Lawn to Lunch

Lawrence Halprin once said that “The great challenge for the garden designer is not to make the garden look natural, but to make the garden so that the people in it will feel natural.” Looking at my front yard I knew that their had to be change, I didn’t feel natural in it. The small pine … More Lawn to Lunch

Workshops at Rainbow Serpent Festival 2016

Just got back from Rainbow Serpent Festival in Melbourne Australia. What a fantastic week spent amongst creative, transformational people, friends, family and colourful festival goers. During the festival I had the great experience of teaching two workshops, both with great outcomes. My first workshop was about Upcycling in the Garden. We focused on Zone 1 … More Workshops at Rainbow Serpent Festival 2016

Need deep relaxation? Make a herbal pillow.

Herbal pillows have been used by Shamans and Healers for centuries. They were used to calm restless sleepers, relieve bad dreams, comfort sick people and ward off bad spirits. They also believed that dreams were messages from the gods and that certain herbs could enhance these dreams. I find herbal pillows very relaxing. Sometimes when … More Need deep relaxation? Make a herbal pillow.

For the Mermaid Tribe – DIY recipes from the deep blue sea!

When I dive deep into the twilight zone of the blue sea I encounter serenity in the silence. A profound sense of peace rushes through my entire body and tail. Such magic! Shimmering rays of sunlight guide me back to the surface of the sea. The crispy fresh air is so invigorating. I feel the … More For the Mermaid Tribe – DIY recipes from the deep blue sea!