Sarajevo 2000

  Healing Hands Network was formed in 1996 to send volunteer natural medicine therapists to Sarajevo, Bosnia. In a statement to the UN, it was estimated that during The Balkans War, a total of 200,000 people died including 12,000 children. 50,000 women are believed to have been raped and 2.2 million people were forced to … More Sarajevo 2000

Book Lover’s Tag

Erin from Unbound Roots has tagged me for The Book Lover’s Tag. She is a kindred spirit who loves gardening and the outdoors. Please call round and say “Hello.” Do you have a specific place for writing? I write my blog at my desk. However, most of my memoir was written by hand in a … More Book Lover’s Tag

Artist’s Dates

Today’s excerpt from my memoir “Watching the Daisies- Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow”, recounts how I found my voice, after reading Julia Cameron’s book “The Artist’s Way”. “One of the many books I read around this time was Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way.” Julia suggested a series of writing and other creative exercises designed … More Artist’s Dates

Colour Your Day

I share LOTS of self healing tools in my memoir  “Watching the Daisies” This is one of my favourites: I ALWAYS begin my day with a colour visualisation; I have done so for many years and I find it helps me stay centred through the good times and the not so good. I begin by closing my eyes and sitting or lying … More Colour Your Day

Rainbows Over Belfast

Titanic Belfast Today I am re-posting a taster from the prologue of my memoir  “Watching the Daisies – Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow.” “Rainbows Over Belfast,” describes my colourful experiences at a Tom Jones concert, in August 2012. “Seconds later, a series of efficient roadies dressed in sombre shades of black, grey and olive … More Rainbows Over Belfast