Local Food

Ever since I was a child I have been used to the concept of seasonal food and dealing with “glut” crops when they are available. Not only did my parents grow their own food they actively foraged the hedgerows for natures bounty. Our diets marched very much in time with the passing of the year. Each… read more

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Samhain

A time of endings, A time of thinning the veil, A time to honor and welcome the old ones, A time to clear out fears, A time for inner peace. It is pumpkins and apples, Hazelnuts and cider, Love, remembrance, and friendship, May the Goddess as wise one and the God as the lord of… read more

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The arrival of Autumn

She was late, she crept in quietly this year riding on the tendrils of fog which enveloped the rivers and meadows taking the last energy from the summer sun while she spread silently across the land, leaving thickening dew in her wake. The settling mist silenced the fields, the animals instinctively huddling to protect the… read more

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“Not the ones speaking the same language, but the ones sharing the same feeling understand each other. ”    Rumi

Thought for today

Let us cultivate love and compassion, both of which give life true meaning. This is the religion I preach. It is simple. Its temple is the heart.  Its teaching is love and compassion. Its moral values are loving and respecting others, whoever they may be. Whether one is a lay person or a monastic, we… read more

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Seeing

What do you see, when you look at this ……. hopefully a beautiful sunset. What do you think … oh that is pretty …. or lucky shot? Do you go on to wonder at the marvel of nature and maybe say wow, we are so lucky to live with such beauty around us? Can you… read more

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“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.”

Welcome to see, hear and feel ……

I am Nicola, I am a multitude of things. I am the sum of 60 years life experience which has brought me to where I am now. There have been experiences from adoption, happy childhood, boarding school to sex, drugs and rock and roll. I should have been a hippie …. but age and my… read more

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