Category Archives: Parenting

Sunday Rugby

We don’t have a television. There is a tiny bit of deep hidden political meaning in this non-ownership. It means that we have a lot of freedom in how we view entertainment, but on the other hand, we are also … Continue reading

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Mars in the Time of Wild Onions

We are in the sign of the Ram and the energy is all piss and vinegar and springtime rut. One of my sons has an Aries sun and since he was born, he leads with his head literally. Headfirst into … Continue reading

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Fermenting in the Spring Equinox

After a nice long hibernation from the world, blogging and life, I am renewed and determined to post more regularly. So…today I will be sharing my latest craze – home fermentation. Along the sideboard in the kitchen are various pots … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Liz Green says about Capricorns ‘ But to most goats, life is a serious business, because it has to be mastered if you want to survive’ ( Astrology for Lovers). I do take life seriously, so seriously that I have … Continue reading

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a little bit of nothing and too much…

I haven’t been able to write anything since Christmas. Every time I start a subject, another pops up and demands to be dealt with in my real life. So maybe I can excuse it by stating that I have been … Continue reading

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Trounce Those Budget Blues, Lads

When I looked at this chart, the first thing that I see is that giant glob of planets in Capricorn in the 3rd house. Wow, Mars, Pluto, the Moon, Mercury and the N Node all bunched there together. What a … Continue reading

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Fairy houses in Myross

Late this summer, my sons and I walked around myross woods and filmed the experience. Such a new thing for me to do! Supposedly it was to be a birthday present for my sister (2nd Sept) and I am only … Continue reading

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