The Energies of April – 2017

“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.” ~ Jodi Picoult Hello, Lovelies April has landed, and with it comes strong energy for believing in ourselves and reclaiming our direction. This is your life. It’s yours to […]

My Current Top Five ‘Not Blogging Reasons’

“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been”.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut   Ben and I came home from holidays with the world’s worst gastro bug. Due to illness-induced misery coupled with jet lag and insomnia, I was only ever awake at ridiculous o’clock, and never at blogging central time. Somewhere […]

Chakra Journal Challenge: Week 4 – Solar Plexus Chakra

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ― May Sarton “I’m the Boss of Me!” ~ Nicole Cody, aged 5   Hello, and welcome to Week Four of our Chakra Journal Challenge! Every Tuesday in March and April I will post a Journal for you, […]

Gratitude; A Way to Comfort Ourselves – Monday Oracle 27 March 2017

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. I use any oracle or tarot cards shown as a […]

Vale, Tony, my precious friend

“Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said. A child or a book or a painting or a house or a wall built or a pair of shoes made. Or a garden planted. Something your hand touched some way so your soul has somewhere to go when you die, and when people […]

Travelling With Bukowski

“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I always travel with a book. Sometimes several. But this trip I decided to load e-books on my kindle, as […]

Chakra Journal Challenge: Week 3 – Sacral Chakra

“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” ~ Osho   Hello, and welcome […]

Choosing Joy Now! – Monday Oracle for 20 March 2017

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh   Hello, Lovelies. The oracle card I have chosen to guide us this week is ‘Joy’ from the Chakra Wisdom Oracle Deck by Tori Hartman. If you read my forecast for March, you’ll remember […]

Mala Beads – How To Be Calm Anywhere!

“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” ~ Pema Chödrön     Sometimes I find myself in stressful situations or noisy places where I want to calm myself, soothe anxiety or practice mindfulness, and where my normal meditation techniques aren’t effective or appropriate. Take travel for example. Travel can mean crowded […]

Highlights of Cebu

“No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.” ~ Elbert Hubbard   I’ve been in Cebu the past several days, attending a wonderful conference for entrepreneurs. (Thank you, Chris Ducker!) While I’ve been here I have also made healing mandalas for my morning meditation each day, I have […]

Let There Be Sleep!

“We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.” ~ Leonora Carrington   My conference here in Cebu is drawing to a close. Last night we finished the formal activities with a White Party on the beach. A fabulous […]

Chakra Journal Challenge: Week 2 – Base Chakra

“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” ~ Maya Angelou   Hello, and welcome to Week Two of our Chakra Journal Challenge! Every Tuesday in March and April I will post a Journal Challenge for you, based upon a […]

The True Cost of Dreams – Monday Oracle 13 March 2017

“The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Hello, Lovelies. The oracle card I have chosen to guide us this week is ‘Wisdom’ from the Chakra Wisdom Oracle Deck by Tori Hartman. If you […]

Letting Myself Cry…

“The cure for anything is salt water. Sweat, tears, or the ocean.” ~ Isak Dinesen   It’s been building up for a while. I do my best to manage it. I meditate twice daily. I ground myself. I sit in awareness and go gently when I need to. But it’s never enough…   All the […]

Morning Healing Meditation Mandalas

“Outside the open window The morning air is all awash with angels.” ~ Richard Wilbur, Collected Poems, 1943-2004 “The period between four and six in the morning is called the Brahmamuhurta, the Brahmic time, or divine period, and is a very sacred time to meditate. ” ~ Swami Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras   And now […]

Highlights of Vietnam

“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” ~ Lao Tzu Vietnam has been a fabulous holiday – full of delicious food, temples, crystals, lots of opportunities for meditation and quiet time, and for immersion in the hustle and bustle. One of the best things about this trip has been […]

Chakra Journal Challenge: Week 1 – Feet Chakras

“It was when I stopped searching for home within others and lifted the foundations of home within myself I found there were no roots more intimate than those between a mind and body that have decided to be whole.” ~ Rupi Kaur   Hello, and welcome to Week One of our Chakra Journal Challenge! Every […]

Is Perfection Your Secret Disease? – Oracle for Monday 6 March 2017

“Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in.” ~ Leonard Cohen Hello, Lovelies! The oracle card I have chosen to guide us this week is ‘Perfection’ from the Chakra Wisdom Oracle Deck by Tori Hartman. If you read my forecast for March, you’ll […]

Join Our Book Reading Challenge – March 2017

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ~ Mark Twain Do you love to read? In January a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. Already we have read some fine books, and learned about new reading possibilities from our friends who have posted […]

The Energies of March – 2017

“Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.” ~ Albert Einstein “Systems and processes will always surpass motivation.” ~ Chris Matakas   Hello, Lovelies Suddenly, here we are at March. It’s a pivotal month, because this is the month where we begin to realise that no matter how motivated we are, if […]

Chakra Journal Challenge: Orientation

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Hello, and welcome to Week One of our Chakra Journal Challenge! This week is an orientation week. Today I’ll be taking you through each of the steps that we’ll be using during the Challenge. Every Tuesday […]

A Note of Encouragement For You – Monday Oracle for 27 February 2017

“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.” ~ J.K. Rowling Hello, Lovelies. The oracle card I have chosen to guide us this week is ‘Acceptance’ is from the Chakra Wisdom Oracle Deck by Tori Hartman. If you read my forecast for February, you’ll remember for these last few days […]

Listening To My Body

“The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers; Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon! This Sea that bares her bosom to the moon, The winds that will be howling at all hours, And are […]

Join Me For A New Journalling and Oracle Card Challenge?

“The closer you come to knowing that you alone create the world of your experience, the more vital it becomes for you to discover just who is doing the creating.” ~ Eric Michael Leventhal Keeping a journal is something I’ve done since I was a child. I don’t mean a simple diary, where you record […]

A Taste Of Vietnam

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” ~ Bill Bryson   So, here I am in Vietnam, and our first day […]

Five Things That Made This Week Extra Wonderful Already!

“Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ~ Charles Dickens   1.New Journal Challenge! It’s been a while since I ran a journal and oracle card challenge, so I’ve decided to cook another one up for you. It’s […]

Only Someone Who Has Chronic Pain or Illness Knows…

“Illness is the night side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify […]

Sneaking Back to Bed

“Laugh, even when you feel too sick or too worn out or tired. Smile, even when you’re trying not to cry and the tears are blurring your vision. Sing, even when people stare at you and tell you your voice is crappy. Trust, even when your heart begs you not to. Twirl, even when your […]

We Got 3 Million Views!!!!

“Use the wings of the flying Universe, Dream with open eyes; See in darkness.” ~ Dejan Stojanovic   Goodness! Somehow in the past few days we have reached a new magical number. Three million views. It’s a long way from when I started this blog, thinking no-one would ever read it, and being ecstatic when my […]

Learn to Channel in 2017!

“I suspect everybody has a degree of psychic ability, just as a everybody has a degree of athletic or artistic ability. Some people have special gifts; other people have a particular interest that leads them to develop their abilities. But the phenomenon itself is ordinary and widespread.” ~ Michael Crichton, Travels “Psychic power is the […]

Valentine Chocolate Oracle

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle for Monday 13 February 2017

“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” ~ John F. Kennedy Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. I use any oracle or tarot cards shown as a prompt for channelled messages and my own intuitive wisdom, so my take 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 […]

A Short But Important Message For You

“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” ~ Shannon L. Alder   Every morning when I wake up I sit in meditation. I say prayers for my family and friends, I send healing to those who need it, I send energy and […]

Acceptance – A Short Documentary about Owning Who You Are

“The things that make me different are the things that make me.”  ~ A.A. Milne “You are always welcome at my table.” ~ Nicole Cody   Last year I invited my friend Kerry Warnholtz to come spend some time with me as I prepared for and then ran my Chakra Wisdoms retreat. Kerry is a […]

Taking Time To Tune In

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” ~ Gautama Buddha   I’m late to blogging this morning. Why? As I do every morning, when I woke up I tuned in to myself – to see how I felt, to feel what I needed. […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle for Monday 6 February 2017

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~ Thomas A. Edison   Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. I use any oracle or tarot cards shown as a prompt for channelled […]

Join Our Book Reading Challenge – February 2017

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” ~ Stephen King   Do you love to read? In January a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. Let me explain the Challenge to you. It’s pretty easy!   It involves four simple steps: Read or otherwise consume a book each month. You […]

A Very Quiet Anniversary

“Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup. Give one another of your […]

Easy Chocolate Sour Cream Cake Recipe

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~ Charles M. Schulz   Who doesn’t love chocolate cake? Actually, my husband! But even Ben loves this cake, declaring it ‘the best chocolate cake he has ever tasted’. If you’re looking for a simple, easy, moist chocolate cake recipe that […]

The Energies of February – 2017

“If nothing else in this long and short life, let me be true to my conscience, to the dignity of my own heart. Let me act in a way that says, I have honored my spirit as truly as I have honored others. Let me stand tall and rooted as a mountain in the face […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle for Monday 30 January, 2017

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. […]

Rain, Birdbaths and Melbourne Breakfast Tea

“Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.” ~ Victor Hugo   Yesterday was Friday. Friday in our household is also now our official Nicole and Ben Day. It’s a day that we have chosen to dedicate […]

Unexpected Gifts – Nurse Bert!

“Acts of Kindness: A random act of kindness, no matter how small, can make a tremendous impact on someone else’s life.” ~ Roy T. Bennett   It’s been a hard few weeks, with the loss of our precious dog Bert. It’s also been rough because I am still fighting the antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection that I […]

Guided Meditation For Clearing Guilt, Grief and Trauma

“But pain’s like water. It finds a way to push through any seal. There’s no way to stop it. Sometimes you have to let yourself sink inside of it before you can learn how to swim to the surface.” ~ Katie Kacvinsky   A good friend of mine is unwell right now. I’m not surprised. […]

Death Of A Friend – Saying Goodbye to Bert

“We who choose to surround ourselves with lives even more temporary than our own, live within a fragile circle; easily and often breached. Unable to accept its awful gaps, we would still live no other way. We cherish memory as the only certain immortality, never fully understanding the necessary plan.” ~ Irving Townsend   And […]

Small Steps, Repeated Often, Lead to Results

“A year from now you will wish you had started today.” ~ Karen Lamb Did you get that thing about small steps? Let me repeat that for you. Small steps, repeated often, lead to results. This can work either way. Bad habits, even small ones, cumulatively will take us a long way in the wrong […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle for Monday 22 January 2017

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. I use any oracle or tarot cards shown as a prompt for channelled messages and my own intuitive […]

Calling All Lightworkers – Breathe in Pain, Breathe out Peace

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr   Have you been feeling unsettled or agitated? Have you felt overwhelmed with world events or climactic ones? Are there problems closer to home causing you distress? At times it […]

Black Sticky Rice Pudding Recipe – Gluten Free, Vegan, Yum!

“I like rice. Rice is great if you’re hungry and want 2000 of something. ” ~ Mich Ehrenborg   This is truly one of those comfort-in-a-bowl dishes. Black sticky rice pudding is popular in Thailand and parts of Asia. It can be eaten warm or cold, and makes a delicious dessert, but it’s equally good […]

Standing Under Old Trees

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ―~ Rachel Carson   This morning, after a restless night, I slept […]

A Quiet Wednesday Today

“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” ~ Kahlil Gibran   Wednesday is my day for posting about death and dying. Today just happens to be Ben’s birthday as well. And for us, death and dying just came […]

Honey Pepper Beef Marinade and Stirfry Recipe

“I just love Chinese food. My favourite dish is number 27.” ~ Clement Attlee   Note: Finally, the recipe I tried to post the other day! This is the one that kept uploading pictures of the beach, instead of my food pictures. How grateful I am now that this post was already written and only […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle Reading for Monday 16 January

“Grief does not change you… It reveals you.” ~ John Green Hello, dear friends! I apologise that today’s post is late in coming. In fact I was unsure if I would even be able to write it at all. But here it is. Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the […]

Why I Know The Universe Supports My New Friday Scheme

“These are the days that must happen to you.” ~ Walt Whitman   I decided recently, as part of my yearly Year of ME Planning Summit, to make Fridays ‘Ben and Nicole Days’. I already have ‘Unplugged Sundays’. I started that last year, and it has been one of the best things I’ve ever done. […]

The Weirdest Thing Happened to My Blog This Morning…

“Weird stuff just follows you around, Nic!” ~ Ben (Husband!)   I was trying to get a blog post loaded this morning. A recipe. With lots of food action shots. But when I went to upload them I got this: And this: And this: All photos from a long ago beach trip. I could not […]

Let The Dying Live!

“You’ve got this life and while you’ve got it, you’d better kiss like you only have one moment, try to hold someone’s hand like you will never get another chance to, look into people’s eyes like they’re the last you’ll ever see, watch someone sleeping like there’s no time left, jump if you feel like […]

My Top Five Ways To Get Some Reflection Time

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ~ Søren Kierkegaard   We’re sitting in a terrific month for reflection, reinvention and connection. So how do we do that? Here are my top five ways to find that headspace where we can explore the past and imagine the future…   1 […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle Reading for Monday 9 January

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~ Aristotle   Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. ‘Wisdom’ is from the Chakra Wisdom Oracle Deck by Tori Hartman. The week ahead is so well suited to supporting us as we seek to find […]

Join My 2017 Book Reading Challenge!

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C.S. Lewis   A funny thing happened on my Facebook page the other day. We posted a rather lovely graphic, and suddenly there was a swarm of responses. Why? I just happened to ask what book […]

Mango-Misu – A Delicious and Easy Dessert!

“Take your pleasure seriously.” ~ Charles Eames   Every New Year’s Eve we have a small party at the farm, to celebrate life, the ending of the old year and the coming of the new AND the birthday of a dear friend. What party of such calibre would be complete without dessert? Mango Misu (or […]

The Strange Dream

“Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions.” ~ Edgar Cayce   I had the strangest dream last night. A dream that seemed less like a dream and more like a garden party. My grandfather was there, handsome and charming as ever. Dressed in his best summer nautical whites. My grandfather passed away some years ago. […]

Conversations About Dying – We Need To Have Them!

“When the time comes to die, make sure that all you have to do is die!” ~ Jim Elliot “Everybody will die, but very few people want to be reminded of that fact.” ~ Lemony Snicket   This post is the next in my Wednesday series on Death and Dying…   Last year a good […]

The Energies of January – 2017

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt   Hello, Lovelies Happy New Year! January is not just a new month, it’s the beginning of a whole new energetic cycle. It’s a month that […]

This Blog Is Late Because… January 2 – My Day of Rest!

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” ~ John Lubbock, The Use Of Life   After days of insanely long hours putting […]

January 1, 2017 – Guidance for the Year Ahead

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” ~ Barack Obama   Happy New Year, and welcome […]

After Meditation, Beach!

“hark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic…” ~ Van Morrison   So, my lovelies, I meditated at the crystal grid until 2am for all of us. A huge effort, and this morning I am thoroughly exhausted. But happy. So now […]

Want to Join Me For A New Moon Meditation Tomorrow?

“And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” ~ T.S. Eliot   Tomorrow night is the new moon. The […]

Last Chance To Add Your Name To Our Grid

“Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, ‘This is the real me’, and when you have found that attitude, follow it.” ~  William James   I’m closing off our grid in a few hours. After 12pm Sydney time I […]

The Week Ahead – Monday Oracle for Monday 26 December

  “God speaks to us every day only we don’t know how to listen.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi “Open your mind and let the universe speak to you.” ~ Bangambiki Habyarimana   Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, the last one for 2016, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. ‘Inner […]

Christmas Gift Oracle For You!

“May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!”   ~ Author Unknown   Will you join me for a cup of tea so I can give you a little Christmas present? Here’s the tea. Come sit with me and let me tell you how glad I am to have you in […]

I have a Christmas Gift for You!

“They always gives me bath salts,” complained Nobby. “And bath soap and bubble bath and herbal bath lumps and tons of bath stuff and I can’t think why, ‘cos it’s not as if I hardly ever has a bath. You’d think they’d take the hint, wouldn’t you?” ~ Terry Pratchett* (*Apologies, because I’ve actually used […]

Day off? Yep, I’m doing it!

“Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” ~  Maya Angelou   It’s my busiest time of year, and somehow I seem to have gone from quietly recovering from surgery to rocketing […]

Dear Empaths and Intuitives, Go Gently Right Now!

“Sometimes I think, I need a spare heart to feel all the things I feel.” ~ Sanober Khan   Hello, lovely friends. Empaths and intuitives everywhere will be feeling more tired and emotionally open (read fragile, emotionally hypersensitive, exhausted and possibly moody or broken) right now. It’s not your fault. There’s nothing wrong with you. You’re […]

See How Our Grid Has Grown…

“Think about our bodies. We’re a chain of veins and organs and they’re all interconnected. If something isn’t going right in one area, the whole system can get out of whack. That’s the way I see the world. We’re all connected. I don’t see myself as this separate entity. I see things in a much […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle Reading for Monday 19 December

“Sometimes I think there are only two instructions we need to follow to develop and deepen our spiritual life: slow down and let go.” ~ Oriah Mountain Dreamer “At the end of the day, it isn’t where I came from. Maybe home is somewhere I’m going and never have been before.” ~ Warsan Shire   […]

What Are You Ready To Give Up?

“Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.” ~ Mark Twain   Tomorrow, the 17th of December, sees the beginning of the energies of the new year arriving. 2017 will show her face early this year. So that means today truly is the last […]

Moonlight Meditation and Old Tree Energy

“It was the kind of moon that I would want to send back to my ancestors and gift to my descendants so they know that I too, have been bruised…by beauty.” ~ Sanober Khan   I’m late posting today, because I was up so late last night. Lats night I sat in meditation in a […]

It’s Here! Year of ME Planner 2017 and Other Good Stuff!

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” ~  E. B. White “Dear E.B. White, if you had my Year of ME Planner you could do both!” ~ Nicole Cody   There is one thing […]

Year of ME 2017 Planner News!

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” ~ Mark Twain   It’s almost here! Tomorrow I’ll fling open the doors of my online shop and welcome you in to see my latest offerings. 🙂 Please be patient. I’m trying to. I almost […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle Reading for Monday 12 December

“Civilization is always threatened from below, by patterns of belief and emotion that may once have been useful to our ancestors, but that are useful no longer.” ~ Roger Scruton “Whereas moral courage is the righting of wrongs, creative courage, in contrast, is the discovering of new forms, new symbols, new patterns on which a […]

My Friendship Garden

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” ~ Alfred Tennyson   I cut some hydrangea flowers this week, and placed them in a glass by my kitchen sink. They’re Angela’s hydrangeas, or at least that’s how I think of them. They have grown from cuttings […]

Join My Ancestors and Songlines Crystal Healing Grid

“The songs of our ancestors are also the songs of our children.” ― Philip Carr-Gomm   Here on our farm I’ve made a special healing grid for us, as 2016 staggers to a close. This crystal grid is anchored by an Aboriginal stone club head representing masculine energy, and a selenite fish tail representing feminine […]

A Message for Empaths and Sensitive Souls

“The real warriors in this world are the ones that see the details of another’s soul. They see the transparency behind walls people put up. They stand on the battlefield of life and expose their heart’s transparency, so other’s can finish the day with hope. They are the sensitive souls that understand that before they […]

Crazy Wild Weather!

“Suddenly all the sky is hid As with the shutting of a lid, One by one great drops are falling Doubtful and slow, Down the pane they are crookedly crawling, And the wind breathes low; Slowly the circles widen on the river, Widen and mingle, one and all; Here and there the slenderer flowers shiver, […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle Reading for Monday 5 December

“There’s always a moment that separates the past from the future, and that moment is now.” ~ Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel   Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. ‘Possibilities’ is from the Osho Zen Tarot deck and it signals opportunities for us to gain much-needed […]

The Tawny Family Shows Off Baby!

“She had blue skin, And so did he. He kept it hid And so did she. They searched for blue Their whole life through, Then passed right by- And never knew.” ~ Shel Silverstein   We have a family of Tawny Frogmouths that nest in the teak tree outside our kitchen window every year. They […]

The Energies of December – 2016

“Sometimes, you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead.” ~ Yvonne Woon   Hello, Lovelies December is here, and after the crazy ramped-up energies that were November things are shifting back to a slower gear! December is a month for truly giving thought to who we are, where we’ve been, […]

What Happens When We Die?

“There once was a girl who found herself dead. She peered over the ledge of heaven and saw that back on earth her sister missed her too much, was way too sad, so she crossed some paths that would not have crossed, took some moments in her hand shook them up and spilled them like […]

Today, I’m Off The Grid…

“While you’ll feel compelled to charge forward it’s often a gentle step back that will reveal to you where you are and what you truly seek.” ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru   I’m bone tired. Lots going on and an action-packed weekend so soon after my surgery meant that this was bound to happen – that I’d wake […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle Reading for Monday 28 November

“May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke   Hello, Friends! Welcome to the final days of these fabulous November energies. Here’s the oracle card I have chosen, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. ‘Totality’ is from […]

Doing The Scary Thing Is Good For Us!

  “There is no illusion greater than fear.” ~ Lao Tzu   I did the scary thing last night. In front of quite a large group of people I sat in trance and brought my Guides through so that they could address the group directly. I wasn’t sure how it would go. I wasn’t sure […]

Pop Up Shop Changed Hours for Friday!

Hi Lovelies! We have just found out that the Anglican Hall has accidentally double-booked us!!! We will still have access to the hall today, but not until 4pm. I’m so sorry for any inconvenience! We’ll set up just as quickly as we can, and if you want to help us out with that your help […]

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