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

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

The Keukenhof Gardens#1

Tulips amidst a Sea of Muscari outside the Juliana Pavilion The Keukenhof Gardens are described as “the most beautiful spring garden in the world.” I would have to agree after visiting them for the first time two weeks ago. The gardens are located amongst the Dutch bulb fields, less than an hour away from Amsterdam. My sister and … More The Keukenhof Gardens#1

The Balinese Priest’s Bell

My Balinese Priest’s Bell accompanied by a photograph of its creator The Indonesian island of Bali first crossed my travel radar when I read Karen Kingston’s inspirational book “Creating Sacred Space with Feng Shui,” around 1996. Karen’s book quickly propelled me to London, and two of her weekend workshops on Spaceclearing – the art of cleansing and purifying the … More The Balinese Priest’s Bell

The Kippen Girls

It’s time for another little taster from my book “Watching the Daisies – Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow”  which shares the many lessons I have learned on the importance of slowing down to watch the daisies… I love to travel, and I have visited many countries including Scotland, Ireland, Greece, Kenya, Egypt, Bosnia, Italy, India, Malta, Morocco, … More The Kippen Girls