Zesty Nasturtiums

Published in Healthy Options Magazine July 2009 Tucked away in my memory lies a happy scene which we probably all share: a patch of bright yellow and orange nasturtium flowers surrounded by their round dollar leaves. Squatting down you reach out and pick the long funnel off the back end of the flower and suck out the nectar, “Ummmm yummy,”…

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Bitten By the Earth

A Journey to Become a Craniosacral Therapist Originally published in Healthy Options Magazine, New Zealand Riding my bike in a desperate dash to get to the ferry after a long day of cooking on Waihike Island, I felt extremely lucky there was a taxi behind me. For once I could actually see down the unpaved driveway. Unfortunately my speed was…

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Cabbage Unveiled

From Walking Sticks to Cancer Prevention Originally published April 2004 in Healthy Options magazine, New Zealand At first glance the cabbage seems rather unremarkable as it is common and inexpensive. It has proven itself for thousands of years to be one of man's closest friends; providing nourishment, preventing ill health, supporting the ailing body with the strong stalk of the…

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