Jupiter’s move into Sagittarius – What does it mean for you?

Ah, sweet Jupiter. The largest of our solar system’s planets sure packs a positive punch when it comes to astrology. And it’s time get excited – on November 8th the majestic planet shifted signs, ending over a year-long transit in Scorpio to begin a new cycle in the sign that he traditionally rules, Sagittarius. He’ll…

You are what you wear – Do you care?

Do you know which common fabric is made from coal, air, water and petroleum? Well, quite possibly the sweater you’re wearing, if it’s made from polyester. How does that make you feel? My earliest memory of giving fabric more than a passing thought was the rash and irritating itch which accompanied my accidental wear of…

Autumn 2018 friendship forecast

The seasons are a changin’! Yep, that’s right – we’ve now officially shifted into fall (autumn) with its arrival on 23rd September.  For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, this means that warm glow of summer sunshine has been displaced by cooler crisp autumnal air, vibrant oranges, deep reds and golden yellow leaves, salads…

Getting started with Moon magick

Since ancient times, the Lunar Goddess has reigned as the feminine force of the Moon. The Moon’s divine energy is a great force which we draw power and strength from during rituals and lunar magick plays an important role for us as we honour the Goddesses, utilising each lunar phase within our spell workings and…

Summer 2018 friendship forecast

Long, light days and warm, balmy nights. Yes, July is here and it’s officially summertime!  Here’s your personalized summer friendship horoscope. Read on… Cancer (June 21-July 22) Happy Solar Return, dear Cancer! The Sun has made its yearly visit to your sign and it’s your time to shine. On the 21 June, the Sun made…

The dark side of Neptune

The great American astrologer, Carl Payne Tobey, discovered that Neptune afflictions, including heavy Pisces or heavy 6th house planets in the astrological natal chart were highly prevalent in pathological cases.  In fact, he found out significant increase of afflicted Mars and Pluto along with Neptune afflictions in the charts of convicted criminals. In the 21st…

Natural no-nos: Hidden enemies on your bathroom shelf

Are there hidden enemies on your bathroom shelf? Many years ago now, I embarked on a new adventure of exploration; a journey into the world of natural and organic products. My aim was to detox myself of harsh chemicals lurking in many household products and cosmetics. Some, such as Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) I was…

M.E./CFS: The silent illness

In my experience of helping people with M.E, I have found that this illness is silent. Most people are not heard. They’re not heard by their doctors, most of the medical profession and friends and family. Inside, the person is silently screaming; looking for some sort of relief and although the hospitals go through the…

Can cats and dogs benefit from a raw food diet?

Raw feeding for your pet means raw meat, bones, vegetables and fruit. Better known as the BARF diet, an acronym for Bones and Raw Food or Biologically Appropriate Raw Food. BARF is based on a diet your dog or cat’s ancestors would have eaten in the wild. Dogs were domesticated over some 14,000 years ago…

5 benefits of choosing a natural perfume

From time immemorial perfumes have been all natural botanical formulae. Chanel No 5 was the first mass-marketed perfume to utilize synthetics on a large commercial scale  The first perfume house to use synthetics was a French house called Houbigant after Coumarin was isolated from Tonka Beans in 1868. Some reasons for synthetic compounds to be…