Smoked Mackerel Salad with Apple Dressing


Here’s another recipe from the recommended Davinia’s Sugar-Free in a Hurry recipe book. I’m still enjoying working my way through this book and experimenting with the recipes. I love mackerel and it is a great fish as it is available locally here.  The apple dressing didn’t seem to have enough zing for me so I […]

Book Review: Braving The Wilderness by Brené Brown

Book Review

‘The wilderness is an untamed, unpredictable place of solitude and searching. It is a place as dangerous as it is breathtaking, a place as sought after as it is feared. But it turns out to be the place of true belonging, and it’s the bravest and most sacred place you will ever stand.’ ~ Brené […]

Book Review: Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

Book review

“And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke Recently in a discussion with a friend he quoted from Letters to a Young Poet as we discussed embracing isolation, experiencing solitude and the impact this can have on the process of creativity. I was intrigued and […]

Butternut Squash & Couscous Salad

healthy recipe

Our Bala Brook cook, Christine, recently recommended Davinia’s Sugar-Free in a Hurry recipe book.  Christine is an avid foodie and is always trying new recipes.  Upon this recommendation I’ve bought this book and I’m enjoying making the recipes which are super simple with easily accessible ingredients.  Even if you are not following a sugar-free diet […]

Book Review:  If Women Rose Rooted – The Journey to Authenticity and Belonging by Sharon Blackie

If Women Rose Rooted

‘I love this book. Truly, it’s mind-blowing in the most profound and exhilarating sense. This is an anthem for all we could be, an essential book for this, the most critical of recent times. I sincerely hope every woman who can read has the time and space to read it.’ ~ Manda Scott, Boudica and […]

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New Yoga Nidra Designs for 2018


My designer has produced a beautiful range of flyers and business cards for my 2018 Yoga Nidra workshops. I will be teaching this popular workshop in three venues in 2018 – Lotus Loft, Exeter; Jala Flow Yoga, Sidmouth; and Yarner House, Bovey Tracey. All of 2018 Yoga Nidra workshop dates are up on my […]

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Brand New Venue for Yoga Nidra – Yarner House, Bovey Tracey

yoga at yarner house

I have teamed up with Yarner House, Bovey Tracey to deliver a programme of Yoga Nidra workshops and yoga events.  The first Yoga Nidra Workshop is on Sat 4 Nov, 10.30am – 12.30pm. Yoga Nidra Workshops You will enjoy a relaxing and calming meditative yoga practice before embarking on a Yoga Nidra journey. Yoga Nidra […]