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Live for the Moment

The phrase ‘Live for the Moment’ encapsulates much of what we are trying to achieve when living mindfully. The idea being to move away from living in our minds and our thoughts about both the past and the future, and … Continue reading

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Stone Circles: Calanais

   Scotland, and in fact the whole of the British Isles, is liberally scattered with ancient stone monuments. These take on many different shapes and alignments, but one of the most common is the circle. The circle is a universal … Continue reading

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Wave running

   Running free, with the wind in their fur, and salty waves between their paws. The race is on….    Stretching deep into every muscle from nose to tail, each trying to run faster than the other. Splashing and pounding … Continue reading

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Ornate Protector

   This highly ornate creature is a sanctuary knocker or hagoday, and he hangs on the door of Durham Cathedral. Offering the protection of sanctuary or asylum to anyone who grasps the bronze ring, he was a powerful force in … Continue reading

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Autumn Treats

   Walking out into the woods I found Autumn had cast her golden spell across the land. Everything green was now dipped in shimmering coppers and bronze, and the long low shadows drew lines across the earth. The light was … Continue reading

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Places to be Happy

 In my garden playing ball with my dogs, always makes me happy, even if I’ve been having a terrible day. The dogs pull me right into the joy of the here and now, and away from too much thinking nonsense.   … Continue reading

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Summers Decline

    Summer falls from us Sipping rose tea heedlessly As the dark creeps in 

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Meeting Boundaries

   We stand in the middle of a world we feel we know, and within the known we can relax and soften. It feels relatively predictable and safe this known world we inhabit.  Yet pushing in around the edges of … Continue reading

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Connection to Self

   Sometimes when the noise and activity of life becomes too much, it’s good to turn away from it all and head to the hills. To walk further and further from the demands and needs of the world of others, … Continue reading

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Symbolism of Doors

   Doors hold the essence of mystery, seperating two distinct areas, keeping things apart. They are a barrier, a boundary, which must be negotiated, before the threshold can be crossed. The mysterious beyond is hidden from sight by the closed … Continue reading

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