A book is a dream that you hold in your hands. ― Neil Gaiman Hello, Lovelies. I’m a little late to the page this morning. I had the most curious dream last night. This morning, as I sat in meditation, it continued. The images, the messengers, the conversations. To be honest, it freaked me out […]
A Fairy Update
My friend Sokli is a fairy, and this is an update about where she lives now…
The View From My Bedroom Window
Every morning I am reminded of the magic all around us. It’s right here outside my bedroom window.
Don’t Be Too Quick To Judge A Messed-Up Life
I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of […]
Talking To Trees
Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. ~ Herman Hesse Shhhhhh! I can’t talk now. I am listening to trees. Because to build a relationship, you need to listen more than you talk. So, this morning I am sitting with […]
Easter Oracle Reading for 2021 – My Gift To You ❤
Easter is joy, hope, love, and renewal. Easter is proof that we can begin again. Richelle E. Goodrich Hello, Lovelies! Happy Easter! Whether you celebrate this holiday or not, whether you are able to be with family and friends, or whether you find yourself alone, I want you to know that I am thinking of […]
Want To Get Witchy With Me?
“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” William Shakespeare Hey, Lovelies. Earlier this year I used the things my Aboriginal Aunties taught me, and that my Guides showed me, and that I channelled through, and I did some big energy work with the Gridlines, Songlines, Vortexes and Portals while […]
A Sokli Kind Of Walk
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin I needed to go for a walk to do some chores yesterday morning. Rain was forecast for the afternoon, so I got ready to leave home – without my umbrella. As I stood at the front door I heard the cheeky little voice […]
April New Moon Energies – The Beginning of a Time Great Shift
“Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.” Ralph Blum Hey, Lovelies. We’re sitting at the cusp of the New Moon (April 22) but already you’ll be feeling the influence of this strange and powerful energy. This new moon sits in the astrological house of Taurus, […]
A Flock of Aunties
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Hi, Lovelies.I’m leading a Retreat right now. Retreats are always a time of self-work and life-work, mixed with a […]
Energies of August 2019
Hello, Lovelies! At the beginning of every month, I discuss the energies and gifts of the month ahead and how we can best use them to make our lives satisfying, meaningful and productive. I also choose a card to support the energies of the month. The deck I am using this year is The Good Tarot by […]
Sokli’s Bedtime Drink Recipe For Sensitive Souls
‘Fairies know stuff. Animals know stuff too. Like when your doggie feels sicky so he eats some grass. Humans used to know stuff, but they forgot. So I’ll help you remember. Also it would be very nice if you could be kinder to yourself and to animals and all the people and also to the […]
Being Family Is No Excuse For Bad Behaviour!
“An apology can be a wonderful thing so long as it is infrequent and from the heart. However, beware of the person who justifies bad behavior with apologies. For them it is a means to an end, and quite often at your expense.” ~ Gary Hopkins Yesterday I wrote about how the energies right now are causing […]
20 Ways To Strengthen Your Connection To Mother Earth
‘Then I was standing on the highest mountain of them all, and round about beneath me was the whole hoop of the world. And while I stood there I saw more than I can tell and I understood more than I saw; for I was seeing in a sacred manner the shapes of all things […]
Do Your Eyes Do This Weird Thing During Meditation?
“An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.” ~ Hafiz Yesterday I received an email from a reader who has been experiencing something unusual when they meditate: ‘Just a small question about meditation. Have you experienced a change in lighting sometimes, like the whole room’s lighting changes? Such as, everything has a slight yellow and […]
You’re Gone And I Still Miss You
“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.” ~ Alfred Tennyson Yesterday was July 4. It’s our niece’s birthday. It was our first dog Charlie’s birthday, Charlie who is now Harry. And it was Kate’s birthday. Kate was such a dear friend. I met her hanging […]
Sokli’s Lessons About Life – Via A Broken Crystal
“Did you know that pottery can be repaired with gold?” Kami asked. “Then it’s meant to be stronger than before, and more beautiful. Which is awesome, though it seems expensive.” Her grandmother had nodded. “Makes sense to me,” she said. “Why be broken when you can be gold?” ~ Sarah Rees Brennan “…in repairing the object you […]
Why You Should Join My YOM Community
“Let your community be your testimony.” ~ Jaco Strydom I’m busy creating an online Learning Academy for next year. Why? I’m so darn passionate about helping you to connect to your inner wisdom, intuition and psychic abilities. And you can get access as a Foundation Member now by joining my YOM Community. (Ready to jump in? Click […]
Bountiful Blessings and Celebration – Monday Oracle 17 June 2019
“Be the celebrators, celebrate! Already there is too much—the flowers have bloomed, the birds are singing, the sun is there in the sky—celebrate it! You are breathing and you are alive and you have consciousness, celebrate it!” ~ Osho Hello, Lovelies! June brings energies of growth and transformation. This month you can build on existing situations, […]
Getting Ready For The Sokli Diet
‘Everyone has healing nutriments that make them better and that also includes stuff you can’t eat and that is important nutriment too – like places and things you love and things you can do as well as eating things. So I like making nutriment plans to help people get better because then they will be happy and when they are happy they can feel and hear and remember their connection to the Earth and help her too. Love from Sokli, who is a fairy who knows stuff.’ ~ Sokli
Energies of June 2019
“An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.” ~ Hafiz Hello, Lovelies! At the beginning of every month, I discuss the energies and gifts of the month ahead and how we can best use them to make our lives satisfying, meaningful and productive. I also choose a card to support the energies of the month. […]
Would You Like Me To Include You In My Meditations?
I don’t just meditate to find stillness and peace. I also use meditation for shamanic and mystical work. I use it to connect with and help my students, I use it to access healing, and to share and support energies.
A little note from us…
“Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it.” ~ Naval Ravikant Hi Lovelies! It is with great sadness that Nicole and her team have made the decision to cancel the Fairy Solstice High Tea Party on 22nd June. With Nicole’s health being precarious at this time, the […]
I was horrified the first time it happened…
“Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don’t base your self-esteem on their opinions.”~ Harvey Mackay I remember, years ago, when I first started channelling. It was excruciating. My logical mind was stuck in judgement, cynicism, scepticism and disbelief. My soulful self trusted anyway and urged me on. I […]
Choosing Love and Kindness- Monday Oracle 20 May 2019
“The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I’m not going to let myself pull me down anymore.” ~ C. JoyBell C. Hello, Lovelies! May is such a breakthrough month – it’s a time for positive progress, big leaps forward and fine-tuning of your self-awareness. Use experts and wise people to help […]
Have You Ever Met A Fairy?
“Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live.” ~ Nora Roberts Hello, Lovelies! Have you ever met a […]
Fantastically Fairy Solstice Tea Party – Coming your way!
” Come away, O human child!To the waters and the wildWith a faery, hand in hand,For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand. ” ~ William Butler Yeats Hi Lovelies, Are you in the mood for a tea party with friends? Some time with like-minded people in a magical environment that honours […]
Save The Date For Our Tea Party!
“Teapot is on, the cups are waiting,Favorite chairs anticipating,No matter what I have to do,My friends, there’s always time for you.”~ Author Unknown Lovelies, mark your calendars! Our ‘Fantastically Fairy Solstice Tea Party’ will be held in Brisbane on Saturday, June 22nd. More details to come but for now, save the date. It will be […]
Want To Join Us For A Tea Party?
“Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.” ~ Chaim Potok So, Trish, my lovely new PA and I went out to lunch at a Tea House near us on Wednesday. It was wonderful to sit and chat, sip tea and nibble on yummy savoury and sweet delights. Which got […]
The Fairy and the Bandicoot
“Sensitive people care when the world doesn’t because we understand waiting to be rescued and no one shows up. We have rescued ourselves, so many times that we have become self taught in the art of compassion for those forgotten.” ~ Shannon L. Alder I planned to sleep in a little this morning. After my four […]
A Flower Oracle For Fairy Blessings and Guidance
“People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” ~ Iris Murdoch Flowers are a precious gift from nature. Their colour, fragrance, shape and texture have a marvellous ability to impart energetic and healing qualities to us. My beautiful fairy friend Sokli […]
The Compromise My Husband Makes To Honour Fairy Wishes
“Even though the bee is small, there she is on the flower, doing something of value. And the value she creates there contributes to a larger ecosystem of value, in that mountain meadow, in that range of mountains, in the world and even the universe. And can’t you just feel how happy she is?” ~ Jay […]
A Special Mini-Retreat and Workshop Offer
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin It’s almost time for our Working with Crystals – Soul Sanctuary Retreat a whole week of learning, fun, spiritual foundation practices and sessions with me and my Guides at beautiful Byron Bay (and the good news is […]
Saving Dudley Dog!
“Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.” ~ John Grogan Australia is in the grip of a ferocious heatwave right now. Late yesterday afternoon I lay down on my bed in our air-conditioned bedroom, thoroughly exhausted and […]
Pop Up Shop Tomorrow and Saturday!
“Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .” ~ C.S. Lewis Just one more sleep until my Brisbane Pop Up Shop, Channelling Evening and Weekend Workshops! From Friday 25 to Sunday 27 November I’ll be running a pop-up shop as […]
Create A Foundation Of Spiritual Habits – Workshop
“You can’t make yourself feel positive, but you can choose how to act, and if you choose right, it builds your confidence.” ~ Julien Smith, The Flinch “Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become […]
“That’s the thing about magic; you’ve got to know it’s still here, all around us, or it just stays invisible for you.” ~ Charles de Lint I have a special necklace that I often wear when I am working. It has a small rose-gold cross, a Phantom Good Mark (yep, truly – Ghost who […]
All Things Fairy!
“Things that fairies love? Well, every fairy is different, just likes peoples are. So I will tell you what I love. I love flowers and crystals and shiny sparkly things, and babies smiling, and people laughing, and music, and the smell of puppy feet. And I love you! Thank you for believing in fairies!” ~ […]
Come to my Christmas Party – and other cool events!
“Be merry all, be merry all, With holly dress the festive hall; Prepare the song, the feast, the ball, To welcome merry Christmas.” ~ William Robert Spencer This Friday, December 11, I’m holding a pop-up shop and Christmas Party, and I’d love you to come! The pop-up shop will open at 3pm, and we’ll […]
Date Savers For Working With Nicole Cody 2015 and 2016
“My greatest joy is to help people feel and trust the presence of their own soul wisdom, their own intuitive and psychic connection, their own gifts and talents, the wonders all around them and within them.” ~ Nicole Cody Hi Lovelies! I thought it might be a good idea for me to give you a […]
Whales, Bird Fairies and Magic
“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ~ Roald Dahl Yesterday when I finished my morning meditation I stood on the deck outside my bedroom and […]
There’s A New Oracle Coming!
“Never forget that anticipation is an important part of life. Work’s important, family’s important, but without excitement, you have nothing. You’re cheating yourself if you refuse to enjoy what’s coming.” ~ Nicholas Sparks, Three Weeks With My Brother For the love of Fairies, and with the help of a certain special Fairy, Sokli and I […]
The Harry Emergency
“After years of having a dog, you know him. You know the meaning of his snuffs and grunts and barks. Every twitch of the ears is a question or statement, every wag of the tail is an exclamation.” ~ Robert McCammon, Boy’s Life Something’s not been right with Harry these past few days. He’s […]
Win a Chlorite Phantom Quartz
“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” ~ W.B. Yeats Hello Lovelies, I promised that during our Journal Challenge I would be having some giveaways, and here is the most precious of them all. A stone from my own personal and much-loved collection. This is only a […]
The Owl and the Banshee
“Fairies in Ireland are sometimes as big as we are, sometimes bigger, and sometimes, as I have been told, about three feet high.” ~ W.B. Yeats As I have been writing my Kimberley memoir, tumbling words onto the page at all hours of the day and night, I find myself I need to talk again about […]
Sunshine, Earth and Dancing Orbs
“You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. […]
Things that make my heart glad!
“Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.” ~ Samuel Johnson, The Idler; Poems The New Year is almost here! As part of my sacred promise to live a heart-centred year in 2014, I am aiming to make sure I fill my days with more of the simple things that make my heart […]
Making a Flower Mandala
“Each person’s life is like a mandala- a vast, limitless circle. We stand in the center of our own circle, and everything we see, hear and think forms the mandala of our life.” ~ Pema Chodron I spent this past weekend resting, healing, reconnecting and weaning myself back onto my Lyme drugs. It has been […]
Thank you! We’re Two!!
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” ~ Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Cauldrons and Cupcakes turns two today. Two years since my first uncertain foray into the world of blogging, with the auspicious post Ice-Cream Plum […]
“Last night I danced. My body rose from its slump for the first time since the beginning of sorrows—my fingers beckoning to the stars at arm’s length, back arching as tingles bubbled up my spine, hips caught in a silent tempo while on tiptoe I twirled in endless euphoric circles. It didn’t matter that you […]
Auntie and the Fairy Mound
“Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand, For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.” ~ W.B. Yeats, The Collected Poems Another post that links in to my Kimberley Story… Like most stories, mine is not a linear one. It would be so much […]
The Friends Who Came to Visit
“When we honestly ask ourselves which people in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us […]
The Sound of Smoke
“Do you not think that there are things which you cannot understand, and yet which are; that some people see things that others cannot? But there are things old and new which must not be contemplated by men´s eyes, because they know – or think they know – some things which other men have […]
Don’t Let Anyone Sink Your Ship!
“Dreams are difficult to build and easy to destroy.” ~ Seth Godin There is much truth in that quote. No matter how thick-skinned or emotionally resilient we think we are, our dreams – especially when new and tender – are fragile things. Today I want to remind you how important it is to protect those […]
Before we get back to Owls, let’s talk Fairies!
“There are things that make no sense, that seem unreal, that can’t be grasped, or understood, or explained, that maybe don’t even exist… And still, somehow, those wonderful things touch and change our lives. Isn’t it strange?” ― Richelle E. Goodrich, Secrets of a Noble Key Keeper I present this information to you only as story, […]
The Lady Who Walked Out of My Past
“I sustain myself with the love of family.” ~ Maya Angelou One late afternoon in April this year, the dusky sunset was shimmery and luminous. A light rain fell, misting the cold air and making us hurry to light a fire and get inside where it was warm. That evening the moon rose brightly amid patchy […]
The Silver-Blue Light of Love
“Love seeketh not itself to please, Nor for itself hath any care, But for another gives its ease, And builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair.” ~ WILLIAM BLAKE If I’m going to tell you about the Owls and the Orchard Man, I’d better first tell you about the Silver-Blue Light. It was probably one of […]
Crystals for Highly Sensitive People
“Treating myself like a precious object makes me strong.” ~ Julia Cameron I love working with crystals, and my gorgeous fairy companion Sokli is completely nuts for them. Because we’ve had such positive and strong reactions whenever we have blogged about being sensitive, we thought we might give you some suggestions for crystals to help […]
In Defence of Fairies
Nothing can be truer than fairy wisdom. It is as true as sunbeams. ~Douglas Jerrold Those of you who know me will also know that I believe in fairies. In fact, you’ll know that I count a fairy as one of my dearest friends. I found myself in an odd position on the weekend. I’m […]
The Healing Power of Flowers and Fairy Blessings
I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. ~ Emma Goldman Flowers are a precious gift from nature. Their colour, fragrance, shape and texture have a marvellous ability to impart energetic and healing qualities to us. My beautiful fairy friend Sokli (you can read about her here) and I chose these […]
Getting to know your Crystal – Day One
Now that you’ve chosen your crystal, using the suggestions we covered yesterday, you’ll first need to cleanse it before we start work. Here are some tips on the care and cleansing of your crystals: Crystals absorb energy, just as they project it. When you first receive a crystal, or if you have been working with […]
Making Friends with Fairies
I remember when I first started to channel. This was twenty years ago, and I had read the first chapter of a book called Opening To Channel by Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer. Of course I was so eager to begin I never did read the rest of the book… My sister dutifully guided me through […]