Tag Archive | Health Activism

2018 Swimming In Source

  For some people the phrase “they fought a lengthy and courageous battle with illness” implies a journey of many years navigating cancer, the treatments, timelines and pharmaceutical helpers. When I die, which I hope will be in some 30 years time I would hope that sentence will no longer be applicable to me but […]

10 Top Psychological Tips for Dealing With a Cancer diagnosis.

10 Top Psychological Tips for Dealing With a Cancer diagnosis.

Hello dear reader, firstly let me tell you that on hearing the words cancer related to you and your person, or to some-one you know  – either as a surety or a possibility –  it is likely that you will feel like your world has collapsed and the chill of death has nipped the air […]

Potato Thrashing – The Personal Made Public

Potato Thrashing – The Personal Made Public

The realisation of the length breadth and dimensionality of interconnectivity makes my breath stop for a second in my throat when I am at the farm. You see the city is so loud. “Inner City Life, Inner City pressure”. But the countryside is Louder. Really. You know that expression the silence was deafening – well […]

European Adventures pt6: Goat Time

European Adventures pt6: Goat Time

It’s astounding, time is fleeting and the goats are bleating – especially the young billy who has just been relocated to the male pen away from his mother and sister with the 3 other billys where he will grow into a hoary old goat. Time is ticking though. I am stuck on the farm but […]

European Adventures part5: A Way of Bee – ing In The Land of Milk and Honey

I got diagnosed on a Monday morning in early April 2004. I remember it well. The weekend just before I had been on a shamanism intro with the Sacred Trust. We were doing journey work to connect with our power animal. I met and got absorbed by a dead shark (which in truth freaked me […]

European Adventures Pt 4: A Strange Kind of Paradise.

European Adventures Pt 4: A Strange Kind of Paradise.

  Hello dear friends and readers. So let me rejoin the story without further ado as you are maybe likely to be sitting in front of the computer during a hot late August European heatwave. I woke up gingerly from having slept on my back without moving. Flies buzzed. The pink plastic hand of God […]

European Adventures pt.3 Escape From Krankenhutch

Hello once again dear readers, glad you could join me as I continue my long tale of summertime happenings in the life of my alter ego – a guineapig called Calliope. If you recall in my last post I was resting and re-ecuperating in a German Hospital in Neu Brandenberg. In fact I had settled […]