Category: self-questioning

Getting the message

Over 20 years of practice as a qualified homoeopath, I’ve seen a variety of different patients. I felt compassion for all of them within the sacred space of the consulting room, but there were times when I got irritated with some of them. These were the patients who would phone me out of hours, or Read More …

Mindfulness with cats

While visiting Tokyo in Japan, we decided to go to a cat cafe. This was an informal space of two or three rooms high up in a tower block with about 20 rescued cats of every colour and shape. The furniture was mainly cat-orientated such as squashy sofas, cardboard boxes, empty bookshelves, scratching posts and Read More …

Whose books do you write?

We were invited to a meeting with the bank manager which began with a questionnaire to update their records. After going through the usual stuff about where we live and when we were born, the manager asked me what I did and I told him, “I’m a retired homeopath and I write books.” He glanced Read More …

Invasion of builders

We had the builders here rebuilding the steps to the back garden which meant they had to constantly walk through the house carrying bags of sand and piles of bricks. It was only after they left and I relaxed that I realised what a meerkat state I had been in. I had liked the builders, Read More …