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A Fertile Season

A Fertile Season

Welcome to April! This month sees the celebration of Easter – the name of which draws on the pagan traditions of Eostre. The Saxon goddess Eostre is related to new beginnings – symbolized by the Easter egg – and fertility.  Legend tells how Eostre...
For the woman who longs to be a mum…

For the woman who longs to be a mum…

Welcome to March! We are now officially at the end of Winter with the Spring equinox arriving on 20th March.  The equinox is also called the Vernal equinox, from the Latin venare – to bloom – in recognition that, in the Northern hemisphere, this is the...
Happy Imbolc!

Happy Imbolc!

It’s February! In these strange times we can still take comfort in the cycles of nature.  In the last week, it has been a real joy to see the snow drops appearing in my garden and to know that lighter days are on the way! In the wheel of the year February sees...
January Vibes

January Vibes

Happy New Year! This year, more than many, it has felt wonderful to leave an old year behind and welcome in a new one full of fresh starts. January is thought by some to be named in honour of Janus who is the god who lends his name to January.  He is the Roman god of...
2021 Plan-athon!

2021 Plan-athon!

The beginning of a new year always sees me, notebook in hand, making plans for the months ahead! I love the sense of all that possibility spreading out in front of me! As we know, things always go better with a plan and it is also important to include reflection and...
Yuletide Fertility

Yuletide Fertility

I am painfully aware that this time of year can be really difficult when you are TTC but I wanted that many of the Christmas traditions we have are connected to fertility… The evergreen tree (Christmas tree) was a symbol of the essence of life and was regarded as a...