Byron shire – Butterfly country

  What happens when the energy of the land seeps into those who live in it?  Maybe it is why we get attracted to live in certain places as they match our own energy, or they have something that we need in our lives for a time. In Australian Aboriginal culture, the land is imbued [...]

Weeds…… maybe nature knows best

Today I had the experience of seeing myself as a weed. An incredibly fertile weed like a “Farmers Friend”, with the little seeds that attach to your clothing and are annoying and incredibly prolific! And I could see similarities to myself. I have a lot of ideas, always on the go creatively, and sometimes frustratingly [...]

Singing the Land

Simple ways to reconnect with the earth and ourselves. What does it mean to sing the land?     Most of us, at least in Australia, have heard of songlines – these apparently invisible tracks across the country that the Aboriginals sang as they travelled along. These songs are the music of the land, a [...]

The Energy of Land

Do you ever wonder why you are drawn to certain places? Why you find yourself living somewhere at a certain point in your life? How the energy of that place affects you? For the last year I have lived and worked in Alice Springs as a midwife. The land there is so strong and powerful [...]