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Entering… the Time of the Skip

Entering… the Time of the Skip

Cooking and Eating for the & Liver and Gall Bladder Saturday 15th March 2014 Hi hi – spring is springing – sap is rising and light is beginning to pour in – much as I love the dark nights with a cozy fire and the practice of being in the flow...

and… Action!

and… Action!

Recently I’ve been craving coffee, delicious dark bitter sweet coffee. I thought it was because I was busy with a list of jobs as long as my arm and I needed a little shot of energy. But when I looked a little deeper I realised it wasn’t to sustain...

Source of Life

Source of Life

A Restorative Retreat focusing on the Water Element in Chinese Medicine 17-19 January 2014 Winter in Chinese Medicine is the time for the Water Element which governs the Bladder and Kidney. The water element is where our constitutional energy is...

Ancient Wisdom – Modern Kitchen

Ancient Wisdom – Modern Kitchen

We’re back ? with lots and lots of new, easy healthy recipes. The Whitefriar Community Centre is an inner city Dublin based community group that funds my cooking classes which mix Traditional Chinese medicine and the energy of food to make tasty...

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....