Tending to your Inner Fire

Tending to your Inner Fire

When I was young my dad used to light the fire in our kitchen on winter mornings.  He had his own ritual for cleaning the grate, removing the ashes, setting the kindling and feeding air to the fire so that the flame would take and the fire would burn strong.   So this...
Burning it all down

Burning it all down

It is a beautiful autumn day here in Tortorella and I am curled up on the sofa beside the fire.  It has been just over a year since we arrived in Italy and as a result I have been reflecting a lot on how we got here. Believe it or not it all started with a book.  Not...
Changes

Changes

The first metaphysical / spiritual book I ever read was You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay.  It touched something really deep inside me, but it also led me to believe that I was broken and therefore needed to be healed.  I have been walking a ‘healing path’ for over...
Coming Home

Coming Home

Inside each of us there is a place I believe that we long to call home.  Even though I am from Ireland and very proud to be Irish there is also a part of me that never quite felt ‘at home’, like a part of me was always treading water looking to put down deeper roots,...
Living A Magical Life

Living A Magical Life

Ciao, from the Cilento! It’s just over 3 weeks since we moved into our new house here in southern Italy and I think the reality of it all is finally starting to sink in.  We are living in a beautiful house, on the edge of a medieval village that overlooks olive...
Our Big News!

Our Big News!

Spring has sprung here in the Cilento and it feels so good in my bones.  I love the change in the light, the stretch in the days and the signs of new life all around me.  Our neighbour’s dog has had puppies and they are for me the embodiment of spring; new, playful,...