Sympathy for the Cat

Please allow me to introduce myself I'm a cat of stealth and grace. I've lazed around for long, long years Stole some hearts and sealed their fates. And I was 'round when some pesky mice Stole into the house when it rained. Made damn sure I ate them, Licked my paws then washed my face.... Continue Reading →

She’s a witch!

For over 40 years I dyed my hair every shade imaginable. It all started when I was 16 and my boyfriend - a complete jackass - casually remarked that red hair was trashy. In response to his sweeping statement I immediately dyed my blonde hair a shade of flaming red. This pattern of colourful rebellion... Continue Reading →

Feathered Friends

Jewel-like birds the trees adorn to gather nectar this autumn morn. I'm thankful for their joyous song that fuels my heart to sing along. Text and photos Tomasina Ravenscroft

The Magic of Stories: Part One

The day-dreaming bookworm... As a child I suffered crippling anxiety that made going to school somewhat of an ordeal. I was an over-thinking day-dreamer whose mind wandered far from times-tables and hockey practice. The only part of the week I actually enjoyed was the last period on Friday afternoon's when we sat silently while the... Continue Reading →

Let me tell you a fairy tale…

Once upon a time there was magical young woman. She was feisty and funny, quirky and questioning. She had within her a spirit of adventure and a sense of wonder that would never be satisfied by a life trapped in drudgery. And so the young woman sold everything she had and set out on an... Continue Reading →

Magical Cats

Love them or hate them, there's no doubt that cats are unique creatures.  The qualities that attract those of us enamoured by them - their independent aloofness, haughty nature and soul plumbing gaze - are the very same qualities that others find off-putting and alienating. So why is it that our feline friends and familiars have such a... Continue Reading →

Wisdom from Weeds

If I've learned anything in life, it's that the only moment we have is right now. Nothing else is guaranteed. Deep down we're all aware of this. So why is it we waste so much time worrying about what the future holds, or even more pointlessly what has already happened in the past? Reliving old... Continue Reading →

The Eclectic Path

I've been walking the spiritual path for as long as I can remember, and for much of that time I never really fitted into the neat little box that others would have liked me to occupy. It's been a bumpy road with many twists and turns along the way. As a child I attended Sunday... Continue Reading →

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