Magical Herbalism

[ June 30, 2018; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] We have an amazing one day workshop for you all!

Super experienced herbalist Elisabeth Brooke is coming to lead an immersive deep plant medicine workshop focusing on our connection with plants and understanding of plant medicine. It promises to be a beautiful day held in the woods of these Cotswold slopes (if it rains we will […]

Heart Health – The Galactic Power Heart

I am starting to put together my studies for herbs and their effects on the body – the physiological effect that plants have are the most obvious way of *knowing* that they work. The emotional and spiritual effects of plants are well known, if not all over the science papers out there… harder to *prove* […]

Death Cafe and the Soul Midwife

Last night I went to my first Death Cafe. It was hosted by my lovely friend Jane Diamond who trained in psychotherapy and has a deep thoughtfulness about the way we perceive and deal with death in this country.
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It was a very enriching experience. The session began with a brief introduction of why we […]

Herbal Medicine – A Woman’s Healing Journey

[ June 26, 2016; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Myself and herbalist Alexci Swann are holding a workshop during Red Hearth House’s month of all things female. In June each year the beautiful Slade Bank Woods are used for women’s workshops and talks, gathering and relaxing.

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We will be looking at what it means to be a woman and how herbal […]

Mushrooms

I have been thinking a lot about mushrooms recently. Tis the season! The lovely Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) we see in most woods around us subtle in their velvety beauty but oh so medicinal are ripe and fruity (as in fruiting body) in the autumn and winter.
The potency of mushrooms is long known to wo/man […]