Poetry Friday

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Hope      Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune–without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And… Continue reading

Washing up meditation

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Anything you do with awareness is meditation. Just quietly concentrating on your own breathing is meditation. Chores are a great way of practising. Enjoy the feeling of the warm water on your hands.… Continue reading

Broccoli fights breast cancer

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According to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, a compound derived from broccoli could help prevent or treat breast cancer by targeting cancer stem cells( the… Continue reading

Lessons from Riverdance

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Terry Hershey recounts this tale which really struck a cord with me after my musings on keeping that holiday feeling alive. On NPR’s This American Life , Ira Glass interviewed a young woman,… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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Did you know that asparagus has been used from early times as a vegetable and medicine? There is a recipe for cooking asparagus in the oldest surviving book of recipes,  Apicius’s third century AD… Continue reading

Back home again…

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   Hi everyone. Did you miss me?? Well, I am back home again, tired, jet-lagged, with a suit case overflowing with laundry and bits and pieces picked up at the mall, and a heart overflowing with wonderful memories of… Continue reading

Take care while I am away…

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Smile Saturday

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Friday Poetry

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Some of you may recognise the name Somnath, a regular commentator here on the blog, who always provides wonderful insights, and occasionally the perfect poem or verse to suit the theme of a… Continue reading

Have you had your green walk today?

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We all know how important eating a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight and taking regular exercise is to our overall health and well-being. It is not just for the physical benefits, but… Continue reading