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The Flowers of Jimei II

It’s New Year’s Eve. I walked to work for the last time this year. The sky was blue and cloudless, and it was just over 10 degrees Celsius. 172 more words


Privet and the Healing Potential of Invasive Species

Privet (Ligustrum sinense)

I just survived the privet trimming. Of course, this dance with privet (and what a wild dance) got me thinking about the traditional use of this plant as well as new scientific information coming out. 399 more words


An amazing year in review: 2014 at the Homestead

What we’ve accomplished…

2014 was an amazing year for the Homestead! All winter long we were in production of Dr. B’s. We also had a successful online winter retreat with guest teachings from… 494 more words


Orkney Folklore: The Wristing or Wresting Thread.

At the moment I am doing a lot of research for a particular section of my novel which is very much entwined with Orkney’s archaeology and folklore. 299 more words

Myths, Fairy Tales, Folklore And Other Stories.