Autumn Equinox

Autumn Equinox

As we head into autumn the energy starts to settle and quieten down as we start the preparation for the winter months.  We have the autumn equinox, in the Northern hemisphere in September, a time once again where day and night are of equal lengths.  We start to notice...
Healing & Curing – Two Powerful Words

Healing & Curing – Two Powerful Words

Having worked in the NHS for over thirty years I often heard these words from patients/clients whose expectations were on having someone else cure or heal them.  They came with a sense of hope that in the helplessness that they felt something was going to get them...
Lammas –  Summer Quarter Festival

Lammas – Summer Quarter Festival

Lammas comes midway between the Summer solstice and the Autumn equinox, falling at the end of July and the beginning of August. It is a celebration of summer and the start of gathering in the grain harvests as we very slowly make our way towards the Autumn equinox. ...
Just Being!

Just Being!

Do you ever feel that you should be doing something or be constantly busy?  Does “doing nothing” mean laziness to you? Over the years I have accepted that it’s ok not to be doing, it’s ok just to be.  As Andy Cope puts it we have become “human doings...
Welcome Summer Solstice

Welcome Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice – the longest day and shortest night, a turning point in the solar year.  Midsummer’s eve is an opportunity to stay up all night to watch the sunrise and celebrate the longest day in our year.  It is often celebrated on top of a hill or amongst ancient...