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Autumn Equinox

The Balancing Act The Autumn Equinox is a time for reflection and gratitude. This year it falls on 23rd September. It is the time when light equals dark. We stand on the dagger’s edge before the gentle tip back into the dark. I am what you’d probably call a nature worshiper. The added benefit is …

Four colourful books between a pair of white headphones

What do I listen to while I’m writing?

If you’ve ever wondered, read on. If you haven’t, but like ambient, electro and soundscapes, then keep reading. Cookies (not in a good way) I was born with mid-range hearing loss. On an audiogram, the line pattern looks like someone has taken a big bit out of a cookie, hence it’s more “fun” name, Cookie-bite …

A sandy beach with a gentle wave and blue skies with light cloud.

New Digs

Independence Day Hello Boys GIFfrom Independence Day GIFs I’m Back!  I’ve done a Baggin’s and disappeared only to reappear again sometime later. There was a journey, adventure, peril, fear and enough anxiety to last me quite some time. In short: I moved house.  As you may know, the process of moving home is fraught with …

Two copies of the 2024 Earth Pathways Diary showing the front cover with an illustration of a fox and an open page with the diary layout and a painting of Mulfra Quoit by Emma Cox. The diaries are on a slate background surrounded by dried flowers, a pink quartz crystal, gall oaks and a wooden wand.

Earth Pathways 2024 Diary: Two Pieces of My Artwork Featured

Happy Midsummer to you all! The longest day always inspires the rarely-seen extrovert in me to jump out and showcase herself, and what better way to do so than to announce two pieces of my artwork were accepted for the 2024 Earth Pathways Diary. I get it. Today is the longest day, slap bang in …

A portrait photograph of a woman with dark hair lying in grass dotted with yellow buttercups.

Resting

Let’s face it, being alive is hectic. Even back in 1523, when John Fitzherbert listed in The Book of Husbandry all the chores expected of a wife, on top of raising the children and helping her husband in his profession. We’re all hard-pressed to find any free time. If you did, you find something else to get …

a illustration of the female reproductive organs in an abstract, floral way.

Working with your Feminine Cycle to Boost Creativity

The feminine cycle is a creative superpower! It’s true. It’s just centuries of patriarchy that have repressed this. Think about all the different slang used instead of saying truthful terms like period or menstruating. Equally, consider all the slang words attributed to the vulva and vagina. Growing up, I doubt few people called them that. …