Weeding and wandering

Weeding and wandering

 When deadlines are pushing and pressuring and I’m getting behind with everything, and spring is knocking on the door of the earth, wanting to push through, and I’m in a time of creativity and growth, which is exciting, but threatens to overwhelm,...
Eager and early

Eager and early

 Spring has come early this year, despite snowy setbacks and chilly chivying.  The magnolias are not worried. They are spreading their fragrance across the skies  and their beauty through the air, The little one is with me for the weekend, because the...
Brigid, Brigid, won’t you come in?

Brigid, Brigid, won’t you come in?

 Today is the festival of Brigid, the maiden aspect of the ancient triple goddess. She returns at ‘First Light’, the half-way point between winter solstice and spring equinox.Brigid is associated with fire, creativity, poetry and healing. In Ireland...
The best of winter treats

The best of winter treats

 Once again this year, I’ve given myself a winter retreat,  in the wild open spaces of the west coast, where clouds roll in from the sea, and the rocky lion roars through the night.  It’s warm and cosy in here, as we dine on delicious food...