Merry Christmas

Nature is smart. She simply escapes into a hibernation. When times get tough, plants stop growing and many retreat to their subterranean parts. Many animals are also preparing for dark and barren months, some fall into hibernation, some just retreat to warmer climes. This rhythm of nature and the festivities…

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Christmas Cheer

When I first started thinking about writing a Christmas post it was October and the leaves were only just beginning to change colour here in Wales. Where did the last two months go? In fact how did the last nine months disappear just like that?! Everything seems quite surreal, particularly…

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Last day’s of Autumn

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” Emily Bronte The weather is still unseasonably mild here in North Wales and so far we have not had any frost. The leaves are turning and when I look out from the window in my studio, all I see…

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Elderflower Heaven

Hello friends, I hope you are doing ok. This month it’s all about appreciating what you have and what you can do rather than feeling down about what you can’t. This means still celebrating birthdays, anniversaries, births, weddings, or any other excuses for cake. Nature in midsummer is doing its…

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The New Now

Hello friends, how are you all? Are you suffering Corona Blues just a little like me? Maybe, like me, you find it hard to motivate yourself on some days as every day seems to melt into the next and it’s easy to forget what day of the week it even…

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