Month: December 2021

Celebrate the Winter Solstice

December 20th, 2021 | Posted in Info

Despite the noise from the media telling us that this is the season to eat, drink and be merry and to shop ‘til we drop, winter can also be a time for reflection and quietude. It might be fun to get caught up in the fun and frenzy of the merry go round of Christmas but tuning into the natural world by marking the winter solstice can be a ...

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Christmas Treats to Share

December 13th, 2021 | Posted in Recipes

Here are some recipes for tasty treats to have in stock this Christmas. They can all be made in advance. The Lebkucken Cookies contain a delicious mix of spices that will make your house smell divine. They last weeks if kept in an airtight container. The Orange Hazelnut Squares also last well in the fridge or can be kept in the freezer for an even ...

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Look After Your Mental Health This Christmas

December 7th, 2021 | Posted in Info

While for many people Christmas and the holiday season are times of joy and fun for others this time of year brings up feelings of sadness, loneliness, depression and anxiety. This may be down to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) which comes on when the days get shorter. It may also be due to difficult family relationships, or because they feel ...

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