Rose Water made from Melbourne Cup Day Roses!

I have four [500mL] bottles of home distilled, from spring water, Rose Water – made from Roses collected on or near Melbourne Cup Day 2016. Roses gathered were red, deeply fragrant – to the point of being blown over or over ripe. If you happen to have such Roses growing in your garden and live…

Beat or Beet-root ~ for a Healthy Happy Heart

Another beautiful health jewel from the Doctrine of Signatures The Jewel in the Crown of the Vegetable Kingdom Beetroot or Beta Vulgaris cicla is a beautiful shade of deep ruby red when you cut her heart open. Betaine is the carotenoid responsible for the beet’s ruby red heart, but the outside of the beet is…

Up the Duff? ~ Eat Avo-ca-dos!

Mayan legend records the first consumption of an Avocado, by a Princess in 291 B.C. but today you need not be royalty to eat this beautiful food packed with lots of good things for everyone but for women in particular. I have an interesting collection of facts that point to the Doctrine of Signatures for…

Sea Bathing Machine eh?

I am not, in this life – a Designer and yet I dig design bods of all descriptions. Perhaps my mysteriously other half, the shadow self I as yet known not is for sooth an ‘inventor’? In an interesting incident of synchronicity, I have found some who have recently successfully crowd funded their Campaign to…

In the Fast Lane … at Monbulk

I intensely disliked being rushed and yet … I seem always to be in a rush. How annoying! So recently I have been frequenting the pool at Monbulk, the glamorous new tiled and heated excitement in what could be an unexpected plane hanger. I like it, I like the vibe. I like the change rooms.…

Melancholy & Romance ~ Just because …

Since we lost the FoxTel Box due to the Tesla Coil mishap and subsequent burning, I have been YouTube-ing it a bit and listening to a bit more of Lana Del Rey. She has such a melancholic melodious voice full of blues and soul. I am captivated with what might have been. Such delightful torment.…

A song for Spring!

Everything needs a song! Everything – just quietly, in my lived experience – has a song! People! Houses! Places! Pets! Even my car. Just need to ‘listen’ – deeply, carefully – authentically, honestly and you will hear it too. Today – a song is needed because there is grey and rain – uh Melbourne! –…