Wednesday Wisdom #32 – The Warmth of Wisdom

Each Wednesday I will begin the day by drawing a divination card for inspiration and posting it here. With a few words from my intuition, I will give you something to think about for your day, and week. Use the card as a writing prompt, or simply something to reflect on. *I pick these cards…

Why Meeting New People is Important

One of the blessings that comes with letting new people into your life, is that you can be the ‘current you’ with them more easily. By ‘current you’ – I mean the person you are right now. The person who has been shaped by relationships, bereavements, changes of location, and changes in career. The ‘you’…

Spending time in Nature

By the time you lovely readers read this, I will be preparing for a little bit of time out in nature on my own. Occasionally, there is nothing I like more than some time in a sprawling park alone with my thoughts, some animals, or a good book. I like the weather to be just…

Wednesday Wisdom #31 – Rest and Recuperation

Each Wednesday I will begin the day by drawing a divination card for inspiration and posting it here. With a few words from my intuition, I will give you something to think about for your day, and week. Use the card as a writing prompt, or simply something to reflect on. *I pick these cards…

Places and Spaces for Inspiration: V&A ‘Space’ Exhibition

Seeing as I have to hand in a whole collection of poetry by this September, (as part of my MA Creative Writing) occasionally I need to spark the creative process a little by actively going out and seeking inspiration. Yesterday I headed off to the Victoria and Albert Museum with a friend, to take in…

Wednesday Wisdom #30 – Full Moon: Releasing Codependency

Each Wednesday I will begin the day by drawing a divination card for inspiration and posting it here. With a few words from my intuition, I will give you something to think about for your day, and week. Use the card as a writing prompt, or simply something to reflect on. *I pick these cards…

Clearing Away The Cobwebs

(Image from incredible-pictures.com) Yesterday, I sat outside in nature, closed my eyes, and meditated. I did this for around 30 minutes, until I began visualising my mind as an empty room. In this room I saw a broom sweeping up. First it just moved mess to the edges, then windows were flung open – and…

A Healing Bath

A lot is written about the power of Epsom Salts, sprinkled into a bath to ease aching muscles, and your mind. However, I have my own version of a healing bath that I would like to share with you. This bath consists of warm soothing water peppered with a few drops of: Lavender Oil Sage…

Wednesday Wisdom#29 – Giving and Receiving

Each Wednesday I will begin the day by drawing a divination card for inspiration and posting it here. With a few words from my intuition, I will give you something to think about for your day, and week. Use the card as a writing prompt, or simply something to reflect on. *I pick these cards…

How To Write ‘Found’ Poetry

(image from an article by Richard Darell. Found on Pinterest) I will admit, I had no idea what ‘found’ poetry was until I started my Creative Writing MA last year. ‘Found’ poetry is defined on Wikipedia as: “Found poetry is a type of poetry created by taking words, phrases, and sometimes whole passages from other…

Creating The Life You Want

(The Magician – Rider Waite Smith Tarot) Last Wednesday we saw  April’s New Moon.  The New Moon is a time of beginnings, it’s a chance each and every month, to set off down any new paths we may have been working towards. Of course, this is not the only time to begin anew, but it…