Seasonal & Natural Living

Walking the Circuit of the Land: Plant Allies and Cycles of Healing

Last winter I moved from the city to a small, rural town, seeking a deeper and more frequent connection with nature, quiet space for introspection, and a more flexible lifestyle (as the cost of living is much less out here). I arrived on Imbolc, raw from almost two years of misfortune and disconnection, and felt… Continue reading Walking the Circuit of the Land: Plant Allies and Cycles of Healing

Seasonal & Natural Living

Forgotten Legacy – Fifty Years After ‘Silent Spring’

The fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson’s seminal work ‘Silent Spring’, was in 2012, published first in the USA in 1962. This was the first book of its kind – an outspoken, powerfully argued and well researched condemnation of the reckless use of pesticides in modern agriculture, in urban and rural pest control… Continue reading Forgotten Legacy – Fifty Years After ‘Silent Spring’