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A session on holistic care and complementary therapies. The need for students to find that place of release was clear- they are quite stressed and emotions were high. It was interesting how some of them, and I would say the most ‘creative’ , were talking about how hard it was to ‘fit in’ with current…

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Tonight we watched Stages [young person’s dance festival] in which two of my daughters were performing. It was deeply moving to me to watch them dance and once more this connected me with my spirit. Once more the music and dance connected and I note how the physical creativity can be connected with the spiritual.…

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The second session. The session today with the group of qualified midwives. Nine out of the 10 in the group turned up. I was quite agitated before the session, preparing everything, and very nervous really! I was fearful that they wouldn’t choose to participate during the session let alone my study. However when we first…

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It has been a somewhat mysterious day with an eclectic bunch of people. I valued the time this morning walking down over the cliffs by the sea. After last nights storm the sky was perfect blue and the sand a clean soft yellow. It was inviting to stay there and contemplate the power of the…

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I am alone in Bournemouth [ at a creative methods workshop]. I have spent the past days trying to put the quilt into words and the long train journey has helped today. I have also taken the time to send out the letters for the next part of the study. I am feeling a bit…