Miscarriage and grief

Here is a link to a little thought on miscarriage and stillbirth. The loss of an unborn child is something that isn’t talked about much but that needs so much more attention in our society.
There are lots of ways a herbalist can support a woman (and man) going through this. There is the physical side […]

The Herbal Sessions

The Herbal Sessions got under way last weekend as myself and fellow herbalist Alice Nugent guided a lovely group through the first of our seasonal courses – Autumn Well Being. They made themselves a little kit to take home with them whilst learning about some of the herbs we use in autumn.
More to follow soon […]

Herb walks this spring!

[ March 21, 2015; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. March 28, 2015; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Hello! Yes it’s time for herb walks again.

It’s nearly equinox! The balance of light and dark will pass and the longer light will be welcomed. Activity, creativity and expansion are encouraged! To kick it all off, I’m going to be doing free herb walks in Randwick, Gloucestershire and from the apothecary.

Randwick herb walk will […]

Awww… fan mail!

What a beautiful gift from the lovely and amazing D (we’ll call her!). It is always so special to be thought of and what a lovely gift, destined for the apothecary wall. Blessings and thanks. 

Late winter herb walk

So what did we find? Well, along the Woodchester valley there were plantain rearing their leaves, tree buds ripening and daphnes, hellebores and various mushrooms. Our favourite of which today was turkey tail. Yes, good old trametes versicolor was abundant on a few logs in its velvety glory. This will be dried and then added […]