Nature, workshop

Baby Steps in Nature

(Love in the Mist going to seed) My husband and I came back after two and a half month's travelling by motorhome to Portugal last month. Before we left I had great plans to tidy up the garden. Those plans never came to fruition. You can probably imagine what the garden looked like after a… Continue reading Baby Steps in Nature


Mixed Media Boards

(We'll be decorating seedling markers) The craft workshop at our Nurture in Nature Retreat (30th August to 1st September) is called Mixed Media Boards. We thought you might be interested in finding out what we have planned. We'll be using 20cm square mdf boards as a base along with found objects and scrap objects to… Continue reading Mixed Media Boards

mindfulness, workshop

Upcoming Weekend Retreat

(The flowers were blooming lovely) Linda and I (Mairead) went to visit The Bobbio Centre last week. It was a glorious sunny day. We are planning our next workshop 30th August to 1st September. That’s two nights, starting on Friday evening and finishing on Sunday afternoon and will be held at the Centre with Magheramore… Continue reading Upcoming Weekend Retreat

I don't fit in, mindfulness, Stories we Live

“I’m not creative enough” is a lie

Mindfulness can help us become the unbiased observer and see the truth that there isn’t a right size or a wrong size; there isn’t a right career or a wrong career; there isn’t a right opinion or a wrong opinion; there isn’t a right lifestyle or a wrong lifestyle. As an unbiased observer we can make up the story we want to be living. 


What is it like to be still?

  Do I know what it’s like be agitated? Yes. Do I know what it’s like to be anxious? Yes. Do I know what it’s like to be angry? Definitely. But do I know what it’s like to be still? Do you? Your body and mind know how to be still but often they don’t… Continue reading What is it like to be still?