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Yearly Archive for: ‘2011’

  • What do we do now?

    Walking down the road with my three and one-year-old girls they are oblivious to this international turmoil. The only winds of change which blow are the chill autumn breezes of this moment. I look at them and wonder how the world will be when they […]

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  • The thought birds

    Sometimes we get our knickers in a knot about our thoughts. They seem to fly round and around. We are told to control them by the self help movement. They’re only thoughts, so stop thinking them. But what if you can’t? Because what if YOU […]

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  • For the times they are a-changin’

    Come writers and critics Who prophesize with your pen And keep your eyes wide The chance won’t come again And don’t speak too soon For the wheel’s still in spin And there’s no tellin’ who That it’s namin’ For the loser now Will be later […]

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  • Happy days: celebrating autumn

    I LOVE autumn – the changing colours, the bright berries, the bite in the air, the mellow afternoon light. Walking the country lanes and popping blackberries into our mouths. Another day, another warning, (for our first blackberry warnings see here!) This time, rats! Back off […]

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  • Buried treasure: Cooking with love

    Mindfulness is not just a practice for our yoga mats or meditation cushions. It is something we can cultivate during our daily lives. Where better to start than whilst we are preparing food for ourselves and those we love? This is a favourite post from […]

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  • Join me soul surfing!

    You know sometimes how you can get a bit stale. You feel like you are moving in small circles and keep rubbing shoulders with the same old folk.  Even the infinitely creative www seems a bit, you know… blah! And you need something fresh, you want […]

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  • Full moon – the last big shift is here

    Please tune out if this is not your thing… For the rest of you astrologically minded wise women and explorers of things unknown – welcome. We are in special times indeed. It’s the full moon tonight, I felt it before I checked on the calendar, […]

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  • I am officially a Kreativ Blogger

    How wonderful to be awarded the Kreativ Blogger award – thank you McCrenshaw for your very kind words… “I don’t know how I came across Dreaming Aloud, but I have become a big fan – to the point that missing a post in a day […]

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  • The autumn striptease

    De-du-de-duh , de duh de duh! If you listen carefully enough, you will hear Patricia the Stripper is playing. With each coyly turning leaf, and cool morning breath, this is the suggestive feel of autumn. How I long to cling to the warmth of summer. […]

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  • Blackberry jammin’

    There is something so precious about blackberries and their sheer abundance. They are truly wild, free and seasonal. I savour the timeless joy of walking slowly along our precious inheritance – the mixed hedgerow – and popping sweet berries into my mouth by the handful. Heading out […]

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