After the ecstasy the laundry

February 23rd, 2013 by Tonya

I've been given some quite powerful mirrors this week (you know, the kind that are so 'in your face' that you can't avoid looking into them - and stop you in your tracks for a while?). If I were to define it in a phrase, I'd say it's been an 'after the ecstasy the laundry' kind of week (more…)

The transformative power of love

February 11th, 2013 by Tonya

This really is one of my favourite times of the year… not just because Spring is just round the corner - in fact the first crocuses are already out - but simply because it's Valentine’s Week! And every time I announce this (which is most years, I suppose), my announcement is often met with consternation and surprise! Yes, of course, like Christmas, Valentine's Day has become commercial and fraught with obligation for many… but I don’t need to get involved in that, do I? For me, it's an excuse to celebrate the greatest of all teachers, the transformational power of love Read More...