It wasn’t winter
I have realised,
that it wasn’t winter that made me miserable and maudlin
It was my work,
the ruled, clock time,
leaving me night.
I have maligned winter,
curled up and wished for spring.
But I have wronged her,
for there is beauty in … Read more
Today I woke up to the sun shining, golden and low, reflecting the river rippling onto the wall behind my bed.
Then, after warm water, the cat and I walked to the yoga hut, through the drizzle, past the trees we cut, waiting to be firewood and charcoal to make light for the fruit to … Read more
What is Eco-therapy and what are its benefits?
Did you know Eco-therapy was a thing?
Ecotherapy uses a range of practices in order to help us connect with nature and ultimately with our ‘inner’ nature. Personal distress can be alleviated by developing the mutual connection between inside and outside.
So eco-therapy could be walking, taking … Read more
Body Talk – Listening to the Seasons
I think I’ve spent a lot of my life disembodied; without my body.
Not that I haven’t had a body of course, just that I think for many years my body was merely the machinery which was used to carry my mind around. The only real time that I noticed my body was to pick … Read more