Heart Meditation of Compassion

For many years I have on and off followed the work and research of the HeartMath Institute. Their mission is “to help people bring their physical, mental and emotional systems into balanced alignment with their heart’s intuitive guidance. This unfolds the path for becoming heart-empowered individuals who choose the way of love, which they demonstrate through compassionate care for … More Heart Meditation of Compassion

Scent Sleuth

The air has been so thick and heavy of late, I thought it time to bring in some sweetness and light. I have become a Scent Sleuth. You may recall I recently wrote about The Scent of Life = my love for perfumes. And how I find it difficult, at times well nigh impossible, to … More Scent Sleuth

What’s happening?!

It seems the last week has turned topsy turvy. Putin has decided to act like a big bully and forcefully take what doesn’t belong to him. The eastern seaboard of Australia is experiencing massive flooding the likes of which has not been seen, according to some, for 1000 years. Certainly the country town I had … More What’s happening?!

Just Orchids

Orchids are exotic. Delicate. Beautiful.  And one of the most highly loved flowers. They represent luxury, beauty and strength.  Bountiful in their variety, there are  about 880 genres and 250,000 different species. Their exotic-ness comes form the unusual geometric shape of the petals. They look nothing like the  normal garden variety flowers.   Celebrating a fourteenth … More Just Orchids

The Scents of Life

I was a snotty nosed little sister who always whinged and whined about wanting to be involved with whatever my older sister was doing. I must have been a right royal pain in the proverbial. But for some reason one Christmas her boyfriend gifted me the tiniest bottle of perfume I had ever seen. It … More The Scents of Life