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Living in Harmony with Nature

It is becoming increasingly clear to me how important the idea of harmony is in so many ways. I’ve been reading a book on chemistry recently and this has confirmed to me how the atoms interact with each other along harmonic principles. The space between the nuclei of matter is a complex state of energy […]

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Bealltainn 2021

Take in a deep breath. Let it out and just pause for a moment. The present is filled with the power of new possibilities. We are not who we were a year ago. If you are alive (and I assume you are) the living processes of energetic exchange have not ceased working within each and […]

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World Mental Health Day 2020

ॐ ​सर्वेषां स्वस्तिर्भवतु ।सर्वेषां शान्तिर्भवतु ।सर्वेषां पूर्नं भवतु ।​सर्वेषां मड्गलं भवतु ॥ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः Om Sarveśām Svastir BhavatuSarveśām Shāntir BhavatuSarveśām Pūrnam BhavatuSarveśām Maṇgalam BhavatuOm Shanti, Shanti, Shanti May there be happiness in allMay there be peace in allMay there be completeness in all​May there be success in allOm Peace, Peace, Peace The above was copied […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

As it’s the start of Mental Health Awareness Week I thought I would share this poem I wrote earlier this year. 2020 has been a challenging year hasn’t it. Threshold At the threshold of sleep Falling asleep and waking I encounter the biggest challenge. To step over that threshold Is like a giant leap for […]

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Shocks to the System

Poetry is beautiful and I couldn’t live without it. Sometimes though it feels like an isolating pursuit because generally I tend to read and meditate on poetry in solitude, particularly when I’m getting to grips with the subtleties of Gaelic poetry which I have to look up in the dictionary. It can feel doubly isolating […]

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World Mental Health Day

As it is World Mental Health Day I just thought I’d share a bit on my blog. I have had personal experience of this and it is something which I realise has been a feature all of my adult life. I had my lowest point when I was admitted to hospital (the only time I’ve […]