Her First Children

Her temper had finally cooled. The pools of molten lava lay without structure or form in her belly. Now she could travel deep within and create. With each thought, each feeling, each dream, new structures took shape. She wondered about whether there were any of her kind out there, she dreamed of love and companionship,Continue reading “Her First Children”

The Girl That Never Was

If you have had a miscarriage, still-birth or lost a child very young you might find yourself wondering what their life would have been like. You might mark their birthdays or the anniversary of their departure from this world or daydream about what they might have done or experienced. As for me, I did not,Continue reading “The Girl That Never Was”

The Hope of Winter

“I have conversed with the Spiritual Sun, I saw him on Primrose Hill” William Blake It was one of those days today where the clouds are low and almost impenetrable, both at times gloomy and glum. The trees looked more like stone statues than living beings, placed on top of a ground that was hardContinue reading “The Hope of Winter”

It takes a (small) village…

The day after the UK Referendum in our old shop, Unit 1, something magical happened. We suddenly became very busy but not busy with sales, a different kind of busy as people from the local community came in throughout the day seeking friendship and connection, wanting to share the confusion of emotions they were feeling.Continue reading “It takes a (small) village…”

The First Solar Return of RSL

Well here we are and it’s exactly a year since the shop opened its doors.   To mark the occasion we had a small sale last week with some bubbles and delicious home-made cake made our resident Angel and healer, Loretta McCabe. Looking back over the last year I have learnt so much about making aContinue reading “The First Solar Return of RSL”

Pop Up Love

Saturday 13 February saw another successful community event for the burgeoning RSL Collective. For this we ‘borrowed’ the unit next door so we could spread (the love) along the first three Units of the freshly painted Queens Parade in Willesden Green. As I truly know (and am making a business from it), Valentine’s Day bringsContinue reading “Pop Up Love”