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Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2011’

  • A new way of living – The big reveal part 2

    The time has come for a change. A new way of living. And so we are down-shifting in income to share care of our children and share earning, and so that I can give more time to my writing/ creativity and build my other soul […]

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  • The big reveal…. Part 1!

    Heart pounding.Great excitement.Drum roll please – it is with great, enormous, whoopididoodah excitement and thrilledness that I announce –No…. hold your horses, I’m not pregnant….Did you hear me, NOT!No, I’m this instead… Alongside some of my biggest heroines. My most favourite authors:Lynn Andrews, the woman who […]

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  • The path to me

    When I was twenty I knew what I wanted to do.I knew what I wanted to be.But I didn’t know how to get there.Or quite exactly what “it” was. I knew what I didn’t want.I didn’t want a nine to five office job. Nor did […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    It’s Friday, so it’s time for Joy Pockets.  Joining with Mon at Holistic Mama to celebrate my gratitudes for the week. Blackberries in the hedgerows – can’t pick them fast enough to pop into my baby birdies mouths!! The love, support and wisdom of local elders  Radical […]

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  • The palm of god

    Regular readers of this blog will know these two  things about me:a) I do not subscribe to a particular religionb) I write quite a lot about god So it is with those provisos in place that I want to write about … the palm of […]

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  • We are one

    Lying with my girl as she falls asleep. Her brother curled up behind me. The room is dark. She has been kicking and screaming and butting heads with her Dada- literally and metaphorically. In the darkness I cannot see where I stop and she begins. […]

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  • Everyday Zen in Practice

    Blessings on the blossom, Blessings on the root, Blessings on the leaf and stem, Blessings on  the fruit.

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  • Creating a Nature Table

    Nature corners or season’s tables originate from the Steiner tradition and are a mainstay of every Steiner kindergarten. I have been creating them for about three years for my children. I am certainly no expert – there are a host of great resources out there […]

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  • Everyday Zen

    We are a household whose tidy skills are not our forte, nor our priority (as this blog has documented here and here). We were messy before we had kids. But now it is not just adult mess, it is a typhoon of little clothes, pencils, […]

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  • Harvest Moon

    This weekend is harvest moon: the full moon closest to the autumn equinox. The time of reaping and celebration of the year’s harvest. Where communities would traditionally come together. Sharing the work, sharing the rewards. Feasting together. Companions, literally people breaking bread together. The bread […]

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