We love dogs. But do we really understand them? We love our dog, but do we really know them? are we fully present? are we really listening? How to decode unwanted behaviours? What is our dog trying to say? Does your own behaviour even makes sense to your dog? What is your dog trying to … Continue reading Why do we need to have animals around us?
"I would ask you to remember only this one thing," said Badger. "The stories people tell have a way of taking care of them. If stories come to you, care for them. And learn to give them away where they are needed. Sometimes a person needs a story more than food to stay alive. That … Continue reading Badger Stories
Dear friends, I hope you are well and that you are enjoying Autumn wherever you are. I'm now getting ready for my next 6 day workshop which will start in exactly a week from now. My last workshop at Emerson College was in early June. It was the end of Spring, the days were longer … Continue reading What if people think I’m crazy?
Birds are always in sync. They always arrive and leave at the right time. Seven years ago, my parents were driving in the French countryside, where they live. My dad noticed a black shape on the side of the road. As he got nearer, he found himself looking into the eyes of a fledgling crow who … Continue reading Corvidae
A few life times ago I made a vow. I vowed to dedicate my self to help animals. To alleviate their suffering and help them to be heard. I have tried a few things over the years. I waged a war against the world, but I realised that the war I was fighting against the outside world was also … Continue reading The Two Wolves
I wanted to share this message inspired by our dog, Tara - some of you may recognise the picture of her at the beginning as it's the photo I use on my Gravatar profile - It's about turning towards our fears and the resulting exhilaration that arises within us through the feeling of accomplishment. Dogs conquer their … Continue reading On Holding onto our fears…
Buzzard follows me or maybe I follow you as I walk, drive, breath...
My week has been bee-sy, needle felting a bee for the birthday of one of Thom's friends. This bee is now with her girl, I hope they will have a lot of fun together... Rain daisies are good friends for the bees, and it reminds me that more work needs to be done at the … Continue reading Rain daisies and felted bee
This morning this cow came to me, as a reminder: i must honour my duty, stories have been brewing. i know her. as I'm busy preparing and thinking about this coming workshop, she came and nudged me gently "keep going, do not stop but remember our story".
"My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend stopped running today.” ― Richard Adams, Watership Down Goodbye Zara, wherever you may go next, may you find and carry joy and happiness, truthfulness and love... may these words be your shadow, may you be happy, content, healthy, loved and playful, wherever you may go now. … Continue reading Goodbye Zara