A very happy and Healthy 2017

May I wish you all a belated Happy and Healthy 2017. On the other hand, we are just coming up to the Chinese New Year, so perhaps I am not too late after all.  In Chinese Animal terms, we are just finishing the Year of the Monkey and I don’t know about you, but as far...

GARDENS

Gardens – First thing in the morning, sitting in our garden with eyes closed and the sun shining on my face, I was reminded of the saying ‘turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you’.  It is so simple but such a great feeling and it gives us a...

Mother’s Day & Doing something Different

Mother’s Day – a day to celebrate with some of the very important people in our lives.  I also find it is a day of reflection.  Of course, I love the fuss made by my daughter’s, the lovely cards and their thoughtful words, the beautiful flowers that now adorn the...

STARTING THE NEW YEAR RIGHT!

A spell to bring a little magic to the month of January – ‘Most of us have blown out candles on a cake and made a wish. But did you realise that’s candle magic? And you don’t have to wait until your birthday to do it. January is the perfect time to focus on what you...

CELEBRATION!

Do we celebrate often enough? I do not believe we do. It was with enormous pleasure (and some trepidation) that I took a train to York last week to meet many friends I had not seen since I left school many years ago. With my father being in the RAF and due to go...

Needing to Re- align myself!

I know it seems ages since I sent out my last newsletter and I do apologise for this. Part of the reason is that sadly, my younger sister died totally unexpectedly a few weeks ago and it has left me feeling not just bereft but strangely without purpose, energy or...