Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure

It’s really easy to feel disempowered amongst the chaos isn’t it? That feeling of disillusionment and detachment from life is a familiar one for me, as everything we were told was real and important as a child seems to be slipping away. The safe world we were taught about at school, where we can have… Continue Reading

Alchemy in Community

Alchemy in Community

Do you crave something deep inside which you can’t name? A craving which only settles when you are out spending time with people who ‘get you’? I had this unsettling feeling inside of me for many years, which I couldn’t describe. It was an anxious feeling and a yearning for something. It’s gone now, and… Continue Reading

Dragonfly Dreaming

Dragonfly Dreaming

Dragon Weather I sat on the banks of the small lake, hypnotised by the flicker of sunlight on the duck-waves that broke the glassy surface. In the heat of this new summer’s day nothing stirred, even the birds were taking respite in the cool shade of the nearby oakwood. This was dragon weather, and I… Continue Reading

Crushing the Grape

Crushing the Grape

Apparently willpower is finite. We only have a certain amount to use each day and when it’s gone it’s gone. If you want to crack the cane, or break some other unhealthy pattern in your life but it’s taken all you willpower to get out of bed, do that early morning jog and work out… Continue Reading

Cracking the Cane

Cracking the Cane

Once we are on our spiritual path, it seems there is the never ending journey of shedding what no longer serves, moving through blockages, changing aspects of ourselves which are holding us back, welcoming in the new. One aspect which I have been grappling with for many years, decades in fact, is my diet. It’s… Continue Reading

England’s Last Wolf

England’s Last Wolf

A few months ago I had reason to visit an ancient landscape that holds deep memories of a pivotal time in our history. On a finger of land that reaches out into Morecambe Bay it is said that a final vestige of England’s wildness was destroyed and as I took my first tentative steps onto… Continue Reading

The Unexpected Teacher

The Unexpected Teacher

On our spiritual path we often find teachers in the most unexpected people. I have sat at the feet of quite a collection of really brilliant people, who all offer humility and tell me that they are still learning, and still growing. It seems that in some ways, the more you learn about yourself and travel… Continue Reading