can Cure The Blues…
So here we are, another new year, with plenty of good intentions, resolutions even. What are you planning for the coming year? What would you like to change in your life right now? After a fortnight of family time, parties with friends, meals out, treats and drinks I for one intend to eat a bit […]Read More New Year, New You!!
Solstice greetings to one and all! Today, the shortest day, the longest night, a moment of pause before the sun makes it’s return and warms our bones once more. There has been much darkness this year, much fear has grown and been fed by worldwide political situations. Anger, and hatred even, has been awoken and fed […]Read More Winter Solstice 2016 ~ Remember Yourself as Gaia
It’s that time of year again where healthy eating habits tend to go out the window and alcohol consumption, despite best intentions, increases. From personal experience I have found that the cleaner I am for the most part, those moments when I do fall off the wagon seem to hurt just that much more. So if […]Read More December ~ Remedies For Overindulgence 😉