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Pine Cone Hill
With the highest love and respect I invite in the Angels, earth spirit, guides and healing spirits to journey with me today. I journey with pine for prosperity. I light up my chakras I use the colours gold, Green, Deep Purple, red, pink and orange. I reach my roots deep into the Earth going straight […]
From the United Nations Web Site: “Held every year on 21 March, World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression and identity. Practiced throughout history – in every culture and on every continent – poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values, transforming the simplest of […]
Uttarakhand is a state in North India, known for its scenic beauty and the great Himalayas. A large segment of the state comprises of coniferous forests, meadows and valleys. A small section of the subtropical pine forests, have been known, since time immemorial, to be the home of a creature of lore. The golden coloured […]
I decided not to go to the gym yesterday. Instead, I ran outside. It was near fifty degrees with the sun shining. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to run outdoors! It’s been a loooooong winter. I welcomed the deviation in my routine. Not being confined to the indoors was liberating. Nature surrounding me in […]
Another fine day, warm with the sun peeking through the clouds. Last night I had suggested a walk in the Peak District with the kids if the weather was fine. Netti said she was up for it and we had gone and bought all the picnic stuff so we were ready. So, once I had […]
Situated on the famous Route 66 Flagstaff is a great little mountain town with some very cute shops and a good selection of places to eat. It is also a great base for a couple of days. From here you can easily get to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in about 90 minutes. Close to Flagstaff there are a couple of other attractions that we think are worth checking out.
In a couple of weeks time I’m off to New Zealand, the land of mountains, big landscape, rocks, geysers and plains. A timely trip for this assignment I feel! Things to look at beforehand, research/plan, ideas: look more at Jeremy Gardiner and how he portrays rocks, mountains, landscape also, David Tress and his abstract landscapes […]
All that Carnaval razzamataz put away for another year, it’s back to the quiet life this week, in my sunny Algarve hills. North of São Brás de Alportel lies a beautiful, green area which has provided me with many walks. Twice lately I’ve started out from Fonte Filipe, a natural spring in the shape of […]
Since every plan I had thus far for February and March had been scratched from my calendar due to weather or work, I was doubtful June and I would be traveling to an Arena Cross event this past weekend. So doubtful, that I didn’t even mention it to the blogosphere or update my online calendar. […]
On March 13, I visited Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord, MA. The weather was fair and mild; the snow was melting into rivulets; the mud was copious. As Emily Dickinson wrote: Dear March – Come in – How glad I am – I hoped for you before – Put down your Hat – You must […]
This styled shoot was held at 19 Main and featured a winter wonderland concept brought to life with a hot cocoa bar, pine cones and a stunning bouquet filled with textured greenery.
We all like spices, they make food more interesting. So I imagine that we all, from time to time, find ourselves wondering where they come from and what they really are. I don’t just mean where, geographically, but also where, on the plants, do these spices originate. What are they really? What do they look […]