Firstly I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting my work in 2018. For reading my blog, connecting over social media, participating in my courses and/or buying my books. The last couple of months have been big eye openers for me and have left me with plenty to think about and […]Read More New Year 2019 & A Plastic Free Pledge
I have spent the last ten days relaxing! What a luxury and something that if I am anywhere close to the average person, that most of us don’t make half enough time for in our busy day to day schedules. I spent my days observing the lives of sea eagles and wagtails, a huge variety […]Read More Relaxation & Creative Inspiration…
As much as possible I love to grow my own food, that which I do not manage to grow myself I like to at least source from local producers. This leaves me eating fresh fruit and veggies grown within my local climatic conditions. So when I take a trip I always delight in the different […]Read More Tropical Fruit on the Branch
Let me qualify the title of this post, or perhaps just add “in moderation”! I don’t love it when it rains for days on end, when the sky is battleship grey and everything is damp, in that sense I am the same as most other people. However, every now and then, I do so love a […]Read More Why I Love Rain
I had a memory today that took me back to a trip I made to Israel when I was 19. I had gone to work for the summer with only £100 and a non-changeable airline ticket that was set for 3 months. I found work on a holiday camp in the north of the country […]Read More The Healing Power of Nature
My love of the wild and of nature goes beyond medicinal plants and unspoilt landscapes, it goes skywards! Since viewing a total solar eclipse on 24th October 1995 from an abandoned village in Rajasthan, Northern India, I have been hooked. I have chased the shadow far and wide, a chase that has taken me to […]Read More Viewing 2015 Solar Eclipse ~ Safely!
I mentioned in my previous post that I recently spent 36 hours in Bangkok, capital city of Thailand. The translation of the Thai name for the city (which is a huge long unpronounceable to foreigners word) is “City of Angels”, and yes I believe it is (not forgetting that there are both light and dark […]Read More Bangkok: City of Medicine