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Home Brewed ‘Love Oil’ for Valentines

It's a funny one for me, St Valentine's Day, I know it is supposed to be about 'the one you love' but I always think about it as a general celebration of love and partnerships of all kinds. I feel it most as my love of nature, which awakens with a passion at this time… Continue reading Home Brewed ‘Love Oil’ for Valentines

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Spinning a Spell into Conker Beads…

This time of year my daughter always arrives home from our walks pockets laden with conkers. She is also terrified of spiders, so was fascinated to hear the old folk tales that conkers keep spiders away. How does this work? Who knows? but theories include a chemical the conkers emit that is noxious to spiders. Well,… Continue reading Spinning a Spell into Conker Beads…