HELD NOT HEALED. Stop trying to heal yourself, fix yourself, even awaken yourself. Stop trying to Fast-Forward the movie of your life. Let go of “letting go.” Healing is not a destination, Be here. Your pain, your sorrow, your doubts, your longings, your fearful thoughts: they are not mistakes, and they aren’t asking to be … Continued


  THE WORLD OF WELEDA Once again I am back with Weleda. I took a year out, of pretty well everything in order to gather myself and take breath. Then back in December of last year, after some encouragement from the beautiful Megan, I once again joined the ever-growing world of Weleda Wellbeing Advisors.   … Continued


  It comes to me now and again, the question of why I practice/do yoga? As a teenager I swam, long distances, and competed for my county and school. In my spare time, such as it was, I rode horses. I had green hair as a result of all the chlorine I swam through and … Continued


  A few weeks ago I was invited to attend the launch of Weleda’s Mindfulness Colouring Book at their headquarters in Ilkeston. Lizzie Hobbs the creator of this lovely book was a gentle, tranquil presence at the event. Colour, texture, fabrics and yarns, eye makeup and nail varnish have all delighted me over the years. … Continued


I had every intention of sitting myself right down as soon as I had slept away the effects of my long flight back from South Africa Instead days went by and I simply basked in the energy I had received whilst staying at Londolozi Game Reserve. Then, naturally life took over and I was swept … Continued


  I have been blessed with the opportunity to spend precious time in Londolozi, South Africa. This is a very special place. A space where all is well with The Earth. When you take the time to gaze back through your life, and at my age there is plenty to gaze at, you find that … Continued


It has been many weeks since I last wrote any words for my blog. The reasons for this are the usual ones, life in all its infinite glory took me off. This makes it sound rather exciting, as if I’ve been on some exotic journey to a remote valley or mountain. The truth of the … Continued


  It would seem that we yoga teachers are expected to be accepting, gorgeous and kind! This applies regardless of the behaviour of others. I have just enjoyed reading Paula Hines, ucanyoga.co.uk piece in OM Yoga magazine. It is entitled, ‘Yoga Teacher Etiquette‘ and is well worth looking at if you do teach.   I have … Continued


It is that time of the year again….the festive season is upon us. OM Yoga magazine for December is out and full of great articles.   I admit at this point that I find the whole Christmas thing really rather difficult. When I was a child it was a delightful time and so exciting. Then … Continued


This is  a very brief post featuring a rather potent mix of delicious things. Although this fresh juice looks to be very beetrooty rest assured it only had a small chunk. I find too much is simply too much for me! Beetroot is very cleansing and as its colour suggests helps with all things blood-related. … Continued