“The Writerly Jumper” Sadly, my “writerly jumper” has a hole worn through at the right elbow. Being right handed, that elbow gets more wear. Like just now, as these words speed left to right across the page, then sure as a typewriter carriage, my arm with elbow resting on the tapestry of the armchair swings
Author: Shannon Anima
Women’s Circles from the sixties My first introduction to women’s gatherings was in the sixties when my groovy aunt, the one with a Corvair and leopard print coat, took me to a Women’s Festival in the Slocan Valley, Canada. Mind-blowing for a Catholic girl with a lopsided fringe, three brothers, and a hockey card collection.
Decision Making in democracy, overwhelmed by choice. I have to make some tough decisions. Two job offers, other potential jobs, and at least one offer means a move, which means more choices and changes. I’m weighing salaries, versus writing time, versus friends and family proximity, and even the location of my favorite yoga studio. It’s
A book review | The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth This weekend, I’m in an imaginary Berlin, curled up with Kate Forsyth’s delicious novel, The Beast’s Garden. It’s my favourite of her fiction so far, but as she’s the prolific author of some 33 and counting works of fiction, I reserve the right to change
Women’s Re-Wilding Retreat One of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves is time for presence and connection. I’ll be co-facilitating an sacred women’s retreat on June 14-16. Over the weekend you will nourish your senses through nature connection, rejuvenate your body with specialty yoga sessions, awaken your creativity through art therapy, embrace ritual and sacred celebration, and have time for quiet reflection and
If a man lived like a woman for a day https://www.mamamia.com.au/video-if-a-man-lived-like-a-woman-for-a-day
Women’s Wisdom Circle A women’s circle is a safe and sacred space for women to come together, use their voices, be heard and seen. Women throughout history have gathered in circles to empower each other and share wisdom. Women’s Wisdom Circle 10 March 1:30pm – 3:30pm Join Natalie & Shannon for a special gathering
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In groups I sometimes work with the idea of resiliency. Resiliency ….. What does it mean to be resilient? Bounce back, bounce off of, withstand, remain standing. Is it a part of our hereditary, our inborn temperament? Perhaps it’s a positive self concept. An ability to remember the past, live in…
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
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