Yearly Archive for: ‘2014’

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    How You Might Find Me

    Some bloggers put a lot of time and effort into important things like SEO and being found on Google. Others of us think it’s all a bit of a mystery… and rely on writing good stuff that gets share on Facebook like smutty magazines in […]

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    Blog Awards Ireland

    It’s that time of year again… Awards Season (also tonsillitis season, but the less said about that the better – I’m on the mend… again!) So segueing quickly back from red throats to red carpets… Dreaming Aloud has been nominated in 4 categories in the […]

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    Learning to Fly

    The butterflies were born today. They had been in their chrysalises so long we were starting to think they were dead. Have you ever watched a butterfly be born? We did, over breakfast. After this mammoth transformation, they emerge, leaving their old skins behind – […]

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    Rainbow Colours Return

    Gather and Create Be of Service, Be a Sensible Person Use your Words and Don’t Be Nervous. You Can Do This, You’ve Got Purpose. Find Your Medicine and Use it. Nahko Bear and Medicine for the People – Manifesto   Rainbow coloured service has resumed! […]

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    Metamorphosis – Lucy Pearce We had caterpillars.  And then after increasing to more than triple their original size, they all crawled to the top of our gauze butterfly house. A silent migration. A day or two of stillness follows. No more incessant eating. Internal alchemy […]

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    Shadow Work

    “I am Half Sick of Shadows,” said the Lady of Shallot. Alfred, Lord Tennyson  The deepest shadow is cast by the strongest light is not just a metaphor; it is literal truth. In darkness, contrastingly, we look for birth, transformation, and new beginnings. The Journey […]

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    Revolutionary Eating

    There are THINGS in my kitchen. Things I am not sure about cooking with… or even pronouncing for that matter. That I am having to learn how to use: Teff flour. Xanthan gum. Xylitol. Quinoa flakes. Stevia. Tapioca flour. And those little seeds that soak […]

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    Dream Gathering 2014

    Where does any funky Irish-based, festival-loving dreamer hang out? At the Dream Gathering of course. Held on the weekend of the Super Moon. Despite having flu I was NOT going to miss Dream Gathering 2014, which I had booked early bird tickets for the whole […]

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  • Sick Note

    Sick Note

    This is my sick note. To apologise for my absence. I am sick again. I am sick of being sick. I resist it mightily. I resent always being sick. I heartily resent the moral insinuations that being sick is my fault. That I’m doing something […]

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    I’m Sorry… it’s a Feminist Issue

    Have you ever noticed how much you say “sorry” in your daily life? There’s a big buzz about a new Pantene ad in the US which calls attention to how the apology is too often used by women as a crutch and a way to […]

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