Colour, Crystals and Aura Readings

Following my Heart In 1985, I began to follow my heart instead of my head, and my life changed dramatically. I had been working in a life assurance office for 13 years, earning a fantastic salary in the Actuarial and Life Underwriting Departments. However, I was becoming increasingly depressed. I sought help from a highly regarded clairvoyant, who recommended that I […]

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The Healing Power of Baking

  My mother was an excellent cook and she always baked on Saturdays. Although our 1960’s kitchen was small and lacking in modern style worktops, the twin tub washing machine cover, the flap of the 60’s dresser and the top of the fridge were transformed into baking tables. Mum taught my three younger sisters and I to cook and bake, […]

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This Too Shall Pass

On Friday my sister passed away after a relatively short illness. It was a very powerful reminder of how fragile life can be… I wrote this poem several years ago, seated beneath a giant bell that faces a local graveyard. For Whom The Bell Tolls Seagulls scream overhead, Above the mighty bell, While Inis Caorach lies silent, Between two stone […]

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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 to unblock potential artists, writers, […]

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