The Business of Birth

I pulled my first calf this morning.  That makes me a farmer for sure.  I learned how to do it by reading James Herriott’s books – it just goes to show how useful reading is in later life! We have …
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Midwinter in my Soul

I have struggled with depression all my life.  Great times when it seems that the beast upon my back has left me and I can bask in ordinary, happy living things like normal human beings.  And then with no warning …
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Health Matters

I sent Ged off to the Doctor because I swear he is as deaf as the proverbial post.  Although he claims that I only ever say anything to him when I am in the other room, facing away from him, …
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Medical Intuitive

Both Ged and I have had an over-the-phone consultation with a ‘Medical Intuitive’ this week.  Long booked, and discovered as part of the series I wrote on Complementary therapies for Australian Performance Horse magazine.  Her name is Carmel Bell and …
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After Birth

Macca came to see us to check me over for the last time and discharge me from her care and to cast an expert eye over our precious boy and we got some funny pictures of our little gremlin (no, …
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Midwife knows best

Tired, sore, shocked and happy! Now I know why no-one can explain childbirth to you – it is inexplicable.  There are no words to convey the act of labour, and I have a whole new respect for anyone who has …
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We believe in healing ourselves naturally – but sometimes that isn’t possible!

The Business of Birth

I pulled my first calf this morning.  That makes me a farmer for sure.  I learned how to do it by reading James Herriott’s books – it just goes to show how useful reading is in later life! We have …
Read full post

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Midwinter in my Soul

I have struggled with depression all my life.  Great times when it seems that the beast upon my back has left me and I can bask in ordinary, happy living things like normal human beings.  And then with no warning …
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Health Matters

I sent Ged off to the Doctor because I swear he is as deaf as the proverbial post.  Although he claims that I only ever say anything to him when I am in the other room, facing away from him, …
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Medical Intuitive

Both Ged and I have had an over-the-phone consultation with a ‘Medical Intuitive’ this week.  Long booked, and discovered as part of the series I wrote on Complementary therapies for Australian Performance Horse magazine.  Her name is Carmel Bell and …
Read full post

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After Birth

Macca came to see us to check me over for the last time and discharge me from her care and to cast an expert eye over our precious boy and we got some funny pictures of our little gremlin (no, …
Read full post

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Midwife knows best

Tired, sore, shocked and happy! Now I know why no-one can explain childbirth to you – it is inexplicable.  There are no words to convey the act of labour, and I have a whole new respect for anyone who has …
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