Hope Springs Eternal

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Hope Springs Eternal

Thousands of organisations like Extinction Rebellion and Treesisters are popping up to fulfil my dreams of 20 years ago. Please come to help us Obi Wan Kanobi - you’re our only hope.

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A Brief History of Teeth

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A Brief History of Teeth

How come no other animal has a dental history ?!? None of them have a problem with calcium-leeching bacteria in their mouths.
So what went wrong with us humans ?

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More on Nettles

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More on Nettles

Some of the wonders of nettles - last chance to get one of nature's best winter tonics.

Nikki's Nettle soup recipe.

Get out there collecting quick, before the seed falls, and you need to visit the doctor for your cold !

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Choices we Make

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Choices we Make

Your body is built from what you feed yourself.
You mind contains everything you watch and hear.
You become the company your keep.

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The best time to fast

The best time to fast

Different seasons bring qualities to a retreat.
If you are not waiting for the right season, then what are you waiting for ?

Can your health wait until next year ? What else is more important ?

Sugars V Sugar

Sugars V Sugar

Sugars are the most vital of all nutrients for life. They are also the most attractive for humans.
Our brain is the most sugar-hungry object known. And the jungle in which it evolved is the most sugar-rich environment in the whole of evolution.
So why all the confusion ? Good question !!!

You feeling it ?

You feeling it ?

A time to rest. Or run retreats for others to rest in - the facilitator's irony.

A time of snowdrops and daffodil spears rising up from the leaf-laden winter beds.

Xmas Corrals - Part II

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Xmas Corrals - Part II

Coke didn't give Santa his legendary red & white outfit. Santa got them from a psychedelic fungus from the Arctic. Coke simply copied one of the most successful brand colours of all time.  

To understand the rest of this myth, you might need some mushrooms yourself...

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Xmas Corrals - part I

Xmas Corrals - part I

Ever wondered what reindeer and xmas trees are doing in a story about a child born in the desert ?
A historical version of the Xmas story sorts it out, and a 10,000 year astronomical view that explains why being born on Dec 25th, and resurrected after 3 days of death, didn't start with Jesus !

Winter Warmers

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Winter Warmers

How to keep yourself toasty and well through the winter without indulging too much into heavier, congesting foods.
7 tips on how to do so, including 2 yummy recipes

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Fasting to Avoid Those Winter Colds

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Fasting to Avoid Those Winter Colds

How to avoid winter colds ?
Yes there are endless potions and pills, or you could just fast for a week. This will boost the immune system beyond any medication.
Investment is the best insurance. And prevention is better than cure.

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Priority One

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Priority One

How can we love others if we don't really love ourselves ?

How can we empathise with others, if we cannot empathise with ourselves ?

Treat yourself as you would like others to treat you.

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Blend or Juice ?

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Blend or Juice ?

Blending versus juicing - what's the difference, and what are the pros and cons of each.

Comparing apples and pears. Horses for courses. Tools for their jobs...

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