Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Versatility — Rosalind Medea

I’ve been making some home improvements to my home office space this week, including repotting the houseplants that call my office, home. I was going to purchase a tall wooden stool to place one of the plants on, but decided instead to stack a number of shoe boxes on top of each other (with a […] Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Versatility — … Continue reading Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Versatility — Rosalind Medea

Poem: Palm Magick — Naturetelling

Palmetto fan, type of palm, Sit under for shade and calm, Sharp fronds, do be careful ma’am,   Protection, add leaf to charm. Absorb carbon, areca will do for you, Indoor palm, spritz as often as you make stew, Helps with clarity, see with fresh eyes – clear view, Admire greenery as you tea for two.… Palm Magick — Naturetelling Continue reading Poem: Palm Magick — Naturetelling

Jazz duo DOMi & JD Beck release NOT TiGHT on Anderson .Paak’s APESHIT label

Jazz duo DOMi & JD Beck have released their new album ‘NOT TiGHT’, featuring Anderson .Paak, Herbie Hancock, and Thundercat. The album is the first on Anderson .Paak’s new label APESHIT, in partnership with Blue Note Records. French keyboard prodigy, DOMi, and JD Beck, a young drummer from Dallas, met in 2018 when they were were both invited to join an ensemble performing at the National … Continue reading Jazz duo DOMi & JD Beck release NOT TiGHT on Anderson .Paak’s APESHIT label

Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Truth Will Set You Free — Rosalind Medea

When we are completely aligned with our own inner truth, it means we also get to be aware of the truth of everyone and everything, including the clothes on your back through to your internet service provider (ISP). The moment you choose to be consciously aware, the blinders are destroyed and those things that have […] Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Truth Will … Continue reading Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Truth Will Set You Free — Rosalind Medea

Poem: Summer chillin’ — Naturetelling

There’s a heatwave in the city, Relax…let go of the gritty,  Convene for garden committee,  Hot tea, cool down, less twitchy, Lay on grass next to the kitty, Shaded by tree, write your ditty, Butterfly passes by, pretty, Hang with best friend, he’s so witty!  The post Summer chillin’ appeared first on Naturetelling. Summer chillin’ — Naturetelling Continue reading Poem: Summer chillin’ — Naturetelling

Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Visualisation — Rosalind Medea

This week, temperatures in England are set to top almost 40°C. The last few weeks has seen a flurry in the purchasing of fans to deal with the summer highs. However, there is a more efficient way of dealing with the heat which requires a good ol’ dose of visualisation or imagination. So if it’s […] Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Visualisation — … Continue reading Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Visualisation — Rosalind Medea

One-drum: Learn the djembe with video tutorials from Master Ghanaian drummer Abbas Dodoo

One-drum has released a series of online tutorials on traditional Ghanaian drumming, which goes from the absolute basics through to more advanced techniques. The short video tutorials on using the djembe are lead by Master Ghanaian Drummer and One-Drum leader, Abbas Dodoo, who has worked with Van Morrison and CREAM drummer Ginger Baker. The London-based One-drum collective is a “collaborative ensemble of professional performers, artists … Continue reading One-drum: Learn the djembe with video tutorials from Master Ghanaian drummer Abbas Dodoo

Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Fairy Tales — Rosalind Medea

I recently reread the Grimm brothers’ Hansel and Gretel, a fairy tale I was familiar with as a child. This time round, I became aware of how invaluable the story is as life lessons for everyone who reads it, regardless of age. Here we have a brother and sister who come across a house in […] Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Fairy Tales … Continue reading Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Fairy Tales — Rosalind Medea

Joseph Coelho to “celebrate the power of poetry” in role as Waterstones Children’s Laureate

Performance poet, playwright and children’s author Joseph Coelho will “highlight and celebrate the power of poetry” in his role as the new Waterstones Children’s Laureate. Joseph Coelho was presented with the Laureate medal by outgoing Waterstones Children’s Laureate, Dame Cressida Cowell, at a ceremony held in London. His acclaimed works include his Luna Loves… picture books, his dark series of Fairy Tales Gone Bad, which … Continue reading Joseph Coelho to “celebrate the power of poetry” in role as Waterstones Children’s Laureate