Archive for June 2013

anniversary, the second: a weekend of wellies and much older things

June 25, 2013

On Saturday morning we pulled on our wellies and spent a few hours wandering through the massive ancient oaks of Queens Wood. This is one of the oldest woods in London (its in the Domesday Book, the record of all land in England and Wales, surveyed in 1086). It has a gorgeous little cafe, popular […]

there came a day at summer's full, entirely for me…

June 20, 2013

Its the solstice! This is the middle, the halfway, ‘summer’s full’ as Emily Dickinson so lyrically states. These seasonal markers greatly appeal to my pagan heart: it feels like the perfect time to notice where I am. Just a few moments of mindful writing can help you see just how much this year has already […]

sunday by the riverside

June 16, 2013

‘…when tired at last, he sat on the bank, while the river still chattered on to him, a babbling procession of the best stories in the world, sent from the heart of the earth to be told at last to the insatiable sea’ ~ Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows

all very unexpected…

June 14, 2013

Putting emBODYment together was so much fun: I was super-excited just writing the coaching journal and thinking about the journeys we could take with guided meditations. It felt thrilling to share these juicy morsels of knowledge that have changed me from the bones out. And I didn’t honestly think too much about what it would […]

soundtrack to your life | elizabeth duvivier

June 07, 2013

I just adore this woman! Elizabeth Duviver is the founder of Squam Art Workshops – I was lucky enough to attend in Italy last year. And so I feel like I should warn anyone thinking of going to Squam: you might go for the painting, or the storytelling or even the knitting. But be prepared for […]

dipping my toes in the ladypreneurial pond

June 05, 2013

Since the end of April I have been able to put my full-time energies into my coaching practice. Here’s what I’ve learnt: At first it will feel necessary to fill up your calendar to account for every hour. This is an old story, that somehow our productivity can be correlated to the time spent ‘working’. […]