Becoming Mama

There is always some hesitation for me in writing personal posts here as it is created for our imminent Avondale Retreat Centre. However, these are changing times in this time-space continuum and “...

Yes love

As a lawyer, as a lover, as a strong believer in equal rights, I wanted to take the opportunity to write a brief post on the momentous occasion of yesterday when we said, as a people, united,  f*ck y...

Can we stay here today?

Can we stay tonight? Just a little longer, til tomorrow? Forging our way through, an unearthly view. Seeing what we had not known. The front house, our old beautiful house, standing at least for 100 y...

Saturday’s Confession

The morning is fresh. A regular February day, as if we have always been here. Always lived and grown on this land. Crisp strands of clouds wave overhead. Sun shines cold, making way for flakes of snow...

Our Berlin feast and tips for Christmas travels

If you cannot Howl, you cannot find your pack! All my howling about veganism in the last article made my mother-in-law think I was going to take anyone to court that murders animals! But for me the cr...

Our Green Wedding

I thought what better way to introduce ‘us’ than share our special wedding day(s)! I wanted to share it with the world 2 years ago and now it feels like a great place and time to spread o...