This Crystal Farmer’s Latest Harvest

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”  ~ Og Mandino We harvested crystals on the weekend. They have been out in grids under our magnolia tree and below the massive platform of sticks that is the Eagles’ nest in the old tree down by the river. The stones had been on […]

A Week For Adventures and New Directions – Monday Oracle 25 June 2018

“Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life was meant to be.” ~ Steve Pavlina   Hello, Lovelies! June is a quieter month energetically – one that invites us to spend time with loved ones, time on ourselves and our wellbeing, and time resting, recharging and doing what we love. Keep that in mind as […]

Chunky Choc-Chip Oat Cookies – Easy Recipe!

“Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.” ~Sandra Lee   School holidays are almost here, and this is a great recipe for kids in the kitchen. They are tasty, easy and use simple ingredients. We love these chunky cookies here at the farm […]

A Reminder About The Energies of 2018

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.”  ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I was talking to one of my students yesterday, who told me she was giving up on a project. ‘I’ve pushed and pushed and pushed’ she said, ‘and it’s going nowhere. I’m killing myself for this […]

So Much Excitement ‘Cos… NEW CRYSTALS ARE COMING!!!

“I’m an adventurer, looking for treasure,” he said to himself.”  ~ Paulo Coelho I have a friend who is an adventurer. Dan is his name, and we met at university a long, long time ago. Dan is the kind of guy who packs a rucksack, buys a ticket to some obscure destination and then starts walking. […]

A Message To Your Stompy Cranky Self-Sabotaging Inner Five-Year-Old!

“Sometimes defiance is all we have.”  ~ Stan Grant Hello, Today I don’t want to talk to you, dear friend. I want to talk to that stompy cranky five-year-old who dwells defiantly inside you. I want to talk to that inner child of yours because I can see you two are having problems. You want to […]

Why You Need To Stop Fighting How You Feel Right Now!

“Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.”  ~ Charlotte Eriksson Hi, Lovelies! The energies of these past few days and the ones that follow – through until late this week – are turbulent, […]

A Week Of Highs, Lows & Breakthroughs – Monday Oracle 18 June 2018

“Balance. It was all about balance. That had been one of the first things that she had learned: the centre of the seesaw has neither up nor down, but upness and downness flow through it while it remains unmoved. You had to be the centre of the seesaw so the pain flowed through you, not into you. It was […]

Win A Handmade Meditation Mala (and be like Chuck Norris!)

 “Exercise, prayer, and meditation are examples of calming rituals. They have been shown to induce a happier mood and provide a positive pathway through life’s daily frustrations.” ~ Chuck Norris   Earlier this year I ran a Spiritual Awakening Retreat. It was a fabulous week – soulful, reflective, enlightening and practical. One of the activities […]

Why I Love Using Mala Beads In Meditation

“if  the ocean  can calm itself,  so can you. we  are both  salt water  mixed with  air.”  ~ Nayyirah Waheed Meditation – it’s something most people know is good for us, but it’s also something that remains outside the grasp of many. I meditate every day, twice a day, and I use a variety of techniques, […]

That Day We Always Knew Was Coming…

“The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.”  ~ Robert Frost I’m feeling achy and sad inside today. Late on Monday afternoon, we sent Ben’s elderly mum to hospital. She’s in her nineties and has always been stubbornly independent. And she’s been able to stay at home on her own with help which is just the […]

Oh Rufous! Poor sore paw!

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”  ~ Will Rogers Poor Rufous had an accident on Saturday. While out mustering the cattle in cold, wet and muddy conditions he ripped a toenail almost off his front foot and cut it badly. We only noticed when […]

A Week For Letting Go – Monday Oracle 11 June 2018

“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.”  ~ Ann Landers   Hello, Lovelies! June is a quieter month energetically – one that invites us to spend time with loved […]

End of the Month Events

“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” ~ Jean Shinoda Bolen Do you want to learn how to create a spiritual practice in your life or how to deepen an existing one? Would you love to come […]

Quick and Easy Bacon and Vegetable Pasta Recipe

“People just adore pasta. It’s a simple fact.”  ~ Marc Vetri I’ve had a girlfriend staying with me for a few days. And for those few days it has been cold here at the farm. Both of us have been unwell, so our days have been napping, reading books in front of the fire, writing, doctor […]

Accelerated Channelling Course Update

“Every thought is a creative energy that moves the universe to action.”  ― Réné Gaudett   Hi, Lovelies! I just wanted to let you know that we have been inundated with interest for our 2018 Accelerated Channelling course, mentoring and retreat. Every place has now been filled and we also have a waiting list for this […]

Are You Honouring Your Need To Cocoon?

“Most of the things we need to be most fully alive never come in busyness. They grow in rest.” ~ Mark Buchanan The energies of June, and more specifically of this week, call on us to make rest a priority. For many of us, the start of 2018 has been busy. For some, it has been […]

A Week For Self-Care! Monday Oracle 4 June 2018

““We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.”  ~  LeeAnn Taylor   Hello, Lovelies! June is a quieter month energetically – one that invites us to spend time with loved ones, time on ourselves and our wellbeing, and time resting, recharging and doing what we love. Keep that in mind as we look at the gifts […]

Start Again In June!

“Today is the perfect day for a fresh start. Stop delaying, stop making excuses, stop putting it off. Now. Today is the perfect moment. You can change things, you can try. Don’t give up.”  ~ Akiroq Brost I had so many messages yesterday from readers and students and clients all asking me if they could start […]

Energies of June – 2018

  “Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”  ~ Gloria Steinem Hello, Lovelies  Take a deep breath, schedule some downtime, and welcome the energies of June. June is a quieter month that invites us to spend time with loved ones, time on […]

Trapped by Dog!

“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 the time for home.”  ~ Edith Sitwell Winter arrived overnight at our farm. Brrrr! So cold this morning. And this morning after my meditation I popped back into bed […]

Revisiting Our Guiding Card for 2018

“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   As May comes to a close I thought it time to revisit the guiding energies for […]

How To Charge Your Crystals Tonight!

“The full moon – the mandala of the sky.” ~Tom Robbins   Tonight, May 29 2018, is a full moon. Ordinarily, I’d suggest that you place your crystals out on the earth to be charged up by the energy of the moon and by the grounding and cleansing effect of the stones being in contact […]

A Week For Hope and New Directions – Monday Oracle 28 May 2018

“Everything you attract into your life is a reflection of the story you believe and keep telling yourself.”  ~ Farshad Asl   Hello, Lovelies! May is a month that empowers us to take the long view of our goals, and to make decisions and take actions that support those goals. We see that it is […]

Join our Book Reading Challenge for May 2018

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”   ~  Marcus Tullius Cicero Do you love to read? In January of 2017 a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. It was a fine year of reading, friendship and sharing of our love of stories and all things book-related. […]

Are You Ready For Our Accelerated Channelling Retreat?

“Spirituality is not adopting more beliefs and assumptions but uncovering the best in you.” ~ Amit Ray When I first became serious about my spiritual and psychic journey, when I’d gone past that beginner space and I knew that it was time to make the most of my abilities I searched high and low for a book, […]

Are You Using The Hive Mind Yet?

“Hive Mind – a collective consciousness, analogous to the behavior of social insects, in which a group of people become aware of their commonality and think and act as a community, sharing their knowledge, thoughts, and resources” ~ dictionary.com “Twitter in particular has often been termed a “hive mind” that connects users to draw on the help […]

A Delicious Offer For Lovers Of Plant Wisdom from My Friend Maia Toll

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”  ~ John Muir I don’t endorse people and their work lightly. […]

Revised Date Savers For Brisbane Pop Up Shop and Workshops!

“Your inner strength is your outer foundation”  ~ Allan Rufus Lovelies, please amend your calendars! Due to that horrendous bout of flu which I am only just recovering from, we’ve postponed the Brisbane events until June. Although I was sad to postpone there is a wonderful upside. My crystal suppliers are bringing me some great new […]

A Big Week For Change and Healing – Monday Oracle 21 May 2018

“I can love who I think you are Or you can allow yourself To be yourself So that I can love YOU.”  ― Kate McGahan   Hello, Lovelies! May is a month that empowers you to take the long view of your goals, and to make decisions and take actions that support those goals. We see […]

Being Okay With Where You Are

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”  ~ Lao Tzu I’m still recovering from the flu, and gee, it’s taking muuuuuuch longer than I would have liked. On top of that I managed […]

Sometimes You Need Right Timing

“Sometimes my successes come quickly and at other times they are terribly slow to arrive. It is not my place to determine the speed at which they arrive or if they arrive at all. My place is to keep forging ahead no matter what.”  ~ Craig D. Lounsbrough If you follow my blog you’ll know that […]

Are You Listening To Your Inner Niggles?

“Become a good noticer. Pay attention to the feelings, hunches, and intuitions that flood your life each day. If you do, you will see that premonitions are not rare, but a natural part of our lives.”  ~ Larry Dossey   This is a week for standing up for yourself, for speaking your truth, for seeking fairness […]

Hold True To Your Values This Week! – Monday Oracle 14 May 2018

“Because we always have a choice, even when it feels like we don’t.” ~  A.C. Gaughen   Hello, Lovelies! May is a month that empowers you to take the long view of your goals, and to make decisions and take actions that support those goals. We see that it is pointless to put ourselves under […]

Easy Moist Lemon, Rosemary and Cider Roast Chicken Recipe

“If the home is a body, the table is the heart, the beating centre, the sustainer of life and health.”  ~ Shauna Niequist   I’m still getting over the flu, so I’m tired and useless and have no energy or brain for anything much at all. But we had friends arriving home to our village who’ve […]

Keeping It Real For You

“A good selfie is when you successfully capture the feeling of that very moment!”  ~ Anamika Mishra   Yesterday I ventured out into the world for the first time in weeks. This flu has really laid me low, and I’m still far from well but yesterday Ben, Cafe Dog and I went out to check the […]

Never Off Duty – My Latest Strange Psychic Experience!

“Not everything we experience can be explained by logic or science.”  ~ Linda Westphal I didn’t blog yesterday because I was sleeping in. I was sleeping in because I’d been up half the night. There was a reason for that, though. One that extends beyond my current flu and health issues that have been keeping me […]

That 2am Place – A Lesson In Mindfulness for Insomniacs

“It was that sort of sleep in which you wake every hour and think to yourself that you have not been sleeping at all; you can remember dreams that are like reflections, daytime thinking slightly warped.”  ~ Kim Stanley Robinson I’m still in the grip of this flu. Not only that, I’m stuck in the city […]

My Latest Obscenities…

“Whenever you speak the truth, someone will be offended.”  ~ Laurence Overmire Yesterday I posted about having the flu (no fun!) and with that post I included pictures of myself showing me as I am right now – sick with the flu! Thanks to everyone who sent me messages of love, care and support. I’m so […]

Me, Flu and You!

  “There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments — there are consequences.”  ~ Robert G. Ingersoll You might have noticed I’ve dropped off the face of the Earth these past few weeks. There’s a reason for that. I’ve just come face-to-face with a very nasty strain of influenza. For most people flu is a mild […]

The Energies of May – 2018

“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”  ~ Gloria Steinem Hello, Lovelies  Take a deep breath, schedule some downtime, and welcome the energies of May. May is a month that empowers you to take the long view of your goals, and to […]

A Week Of Increasing Courage! Monday Oracle 30 April 2018

“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.”  ~ Jim Morrison   Hello, Lovelies! I know, I’ve been very quiet this last little while and I’ll tell you all about that in another post, but meanwhile let’s talk Monday Oracle! It’s […]

Join our Book Reading Challenge for April 2018

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”   ~  Marcus Tullius Cicero Do you love to read? In January of 2017 a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. It was a fine year of reading, friendship and sharing of our love of stories and all things book-related. […]

How to do a walking meditation

“When you look at the sun during your walking meditation, the mindfulness of the body helps you to see that the sun is in you; without the sun there is no life at all and suddenly you get in touch with the sun in a different way.”  ~ Thich Nhat Hanh   Do you have […]

Three In a Row!

“The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.”  ~ W.C. Fields This morning I’m celebrating a minor miracle at my house. For the past three nights I have gone to bed, fallen asleep and then woken in the morning. It’s been years (at least fifteen!) since I’ve had an uninterrupted night’s sleep, […]

How to nurture your Spiritual Connection

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.”  ~ Joseph Cambell   Have you seen the bumper sticker that says ‘We are all Spiritual Beings having a Human Experience’? If you’re reading this, chances are that you are awakening to your own Spiritual Self. […]

Monday Oracle 16 April 2018

“Gratitude for the seemingly insignificant—a seed—this plants the giant miracle.”  ~ Ann Voskamp   Hello, Lovelies! April is a month that brings a delicious flow of new ideas and inspiration. Your job is to honour this flow, making room for change in your life and for acting on these ideas and inspired thoughts. If you’ve […]

Will You Honour Your Own Needs This Weekend?

“Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.”  ~  Karl Lagerfeld Hello, my lovelies! I was reminded of something powerful yesterday, while attending this three-day professional development conference with Ben. I know you’ll understand because it’s something that almost all intuitives […]

Are You Making Time To Learn And Grow?

“The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see […]

No Blog Because…

“Daily dawns another day; I must up, to make my way. Though I dress and drink and eat, Move my fingers and my feet, Learn a little, here and there, Weep and laugh and sweat and swear, Hear a song, or watch a stage, Leave some words upon a page, Claim a foe, or hail […]

Maybe It’s Time To Be More Fully You…

“Don’t compromise yourself – you’re all you have.”  ~  John Grisham   Be yourself. Be authentic. It’s what everyone tells you. In fact it’s totally hip to be authentic. But how far should you go? I’m creating a new website right now. My old one is awful – a static site I can’t change after my […]

Revitalization Week Ahead! Monday Oracle 9 April 2018

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the single candle will not be shortened.”  ~ “The Teaching of Buddha.”    Hello, Lovelies! April is a month that brings a delicious flow of new ideas and inspiration. Your job is to honour this flow, making room for change in […]

Date Savers For May Pop Up Shop and Workshops!

“Your inner strength is your outer foundation”  ~ Allan Rufus We’re thrilled to announce our next Brisbane Pop Up Shop and One Day workshops! All events will be held between Friday May 25 and Sunday May 27 at St Colomb’s Church Hall,  23 Victoria St, Clayfield. That’s in Brisbane, QLD, Australia. Friday May 25 is our Pop Up […]

Easy Stewed Pears Recipe

“It is, in my view, the duty of an apple to be crisp and crunchable, but a pear should have such a texture as leads to silent consumption.” ~ Edward Bunyard After the excess of Easter it is a relief to be back to simple food again. One of Autumn’s great pleasures for me is pears. This […]

Understanding Intuition and Gut Instinct

“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.”  ~ Oprah Winfrey There is an unseen force that lives within each of us, and that connects us all.  We are energetic by nature, and that energy can guide us if only we can tune in to it.  One of the simplest ways to do this is […]

The Energies of April– 2018

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”  ~ Vincent van Gogh Hello, Lovelies  April is a month that brings a delicious flow of new ideas and inspiration. Your job is […]

Easter Egg Oracle for 2018

“Hedwig didn’t return until the end of the Easter holidays. Percy’s letter was enclosed in a package of Easter eggs that Mrs. Weasley had sent. Both Harry’s and Ron’s were the size of dragon eggs, and full of home-made toffee. Hermione’s, however, was smaller than a chicken’s egg. Her face fell when she saw it. […]

Join our Book Reading Challenge for March 2018

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”   ~  William Styron, Conversations with William Styron Do you love to read? In January of 2017 a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. It was a fine year of reading, […]

Cadbury Creme Egg and Salted Caramel Cheesecake Recipe

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!”  ~ Mae West Easter’s almost here. A while ago a friend and I were throwing around ideas for an Easter Dessert. We wanted something decadent but easy to make – one that was seasonal and delicious and a bit over-the-top. Welcome to the Cadbury Creme Egg and […]

This Quiet Morning

  “Outside, there was that predawn kind of clarity, where the momentum of living has not quite captured the day. The air was not filled with conversation or thought bubbles or laughter or sidelong glances. Everyone was sleeping, all of their ideas and hopes and hidden agendas entangled in the dream world, leaving this world […]

Let’s Talk About What Forgiveness Really Means

“There is great change to be experienced once you learn the power of letting go. Stop allowing anyone or anything to control, limit, repress, or discourage you from being your true self! Today is YOURS to shape – own it – break free from people and things that poison or dilute your spirit.”  ~ Steve Maraboli […]

Want a little Joy in your life?

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”  ~ Rumi 2018 is a year for connection, community, creativity and collaboration. To honour the spirit of this energy I’ll be writing an occasional post this year about my friends, students and community members to share their work and ideas […]

Forgiveness As A Path To Freedom – Monday Oracle 26 March 2018

“We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.”  ―Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love   Hello, Lovelies! March is a month for relationships, commitment to what matters to us, and for being unapologetically ourselves. The more we stay true to ourselves in March the more we will […]

Breaking Curses – Leaving Fear Behind

“There is only one curse that really exists and that is to believe naively that curses really exist!”  ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Every year I receive messages from the public or see clients who tell me that all of the suffering in their life is because of a curse someone has put upon them on or […]

Healthy Bounty Bar Easter Eggs!

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”  ~ Charles M. Schulz Easter is only a few weeks away and it can be a real drag for chocolate lovers if you are on a restricted diet or a sugar-free diet. Bounty Bars are one of my favourite chocolates. Ben’s too. […]

10 Ways To Be Kind to Yourself

“There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.“  ~ Brian Andreas Mostly when we think of kindness, we think of how we can act towards others. But today I want to focus on another equally important type […]

Are You Protecting What Matters? – Monday Oracle 19 March 2018

“If you want to live an authentic, meaningful life, you need to master the art of disappointing and upsetting others, hurting feelings, and living with the reality that some people just won’t like you. It may not be easy, but it’s essential if you want your life to reflect your deepest desires, values, and needs.”  […]

I Have A Favour To Ask You

“When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”  ~  Albert Camus If you […]

It’s a Fairy Forest here at the farm!

“Few humans see fairies or hear their music, but many find fairy rings of dark grass, scattered with toadstools, left by their dancing feet.”  ~ Judy Allen We’ve had a furious amount of rain here at the farm these past few weeks. Everything is damp and waterlogged, but green green green! On my morning walk I […]

Retreat Snaps – Spiritual Awakening 2018

“Meeting a stranger can be totally fleeting and meaningless, for example, unless you enter the individual’s world by finding out at least one thing that is meaningful to his or her life and exchange at least one genuine feeling. Tuning in to others is a circular flow: you send yourself out toward people; you receive […]

Monday Oracle -12 March 2018

“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.”  ― C. JoyBell C.   Hello, Lovelies! March is a month for relationships, commitment to what matters to us, and for being unapologetically ourselves. The more we stay true to ourselves in March […]

What To Do After Meditation

“Meditate, visualize and create your own reality and the universe will simply reflect back to you.”  ~ Amit Ray Do you meditate? It’s one of the things we are practicing on retreat right now. Even a few minutes a day, done regularly, can change your life – bringing calm and increasing your ability to cope […]

Have You Seen The Night Sky Lately?

“Before we invented civilization our ancestors lived mainly in the open out under the sky. Before we devised artificial lights and atmospheric pollution and modern forms of nocturnal entertainment we watched the stars. There were practical calendar reasons of course but there was more to it than that. Even today the most jaded city dweller […]

Last One Standing

“Each young person is a poet of sorts, trying to sort out the poetics of their inner life and its relation to the great world around it. Each elder is a philosopher of sorts, trying to sort out the meanings and gleanings of a life as well as the necessary implications of the presence of […]

  “On the fifth day, which was a Sunday, it rained very hard. I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.”  ~ Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time It’s windy and raining here at retreat. During the night we […]

We’re On Retreat!

  “In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” ~ Albert Camus   Today we enter Retreat until Sunday 11 March. It’s a sacred time for me and my team and for our retreat participants as we walk this spiritual path together, learning, sharing, connecting and finding time for […]

Opening Our Hearts to Love -Monday Oracle 5 March 2018

“She warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within.” ― Narrator, Beauty and the Beast   Hello, Lovelies! March is a month for relationships, commitment to what matters to us, and for being unapologetically ourselves. The more we stay true to ourselves in March the more we will be able to […]

Lost In Meditation

“The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God’s eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love.”  ~ Meister Eckhart As usual, I began my meditation at 3am this morning, so I might do some night-flying with my aunties and to check on […]

The Taste of Freedom

“When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.”  ~ Nelson Mandela We always clip our dogs onto short leads on the back seat of the car when we travel. It keeps the dogs confined to their positions (otherwise they’d both be […]

The Energies of March– 2018

“Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.”  ~  Lady Gaga Hello, Lovelies  March is a month for relationships, commitment to what matters to us, and for being unapologetically ourselves. The more we stay true to ourselves in March the more we will be […]

Sorry You Missed Me Yesterday…

  “Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.” ~ Gever Tulley I was intending to blog yesterday, and then I couldn’t. Early on Monday morning I was strapped into a heart monitor and holder for twenty-four hours, and while I was wired I had to stay […]

Join our Book Reading Challenge for February 2018

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”   ~ Voltaire Do you love to read? In January of 2017 a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. It was a fine year of reading, friendship and sharing of our love of […]

My Charming Coffee Companion

“Coffee is real good when you drink it. It gives you time to think. It’s a lot more than just a drink. It’s something happening. Not as in hip, but like an event, a place to be, but not like a location, but like somewhere within yourself. It gives you time, but not actual hours […]

It’s Not Too Late To Join My Business Mentoring Program!

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”  ~ Benjamin Franklin In the past few weeks I’ve been inundated with people asking me if it’s too late for them to join my business mentoring program for 2018. The short answer to that is NO, but the doors won’t […]

Checking In On You

“Are you okay?” ~ Popular movement Hello, Lovelies. This morning in my meditation (and I always include you in my morning meditation) I felt the loneliness some of you feel, and your yearning to have someone to connect with. So, today I’ve made a pot of tea, and gathered some tasty treats and put a […]

Monday Oracle – 19 February 2018

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”  ― Suzy Kassem   Hello, Lovelies! In February we are building on the strength and intuitive connection we found for ourselves at the beginning of the year. February brings opportunities for planning, learning and growing in order to bring about positive change. Keep that in mind as we look […]

The restorative power of deep rest

“It’s in the morning, for most of us. It’s that time, those few seconds when we’re coming out of sleep but we’re not really awake yet. For those few seconds we’re something more primitive than what we are about to become. We have just slept the sleep of our most distant ancestors, and something of […]

My Magical Magnolia Owl Tree

“Have you ever looked at the bud of a magnolia flower? It’s a tight little pod that stays closed up for a long time on the end of its branch until one day, out of nowhere, it finally bursts open into this gigantic, gorgeous, fragrant flower that’s ten times bigger than the bud itself. It’s […]

Valentine Cupcake Oracle – A Reading for Love!

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”  ~Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Valentine’s Day has a wonderful sentiment – that we should celebrate love and lovers, that we should name the emotions that often sit silent in our heart. But why have just one day for the celebration of love?  Why not […]

The Comfort of my Mala

  “Why must people kneel down to pray? If I really wanted to pray I’ll tell you what I’d do. I’d go out into a great big field all alone or in the deep, deep woods and I’d look up into the sky—up—up—up—into that lovely blue sky that looks as if there was no end […]

Monday Oracle – 12 February 2018

“She decided to free herself, dance into the wind, create a new language. And birds fluttered around her, writing “yes” in the sky.”   ~ Monique Duval   Hello, Lovelies! In February we are building on the strength and intuitive connection we found for ourselves at the beginning of the year. February brings opportunities for planning, […]

It’s The Weekend. I Have A Project For You!

“I live to enjoy life by the littlest things, feeling the grass between my toes, breathing fresh air, watching the wind sway the trees, enjoying the company of loved ones, a deep conversation, getting lost in a good book, going for a walk in nature, watching my kids grow up. Just the feeling itself of […]

Why You Need To Be On My March Retreat!

“Your soul knows the geography of your destiny. Your soul alone has the map of your future, therefore you can trust this indirect, oblique side of yourself. If you do, it will take you where you need to go, but more important it will teach you a kindness of rhythm in your journey.”  ~ John O’Donohue […]

How to Check In with Yourself Each Morning

“Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.”  ~  Glen Cook After yesterday’s post where I talked about the importance of self-care and of knowing and honouring your priorities in life this year I had a flood of messages from people asking me how to actually do […]

In case of trauma, Melbourne Breakfast…

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”  ~ Douglas Adams   I’ve had a busy few days since Friday, the day of our anniversary Vomageddon. I worked all Saturday in Brisbane doing psychic readings and coaching, which was wonderful and then […]

Monday Oracle – 5 February 2018

“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”  ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince   Hello, Lovelies! In February we are building on the strength and intuitive connection we found for ourselves at the beginning […]

Ah, the Romance… (sob)

“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. ”  ~ Elinor Glyn Thank you so much for all of your anniversary wishes. Ben and I are very grateful for your love and support. I’d like to tell you that yesterday was truly romantic – the stuff of dreams and […]

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