Rituals, plant wisdom and pain

Virgo 2018 This month I watched two very ‘Virgo’ series. One was the BBC’s Extraordinary Rituals and the other was an online series called Remedy: Ancient Medicine for Modern Illness, which was mainly about plants that can be used as medicine and in some cases food. It’s a fascinating and well produced series that you can still purchase if you happen …

I come from a land downunder…

Virgo 2017 … and so I  thought it was time to give the south some attention. As I write, the coming weekend – 23rd September 2017 – New Zealand goes to the polls. And it’s getting exciting. The main rivals are the sitting Prime Minister, Bill English, of the National Party (centre-right – in power for 9 years), and the …