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Winter Solstice – It Is A Time For Home

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is a time for home.” – Edith Sitwell The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year (generally occurring three weeks after the beginning of winter), when some parts of the world slip …

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side this Sagittarius Moon

Meet me at midnight in the forest of my dreams. We’ll make a fire and count that stars that shimmer above the trees.” – Christy Ann Martine Since the dawn of time, our ancestors have been using the movements of the heavens to keep the seasons and to pinpoint time. The sun’s movements were, and sometimes still are, considered the …

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Odin’s One Eye, Thor’s Hammer and Freyja’s Feathered Cloak

“The world is shaped by two things: stories told, and the memories they leave behind.” – Vera Nazarian Myths, legends and stories have been around for millennium, burning their way through the shadows of history like a candle that cannot be blown out. Most of us remember the joy of storytelling. We fought off the pirates with Peter Pan, we …

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Naughty and Nice – The Twins and Gemini

“I’m such a ‘look at the moon’ person”. – Unknown New Moon is a time when the universe stops, breathes, and takes a moment to give us a chance to start afresh. New Moon is always a time full of strong energy, when the time for change hovers over everything like a faint, silvery mist, sometimes revealing things to us …

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Feel Like A Boss In Your Upcycled Clothes

“Trendy is the last stage before tacky.” – Karl Lagerfeld Imagine opening your wardrobe. Close your eyes and picture it. Let your mind run over the clothes hanging like folded memories in the dark. Can you see them? Can you see the jacket you’ve worn so many times it has become sewn into your identity? Feel the jumper you wear …

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Rivers Ruined and Ripped Apart by our Next Pair of Jeans

River Blue Conscious Fashion & Film Discussion Night – Tuesday 28th May 7pm “If not now, then when? if not us, then who?” – Hillel the Elder The documentary River Blue is the visionary feature film that shines a light on the dirty secrets of what’s happening in and to our rivers, and encourages us to take a moment to …

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Karma Yoga Will Save The World

Sunday Satsang at The Sound Temple – Karma Yoga For Inner Peace Every moment of every day of our lives we are doing something; but the question is, how are we doing it? When we are making a cup of tea, how are we making it? When we are eating a meal, how are we eating it? When we are working, …

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Trouble, Transformation or Trustful Surrender this Blue Moon

Full Moon/Blue Moon in Scorpio – 18th May 2019 For as long as the storybooks have been recording, the Full Moon has played a character that has long been shrouded in mystery. She is the keeper of secrets, the listener to any story and the quiet whisperer of midnight dreams, spun on silver thread through our bedroom windows. In fairy …

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The Secrets and the Stories of Hand-Crafted Traditions

“Fabric does not make exquisite dresses. It is the stitches” Treasure Stitches For thousands of years, almost everything we owned, we created ourselves. We grew our own food, sewed and mended our own clothes. We built our own houses, churned our own butter and salted our own meat. When things became broken, they were mended until they couldn’t be mended …