Cancer and The Art of Living – an Evening with Leah Bracknell

What would you do if you were diagnosed with a terminal disease? In September 2016, after surviving a sudden life-threatening illness, actress Leah Bracknell heard the shocking words we all dread. “Sorry. You have stage 4 cancer” With no option of surgery, ‘palliative’ chemotherapy was all that was offered to her. Based on her blog…

Morning Prayer

If I can wake each morning with a prayer of gratitude in my heart, and close each day with the same, I know I am living well. If I can acknowledge all the blessings and gifts that come my way, now, yesterday and tomorrow, it blows away the cobwebs of fear and grief and confusion…

The Song of KooKuri

Yesterday, I began to write a story. I didn’t know until it started that it would feature a girl, an egg,  a yew tree and a feather. But it did. Then I went for a walk amongst the corn rows, as the sun set and a hush fell,  just as the giant stalks were coming…

Blink

Look! Do you see? There it goes again Slipping through my fingers just like that like a half heard whisper the taste of a half remembered kiss the scent of a childhood memory buried at the bottom of the chest beneath a lifetime of laughter, love and loss. Time waits for no man, so they…

A Guided Meditation through the Senses for Deep Relaxation.

A gift for you. A moment of serenity and peace and escape from the world and all its cares. Give yourself permission to stop what you are doing, switch of your phone and computer, and simply relax. Lose yourself in a gentle, guided relaxation through the senses. Surrender to the healing and restorative power of…