In 2004 I quit my job, sold my house, and most of my belongings to set off on one year adventure. I had a pocketful of money, a one-way ticket to Kathmandu, Nepal, and no firm plans but to travel and wander at will with my partner at the time. My travels took me to […]
I Wasn’t Looking For A Knight. I Was Looking For My Sword.
In 2016, I walked the Camino de Santiago, a long-distance hike through Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela. On the first day, I noticed that the vast majority of my fellow pilgrims were young men and that some were looking to connect with female walkers. I got through the first day, politely declining all offers […]
I’m British & White. I Apologise For My Country In Every Land I Roam.
As the issues of racism and privilege raise their head again, British people are re-examining their beliefs and the role that they have played in allowing racism and any form of “privilege” to continue in our world. Yes, our colonial ways have come back to haunt us once again. As you will see from the […]
250 Year Old Award Winning Wild Pear Tree Chopped Down In The Name Of Progress.
The countryside of rural England is a magical place, full of ancient woodlands and forests that are home to gentle creatures and wildlife such as badgers, foxes and rabbits. Indeed, the rolling hills and lush green lands of England are known and appreciated all over the world, having played the muse or backdrop in books, […]
Tree-Huggers Aren’t Hippies. They’re Mother-Loving Rebels.
If you, like me, love Mother Earth and hug a tree from time to time, I’m guessing you’ve been called a hippie at some point in your life. Yet, the origin of tree-hugging didn’t spring up from the peace-loving generation of the sixties or the later new-age movement. Tree-hugging began as a form of non-violent […]
She’s A Diamond In The Rough. How I See A Woman.
“There is no force outside of you greater than the force of life within you. You wear your diamonds on the inside.” I’ve learnt so much about women in my work as a life coach and healer over the last eight years. What it is to be a woman, what issues women face, and how women […]
Jane Goodall “We Are Stealing Our Children’s Future.”
Unless we all get together, now, it will be too late – Dr Jane Goodall The stories of a British woman on an African adventure captivated my imagination as a young girl, especially as I grew up in the United Kingdom. The tales of Dr Jane Goodall, deep in the African jungle, studying the social […]