Category: English nature

In search of silence

Edwardian houses line up clean streets with flower baskets hanging symmetrically on doors, as if keeping things in order. It has classic and elegant look to things. Every time I go somewhere I am taken back by just how different each place feels. It…

Summer overwhelm

As summer begins to spread her warm embrace throughout the land for me achieving a balanced state of mind becomes challenging. I begin to feel enclosed with everything blooming into thick foliage and undergrowth. As winter is a time of spaciousness and openness for…

Getting lost in a forest

Getting lost in a forest evokes fear that is tangible and real, but it also brings a sense of freedom, potential for adventure and exploration. It brings in hope into being that the right path will be found sooner or later. We all need…

Memories in the snow

I woke up from a dream of being back in my Siberian land. Dreams that take me there are always set in winter. Most of my childhood and youth’s significant events happened in winter and amidst snow and remain the most memorable to this…

Healing Earth

Today I took my sobbing heart to dig some earth With each forward motion I felt my pain release into her rich and warm body I played and felt and digged and squashed the black softness of her flesh in my hands I caught…

Coming back to yourself – identity and spirit

As a psychotherapist and a transpersonal approach practitioner the aim of my work with clients is to facilitate making ‘whole’ and help clients get back to themselves, get back ‘home’. This time of year brings me closer to my roots, to my ancestors of…

Summer and exposure

As summer energy begins to spread through the land in its blooming attire we have an opportunity to come out, lay bare, expose. Summer is a time for outer expression, exploring potential and examining inner and outer in its full spectrum. As nature steps…