Apocalypse 2020: Covid, ‘conspiracy theories’ and waking from the dream

There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see Leonardo da Vinci *Apocalypse, going back to its Greek origins, means uncovering/unveiling/revelation* In a previous post on this blog (here) I referenced the ‘suicides’ of Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington in 2017, a year… Read More Apocalypse 2020: Covid, ‘conspiracy theories’ and waking from the dream

Praise be to plant medicine, skater freaks and Skin from Skunk Anansie’s wee dog

So I started this blog in 2016 after I’d been for my first Ayahuasca retreat (three nights on the gooey jungle juice) and the shaman bird facilitating it asked me if I had one (a blog). I’d gone to the forest in Amsterdam for three days and nights on the occasion of my 35th birthday… Read More Praise be to plant medicine, skater freaks and Skin from Skunk Anansie’s wee dog

The Pool: Women and Anxiety, AKA My Ode to Susie Orbach

I went to this ‘Women and Anxiety’ event hosted by The Pool when I was in quite the wee whirlwind of anxiety myself : panic attacks in place of sleep, pumping heart, pulsating frontal lobes, the all-over body sensation I’ve been best capturing lately via the description ‘fizz’. Like a fizzing all over, and the… Read More The Pool: Women and Anxiety, AKA My Ode to Susie Orbach

Cailíní Secret: No One Is Alone In What They Feel

First thing’s first: that word, cailíní, is an Irish one and it means women (or girls – I mainly remember it from Gaelic classes at my female-only school when the teacher was telling us to shut the f**k up and listen). So Cailíní Secret refers to the secrets of Irish women, as sourced and compiled by fellow… Read More Cailíní Secret: No One Is Alone In What They Feel