Happy Dysfunctional Christmas

Greetings reader and I hope this finds you warm and well.  I’m sitting here by the fire with the Christmas tree up, the children in bed and trying to find the Christmas spirit.

I’ve heard myself say too often recently ‘I hate Christmas’ and I’ve been wondering if that’s true or if it’s just a … Read more


What a strange couple of weeks. Two weekends ago I was immersed in cousins and extended family,  this week is half term with my partner and the children visiting friends at Findhorn…and I’m finding both weeks exhausting!

Don’t get me wrong, I love all of the people concerned very much, they are among my … Read more

Finding the Shaman Inside

0630 the alarm goes. Down stairs, kettle on, hang the washing up, upstairs with hot drinks for the children, stories in bed, uniform, breakfast, walk to school in the wind and rain, kisses, buy milk on the way back, kettle on, laptop on, and here I am, the everyday Shaman…just like you.

Aren’t we amazing? … Read more

Divorce and Separation

I’ve spent a lot of time recently with women who are going through divorces and separations, and I’ve been there myself.

What strikes me about all of us, is the way we are torn between doing what we know to be best for ourselves, and balancing that with what is best for the children.  One … Read more

More dreams…

So, it’s 0430 and I really should be still in bed as we’re meant to be getting up early for our trip to Greece where I’ll be co-facilitating Family Fortnight at www.kalikalos.com.  The boys are so excited and so am I …so of course…just when I really need sleep, it eludes me.

I’m also … Read more