Peace Peace Peace In our hearts,In our thoughts,In our deeds,From our mouths,To our ears,In our bellies,Flowing from our fingers to the written word,Across the lands,Into the depth of the oceans,Throughout the skies,Upon our tired and weary Mother,In our waking,On our sleeping,In our intentions,In our joining,In the spaces between us all,Upon those we’ve harmed,Upon those who’ve … Continue reading Peace

Decolonise Your Mind

Things beautiful decent humans have been convinced to do this past year ; Love but lock down .Protect but stay distant.Care for but isolate.Be in it together but stay apart.Healthy people are probably sick .Abandon critical thinking .Millionaires and billionaires have our best interests at heart.Science is unquestionable .Questioners are crazy or dangerous and must … Continue reading Decolonise Your Mind

In 2003 I was one of over 100,000 protestors on the streets of Dublin against the invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and U.K. killing machines. We also protested against Ireland’s non- neutral role and endorsement of the murder of thousands of innocents , by permitting the war machines to stop over here on the … Continue reading

Cruinnú (Gather)

There is an inherent intelligence built into us that knows how to relate to, to support and be supported by the rest of Nature, how to share in the abundance of Life without needing to fearfully conquer, hoard and control . I believe this is an inbuilt memory we can relatively easily recall once we choose to do it together .

Off the main road …

Emo Court, Co. Laois. What a beauty! Sister Tree and her Brother Human hanging out in the red Resurrection . Renewal . Rebirth . Life keeps on living no matter what we think . Portal (to where?) at Garryhinch Woods . My precious fairy child wild and free on the Sliabh Bloom Mountaims DANCE there … Continue reading Off the main road …

Joy in the ordinary…

“The mundane and the sacred are one in the same “ ~Alan Watts Seed saving time ; medicinal common mellow and lupin seed pods Young engineer and his nana building a reading light Little gardener harvesting tomatoes in the polytunnel . Growing tomatoes is an ongoing learning experience we get a bit better every year … Continue reading Joy in the ordinary…

Summer moments ….

Elderflower harvest for cordial (below) and oat & seed bread Home made Created by little fingers age 10 Bluebell seed pods Bird houses made by 12 year old hands Beautiful painting by my gifted artist friend Aishling Hennessy . Cabbage flowers by Earth. Herb Robert ... an ancient healer Holiday evening at River Slaney , … Continue reading Summer moments ….

The greatness of Greater Plantain

Greater Plantain (plantago major ) native to Ireland is a wild perennial medicinal edible, highly nutritious, containing vitamins A, B, C and K, calcium, fibre, fat, protein, silicon, sodium, zinc and tannin. The nutty-flavoured seeds are also considered a good source of protein. It can be quite bitter to taste and so easier to eat … Continue reading The greatness of Greater Plantain