The Clearing

This May Jez Le Fèvre and I are going to be hosting a retreat in the beautiful mountains of Tuscany. This experience will give you the chance to step out of your normal ‘stuff’ and into something different. We’re not trying to sell a package holiday here – this is a chance to really step out of […]

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Always a River

There is beauty in everything but it is important to acknowledge that hard times happen. They do! Most people deal with these alone. And in many ways it is a lonely journey, because growth can only happen for you and these feelings only happen to your personal journey. But, actually they also happen to every […]

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Brenee Brown is amazing. She specialises in shame. It’s such a powerful force in this world and well worth being more aware of. For example, normally I would feel fear and shame posting this kind of thing because I would fear being judged by friends. This has held me back for too long. I have […]

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Facing The Shadow

I’ve been wanting to share about Shadow Work for a while now. What is Shadow Work? It’s acknowledging and integrating of those parts of us which we hide from the world, for one reason or another. I have taken a course in shadow work these past months and the results have been fantastic. I have […]

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The Natural Bridge?

I am all for a beautiful image and metaphor concerning nature. However, at this moment in time there are a host of people making serious money from the abuse of the natural world; whether it’s the camera crews that head out to the all but forgotten parts of the planet, risking everything for that slo […]

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TV- Gimme a Break!

When I was a kid, I loved TV. I would watch anything. Whatever TV had, I was ready to consume. All 2 channels worth of it. At the time we had only RTE 1 and Network 2. Two whole channels of indiscriminate TV. It was, in some ways, a major focal point for our family; […]

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Do We Live in a Monoculture?

I grew up in a different time. Time literally was different. People had time for each other. Things happened slowly. Growing up in a rural community, it wasn’t always easy to get the right part for the job. Parts for tractors and farm machinery were sometimes improvised; people weren’t so bothered about replacing original lights […]

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