Holding it together in isolation

    Anyone who is estranged from family or is without a partner may be feeling the impact of isolation more strongly than most. Physical isolation is challenging enough. When accompanied by emotional isolation it can become unbearable.   Taking the edge off It can be tempting to take the edge off by drinking, smoking […]

Organic – better in ways you never thought of

Apples in baskets under a tree

In September, along with harvest festivals of many faiths, we celebrate successful crops and all things organic. Organic is old news. We often think of organic foods as being somehow exotic but before chemical fertilizers were invented, in the 1850s, organic was all we had! This is normal, natural, and the way things have grown […]