• Joy pockets

    My gratitudes for the week… Rejuvenating the autumn wreath with auburn dock seeds, fairy apples and ruby rose hips My female friendships – Paula, Becky, Mary, Leigh, Tracy… An impromptu breakfast party with my new neighbour friend  A wonderful winter edition of JUNO waiting to […]

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  • Full moon rising – November

    So we are rocketing towards 11/11/11. In true human style, people are getting excited about the day with the triplet date. Mayan elders have been crossing the width of the US with 13 ancient crystal skulls, between the last day of the Mayan calendar (October […]

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  • The Year of Enough starts here…

    I wrote a couple of days ago of wanting to live a simple life, in the tea house. I tried to think practically how much of our stuff that we could live without. That was quite easy until I got to a clothes line and […]

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  • Taste a memory

    Welcome to the November Carnival of Natural Parenting: Kids in the KitchenThis post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared how kids get involved in cooking and […]

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  • And the winner is…

    Well we had 55 entriesSo we went old-school and cut up 55 little pieces of paper and wrote your names on them! You had a very serious draw mistress who takes no nonsense! An the winner of the year’s supply of Pukka and the jar […]

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  • A deep yearning for less…a tea house dream

    So many people, myself included on one level, crave for more, more, more. It is the driving force and message of our society: the promise of more and better. I remember when we were planning to build our own house the plans just kept getting […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    This week’s gratitudes… Post Halloween dinner – all three food groups – fish, veg… and smarties!***Autumn leaves – 31 years of seeing them and they’re still so awe-inspiringly beautiful *** Creating the happy womb. com – just the name makes me feel good *** Daily […]

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  • Because I love you…

    Because I love you, I want to share all the goodness in the world with youBecause I love you, I want to wrap my arms around you and tell you it will be alrightBecause I love you, I want you to be happy to the […]

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  • What’s in a name?

    So, dear reader, I realised that I never shared with you how I got my name. Dreaming Aloud, I mean! Like all good names, there’s a story to it. When I started to write a column for JUNO magazine, I needed a name. A name […]

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  • An Experiment to Change the World

    I am very excited to share with you this month’s issue of Wild Sister magazine which focuses on Gratitude; how to cultivate it, really feel it, share it, and live it. You may remember me raving about it when I discovered it last month. Full of beautiful artwork, photography, inspiring, uplifting women’s […]

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