And so to blog ..

And so to blog ..

posting, talking, recommending; people, places, products and more: a copy of Deadly Diplomacy and a glass of Bolly; all good things Made by the Forge; Green People make-up; homemade jam; shopping, sharing, living & loving!

Sankta Lucia a light in the darkness

13th December 16

It would be stretching the truth to say that York Minster is on my doorstep, but it is nevertheless very doable,  and I have been thinking of going to the Sankta Lucia festival for a few years.  This year I had a firm intention and bagged my seat.  What a treat! Sankta Lucia

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Sankta Lucia a  light in the darkness

Perfect health; not just a pipe dream

21st August 16

Ayurveda is the science of life, the knowledge of how to achieve and maintain perfect health.  Originating from the ancient vedic knowledge of India, it is the most comprehensive system of health care in the world today. To call it holistic would be selling it too short because ayurveda is so much

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Perfect health; not just a pipe dream

King's College Choir

12th December 15

My Christmas is not complete without carols and I have yet to find anything to top the choir of King's College, Cambridge.  One of the great representatives of the British choral tradition, their rendition of "All Bells in Paradise" is just sublime.  They have been delighting swith their voices since

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King's College Choir

Meditation

5th August 15

It's not wacky, it's not weird and millions of people are at it every day.   As a VERY long term meditator, I speak from considerable experience and the transcendental meditation technique is simple to learn, quick to do, and best of all it really does work.   Extensive studies have concluded that TM is profoundly effective

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Meditation