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Blowing a gale

Post written on 04/03/16 This post is brought to you from the beautiful little mountain town of St-Vallier-de-Thiey in the maritime Alps, around 30km north of Cannes. Following immense indecision after our breakdown in Italy, in the end we tossed … Continue reading

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Going inward…

You may not know this, but when I’m not teaching yoga I am often to be found out and about saving fluffy little critters (and some not so fluffy) as part of my other role as an ecologist. So, summer … Continue reading

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Autumn Cleansing…

Autumn is the time of year when nature has a good old clear-out.  The trees ditch all their dead leaves and any fruit that’s not been nabbed shrivels up and falls off too. Why does this happen? Why can’t the … Continue reading

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Talking Point – Why ahimsa has to start with yourself

“Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin as self-neglecting.” William Shakespeare (Henry V) In Patanjali’s eight-limbed explanation of yoga, which he sets out in his key yoga text, The Yoga Sutras, the first limb is the ‘yamas’, which … Continue reading

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Sign of the times

It’s late and I can feel the soporific stodge of chapattis and the guilty warmth of red wine swilling around my stomach (we’re just back from a leaving do). Bed is looking veeery comfortable right now. I had big intentions to write up … Continue reading

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