This autumn could scarcely be more beautiful - no need to cross the Atlantic to New England, the brilliance of colour is all around us. It is such an extraordinary natural in-breath, held between that brilliance and utter mutedness, between exaltation and aching loss, between exhilaration and mournfulness. This morning's walk covered it all - visually misty and yet vibrant, emotionally subdued and yet celebratory of the beauty all around. Life in the autumn is poised in such delicate balance, … [Read more...]
Natural remedy for grief - read Rosanna’s insights on how the grieving process can be helped by holistic therapies such as acupuncture and Zero Balancing.
We've just had the clocks go back, triggering the usual mixture of confusion, irritation, gloom (about it being all downhill until spring) and delight (about how lovely it is to get cosy of a dark evening). Whatever else can be said about this time, it's unlikely to be something neutral. The autumn generates strong feelings in most people. Every year I find myself in respect and admiration of the wisdom that the ancient Chinese had access to, and passed on down the generations. The autumn, … [Read more...]