Salma, the New Arrival

April 15th Today we picked up salma, the new member of the family. This is the first time that we have taken an adult dog who had a home but didn’t know us beforehand. Three of the dogs we have had came to us when their owners died, but we knew them before. Our first [...]

By |2021-04-18T17:40:05+02:00April 18th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Bobby: what a sad existence!

Almost every afternoon we have been walking past a property where nobody lives. Today we met a neighbour who invited us to go inside. He said “Maybe we will see Bobby.” Bobby turned out to be a dog. In all the times we had passed by we had never seen or heard a sound. We [...]

By |2021-02-19T17:34:23+01:00February 19th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Sea Buckthorn Profile

Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) Sea Buckthorn is very popular for self-selection with cats, dogs and horses! Here are some interesting facts. Finnish researchers from the University of Turku have shown that Sea Buckthorn reduces the risk of developing blood clots, known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The researchers tested the effects of sea buckthorn oil on a [...]

By |2021-02-12T15:59:36+01:00February 12th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Elderflower Profile

Elderflower Sambucus nigra Benefits of Elderflower Sambucus nigra profile Elderflower belongs to a group of flowering plants in the Adoxaceae family.  The medicinal properties of this plant are often overlooked as we tend to focus more on how it is used as flavour and in making drinks and in food. Different Types of Elder The [...]

By |2021-02-12T15:56:44+01:00February 12th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Elemi Profile

Elemi Canarium luzonicum Elemi is distilled from the resin of a tree, Canarium luzonicum, which is native to the Philippines.  It is closely related to frankincense and they both belong to the botanical family Bursacerae which includes some 75 tropical trees, and they share many of the same qualities. In vibrational medicine and esoteric uses [...]

By |2021-01-25T12:45:29+01:00January 25th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Elemi Profile

Elemi Canarium luzonicum Elemi is distilled from the resin of a tree, Canarium luzonicum, which is native to the Philippines.  It is closely related to frankincense and they both belong to the botanical family Bursacerae which includes some 75 tropical trees, and they share many of the same qualities. In vibrational medicine and esoteric uses [...]

By |2021-01-25T12:36:42+01:00January 25th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Dittany of Crete Profile

Dittany is a low-growing bush with fuzzy green leaves similar in shape to oregano. The hairs that cover the leaves and stem give the herb a whitish-grey sheen and soft texture. Sometimes, the edges of the leaves are purple. It blooms in summer when pink or purple flowers with a strong herbal scent appear. The [...]

By |2021-01-18T12:20:06+01:00January 18th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Happy New Year 2021

Tonight we say  heartfelt goodbye to 2020! My wish for you all is that 2021 will bring good health, happiness, peace and fulfilment in all that you aspire to do and that your work will contribute to improve the wellbeing of animals at every level - physical, mental and emotional. See your New Year card [...]

By |2020-12-31T14:14:58+01:00December 31st, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Value of Cooperation

Some years ago during a trip to Guatemala they told me this joke. "A man went to the market where he saw a fishmonger who had two wooden barrels on his stall. In each barrel there were shrimps. One barrel had one price and the other a different, higher price. One barrel was open and [...]

By |2020-12-14T16:16:31+01:00December 14th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

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