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I'm in love with Spring!

September 22, 2022
Everywhere life is burgeoning. Every day, everywhere we can see rampant growth: new leaves, buds and blossom....
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The two months after the Midwinter Solstice always seem to be the coldest and wettest time. Having passed the shortest day, I start to long for warmth and sun and blue skies. I am tired of all the layers I need to wear. After my daily cold water dip in the ocean, I yank my ...
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Winter in the garden ... It is so wet underfoot so doing much in the garden this month is a recipe for muddy shoes and dirty fingernails. July is the month to dream of next season's abundance, and drool over the images and promises contained in seed catalogues ... It is the...
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June 2022 musings

June 29, 2022
This is the first of my monthly pieces about Gardening - both inner and outer. My intention is to share practical garden notes and knowledge as well as ponder how those same processes can be applied to our inner landscape. Because I live in New Zealand - or Aotearoa, I will ...
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It’s taken me a while to get this!

I have spent most of my life I trying to suss out what I needed to do in order to be noticed, loved, accepted and taken seriously. And, in the process I have learnt many things and worked with many amazing people. Creating 'Re-imagining Ourselves' a few years ago was the sta...
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Born: 3 June, 1908, Michigan, USA Death: 11 August, 2003 (aged 95 years), Florida, USAViola Brody was one of the humblest women I have had the honour of meeting.And, in her unique way, she was also BOLD. In the USA, Vi Brody was nationally recognised as one of the leading pi...
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Reflections in the deep pool

September 24, 2021
I have been reflecting on the themes that emerged during our  "Growing Older, Growing Bolder" session. In the sharing circle after the visualisation exercise, the theme that emerged was one of softening, a deepening trust in ourselves, a tenderness towards self, a sense...
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A consistent theme for most of my life has been seesawing between, to use my mother's words, 'playing to the gallery' and feeling inadequate and fearful of shining. Moving into being visible and loving it; then getting scared.  Fear has been a familiar companion. Growi...
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​"None of us are getting out of here alive!"

This quote has been attributed to a number of people, including actors Richard Gere and Anthony Hopkins. In fact it originates on a Facebook chat from Nanea Hoffman in May 2015. The quote goes on to encourage the reader to live life to the fullest. Great advice....
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I have always known that the transition to motherhood is a potent time in a woman's life. I have been blown away at how powerful and useful Re-imagining Ourselves has been for a recent participant, Lily-Rose* (not her real name). Lily-Rose is in her mid 30's. She's intelli...
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