Alchemy in Nature

Fungi-log

This photo was taken two years ago. And it really does remind me of the magic and alchemy that exist in nature. Where fungi such as these are continually transforming dead wood, rotting matter and decay into nutrient rich soil to support fresh, new growth and vibrant life. Without this, where would be right now?..

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No lotus, no mud

Lotus

The lotus is a beautiful flower that grows out of the mud. Without the mud there would be no flower. It seems there’s plenty of ‘mud’ in the world right now. But the mud and the lotus are both organic and ever changing, as are we. We can unconsciously choose to get stuck in the..

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Change is in the Air

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Can you smell it? Autumn that is. There’s something about the arrival of Autumn, making itself known in magical ways. The abundance of acorns and chestnuts on the ground, the nights drawing in or the rutting of wild deer. And there’s a distinct scent in the air too….whether from wood burning fires, or the earthy..

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Effort or Ease

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How is it that we sometimes make things more difficult than they need to be? Have you ever found yourself spending way too long trying to work something out, find a solution, or get it just right? Or maybe you procrastinate before starting something, hesitate before saying something or over complicate when actually there might..

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What lies beneath?

Mushrooms

Fungi are fascinating. Did you know for instance that a Parasol mushroom can grow to the size of a saucer? There are actually hundreds of varieties of Fungi. And all are important both for biodiversity and for the large number of plants that depend on them to supply nutrients to their roots. But the mushrooms..

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Happy IWD 2020

Women power

“Women will change the nature of power, rather than power changing the nature of women” Bella Abzug Harnessing our natural feminine power allows us to create results with less effort, more ease. Too often, we can fall into the trap of believing that being powerful means being forceful. And that to get something done we..

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The Nature of Oneness

Red stag

One of my daily practices and preferred way of experiencing Oneness is connecting in Nature. This isn’t the only way, of course, and I do other things too, but this for me is particularly special and I find it helps clients as well. I experience a very real sense of Oneness when I’m in or..

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New Beginnings

SnowdropFeb20

New beginnings It may still officially be winter but Nature is venturing out of hibernation, shaking off the old and beginning again. And according to Chinese astrology, we have also just entered the Year of the Rat, the first of the 12 animal signs, and a year of new beginnings and renewals. So if you..

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1st Gift from Nature

Winter berries

Day 1 #12giftsfromnature Today’s gift is Patience. This time of year can often be busy and stressful as well as joyful and peaceful. With last minute preparations, additional house guests or unexpected expense it’s easy for any of us to lose our cool. I know I’ve had my patience tested already and we’re only on..

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12 Gifts from Nature

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Nature has such a wealth of wisdom to share, and when we’re open and willing to receive it, we can learn and benefit in magical ways personally and professionally. So look out for my #12giftsfromnature starting on 25th December for the twelve days of Christmas. Each day I’ll be sharing an image, a gift, a..

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