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Cooking and Eating for the Lung/ Large Intestine

Cooking and Eating for the Lung/ Large Intestine

Saturday 9th November 2013 The lung and large intestine are responsible for physical vitality and immunity. They take in essential oxygen and eliminate waste whilst maintaining a necessary physical, mental and emotional protective boundary. At this...

Lying in the Sweet Summer Grass

Lying in the Sweet Summer Grass

As I write my head is a whirl, a mess of knotty thoughts that won’t unravel. I’ve had the bones and the desire to write this post for a few months now about the stomach spleen and how it’s responsible for energy transformation and distribution, yet...

Sweet Summer Cooking for the Stomach and Spleen

Sweet Summer Cooking for the Stomach and Spleen

Do you strive to eat healthily but get lost in cravings or habitual eating patterns? Do you eat plenty and still feel low in energy? Is there a sense of lack that cannot be satisfied in your life? In Chinese medicine this would suggest your stomach...

Ancient Kitchen – Modern Wisdom – €4 drop in Class

Ancient Kitchen – Modern Wisdom – €4 drop in Class

You may have noticed that I havent run €4 Drop in classes at Aungier Street for a while. Its because they were moving premises. The new ones are much lighter, brighter and more spacious. They arent far from the old ones – Directions, walk up...

Feel the Yin

Feel the Yin

Over the past few years I have had clients who have been suffering with a variety of blood disorders such as Rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus, Kuchichi, Graves syndrome, thyroid and glandular conditions, severe menopause symptoms and Chronic Fatigue...

Angels, Orbs and Other Things – An Exhibition of New Works

Angels, Orbs and Other Things – An Exhibition of New Works

Exhibition runs from April 20th – 27th in Baldoyle Library, Dublin, Ireland Opening with a wine reception Saturday 20th April 2.30-4pm It is my intention to create works of intense colour, light and beauty. Each painting has a spirit and a life...

Special Traditional Mothers Day

Special Traditional Mothers Day

Precious Jewel – A one day retreat 9 March 2013 – Magheramore, Co Wicklow Give more this Mother’s Day In America the average amount spent per mother is $126.90*. Most of this will be spent on flowers or lunch. However this wasn’t always the case....

Get down and clean up

Get down and clean up

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere spring is just around the corner which traditionally means a good clear out. A Survey carried out by the Soap and Detergent Association in the USA revealed that 98% of us feel good about ourselves when our...

Ancient Wisdom – Modern Kitchen

Ancient Wisdom – Modern Kitchen

The Whitefriar Community Centre, an inner city Dublin based community group, is funding a series of my cooking classes. The classes are open to all who wish to drop in – its a bargain at €4 per class. Don’t worry about booking – if you are about...

Clear Mind – Moving Body

Clear Mind – Moving Body

8-10 February 2013 - Course Outline Friday 4.00 Arrival and Check In 5.00 Welcome Session Introduction of the group Presentation of the Liver/ Gall Bladder in Traditional Chinese Medicine Simple stretches 7.00 Supper Spicy sour sweet corn soup...

Calm the urge :-)

Calm the urge 🙂

Now, here in Ireland, we are really in Winter. It is wet with a bitterly cold wind. Just the time to make sure we are cosy in all the right places. This cold weather can affect us in many ways but most commonly it affects our bladder and kidneys as...