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

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

Everything we do, as spiritual beings, is spiritual. The minutiae of everyday life – everything from going grocery shopping, changing nappies, washing dishes, taking the dog out for a walk, vacuuming, making a meal, etc. – all of these things have a spiritual base. Why’s that, you may ask? Because our every waking or sleeping […] Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Integration — … Continue reading Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Integration — Rosalind Medea

Poem: Gaia-ety — Naturetelling

Come hither spontaneity, Done with homogeneity, Time to embrace inner deity. Grab your bag, let us rock’n’roll, Live and love life with heart and soul, Be on alert, there is a mole. June showers are coming, step out, Wish upon a rainbow, no drought, Clear, cool waters swimeth the trout. Raise your hood, let’s waltz in… Poem: Gaia-ety — Naturetelling Continue reading Poem: Gaia-ety — Naturetelling

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

Do you get flashes of inspiration, start something, and then leave what you’ve started somewhere over there collecting dust? The reason why the idea came up in the first place was not only because it was a great idea but because whatever you were creating was something that serves a greater good. If this is […] Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Success — … Continue reading Medea’s Weekly Tonic for Mind Body & Soul: Success — Rosalind Medea

Sahel Sounds release compilation, Music from Saharan WhatsApp

Sahel Sounds have released a greatest hits compilation on vinyl, Music from Saharan WhatsApp, which brings together tunes from their popular WhatsApp EP series. The LP features tracks by Sahel Sounds artists including Etran de L’Aïr, Hama, Alkibar Jr, Amaria Hamadaler (of Les Filles de Illighadad), and artists new to the label like Bounaly and Andal Sukabe. In Africa, mobile phones have become a tool of … Continue reading Sahel Sounds release compilation, Music from Saharan WhatsApp

Poem: Transformation — Naturetelling

Forests of cedar and evergreens swathed the land Mountains, plants and streams of water like Switzerland A momentary shift to desert, from soil to sand Life moves in cycles, so trees shall once again stand  Beats from the darbucka, give growth a helping hand  From scorching red-beige to fertile green, no more bland  Oases flourish,… Poem: Transformation — Naturetelling Continue reading Poem: Transformation — Naturetelling

Young Moroccan filmmaker, Doha Moustaquim changing the face of the film industry for females

Film director Doha Moustaquim, at 23-years-old, is leading a new wave of female filmmakers from Morocco who are changing the gender dynamics of the film industry. The Casablanca-based director made her first film, Bye-bye la France, in 2020. The comedy film tells the story of Moulay Al Mahdi, a rich and narcissistic young man, who has lessons to learn as he finds himself on the … Continue reading Young Moroccan filmmaker, Doha Moustaquim changing the face of the film industry for females

Poem: Midsummer is on its way! — Naturetelling

Sunny days are here past may Wildflowers are here to stay Queen bee passes by the bay Temps rise, on the grass we lay Arms in the air, catch a ray Reach for the sky, summer play Wild berries, take from the tray Pimm’s o’clock, it’s time to sway  Giggles, can you hear the fae?… Midsummer is on its way! — Naturetelling Continue reading Poem: Midsummer is on its way! — Naturetelling