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  • Clay in the blood

    It all started with a dream. Both my grandparents had it on the same night… My grandfather was to go to a bar in a local town to meet a potter, who would tell him all he needed to learn. So he did. And he […]

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  • Circle of Stones (2) Book review

    Most of us have a number of books which have marked defining points on our life’s journey. For me they are mainly women’s books. And all non-fiction. Each is like a marker in the sand, a point when I can say that my conception of myself and […]

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  • Circle of Stones (1) You are Invited

    How might you life have been different if there was a place for you? A place for you to go…a place of women…a place where you were nurtured from an ancient flow sustaining you and steadying you as you sought to become yourself. A place […]

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  • Beyond black and white

    I remember my first one clearly. The embarrassment. I was twelve. I was at netball practice and a classmate saw. She made a comment and I couldn’t deny it, though I made a half arsed attempt. My first grey hair. A couple of years later […]

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  • Making Dreams Come True…

    “Imagine all your dreams can come true… You can achieve great health… Find your soul mate… Gain financial freedom… Have a fulfilling and meaningful life… It begins with following a list of simple instructions… Would you do it? I did!”http://www.qualified-lifecoach.com/Cosmic_Ordering.html  Grrrrrrrrrr! Today I would like to talk about the above. Cosmic Ordering. […]

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  • The Babbling Brook

    Over the weekend I was looking over old photographs from our time in Kyoto, Japan. Oh how nostalgic it made me. The cherry blossom, the mochi, the bowl of mountains hugging the city, the golden temples and zen rock gardens, the green tea, and a […]

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  • Making his mark

    Our five-year-old boy is learning to write. There are messages everywhere… signs on doors: privit proprty, bois room; recipes (see here) and notes such as this is not a shoping list under his dad’s to-do list; plant labels; shopping lists; thank you letters; Valentines cards; […]

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  • God in the belly

    We had another God conversation yesterday. Me and my five-year-old uber-questioner (for our last see Jesus in a Spaceship). “God is in here”, he said, patting his belly, on the way home from another indoctrination at school. “So I guess that means he’s like a […]

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  • A love letter

    I planned to do all sorts of things this weekend.I planned to do a wonderful Valentines blog post to launch a new regular feature on this blog, one that other bloggers could join in with.I planned to share the love. To inspire and give back.But […]

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  • Say what? “For a Dirty Toilet User…”

    A continuation of the Wordless Wednesday theme: it contains lots of words and is not published on a Wednesday! I was looking for an appropriate image to accompany a new feature on love letters. And came across this. The opposite of a love letter! A […]

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