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Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert

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Marian Van Eyk McCain is the author of 'Transformation through Menopause '(Bergin & Garvey 1991), written for women who seek a deep understanding of their menopause process, 'ELDERWOMAN: Reap the wisdom, feel the power, embrace the joy '(Findhorn Press, 2002), an inspirational 'trail guide'... Full Bio
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Roller-Coasters and Robins by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Most of us who have been parents will probably recall that our children's behaviour seemed to cycle between periods when everything seemed calm, pleasant and easy and pe ... Read on »
Off Travelling Again by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Yes, I have been neglecting this blog for several months. And that, of course, is because we have been 'on the road' once more. Here's my latest trip report - on ... Read on »
Harvest Then and Now and ...Again? by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It is September and the green fields around here are interspersed with gold, just as they have been for generations. Not that there is much arable farming in thi ... Read on »
Summer Ending (in haiku) by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Nights are lengthening. Leaves hang heavy, all that's left one fluttering fall. Swallows gathering: "Mum, why must we wait on wires ... Read on »
Sunshine, Sweat and Purple Flowers by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Lately, the days are warm—so wonderfully warm that if feels like a miracle after the cool, wet summers we’ve had here in England in recent years. There are butter ... Read on »
The Greenie's Not (For) Dozing by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living One day, back in the early 1990s when we were homesteading in the Australian bush, we went to town for supplies. Just before we headed into the hardware store f ... Read on »
A Spring in Time by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It takes a chest infection and a week of sitting around indoors to appreciate fully how quickly the spring is moving. Even before I got sick, the world around h ... Read on »
Behind the Scenes by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A few years ago, Big Pharma’s push to have everyone taking cholesterol-lowering statins was starting to make news all over the place. See for example t ... Read on »
My New Copper Trowel by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living My new copper trowel arrived in the mail this morning. It is truly a thing of beauty. When I unwrapped the parcel and took it out, it positively glowed. As I held it i ... Read on »
Exploring Islands by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I have been absent from this blog for a lot of weeks now and that is because I have been indulging my passion for travel, especially in the Mediterranean region ... Read on »
Engaged Elderhood by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living One day recently, two things that came into my email inbox at the same time set me thinking about the way old age is commonly portrayed in our culture these days. ... Read on »
Making a Mark by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living My Teva sandals have a distinctive tread on their soles and when the summer sun softens the tar patches along the lane the little kid in me can't resist pr ... Read on »
A Summertime Flowering by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This year, as the unusually late spring nudged up against the first days of summer, we have seen an amazing array of wildflowers along our lanes and hedgerows. T ... Read on »
Getting From Here to There by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We have just been doing some travel planning and that set me thinking, once again, about my relationship to modern modes of travel. One of my early heroes ... Read on »
Spiritual Teachers by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Watkins magazine just published its annual list of the 100 most spiritually influential people in the world. It was interesting to see whose names made it on to that list, ... Read on »
A Different Sort of Fresco by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We spotted this bit of décor last month in a Fresc Co cafeteria in Barcelona (a welcome oasis for a pair of veggies like us in a country where, ... Read on »
As Plain As the Nose On Your Face by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I wouldn't have the courage to leap out of a capsule 23 miles up, that's for sure. Hell, I could never even pluck up courage to leap off the high diving board. But ... Read on »
September in Sardinia by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Here we are, home again after a marvellous month spent exploring Sardinia. It was our first trip there but I think - and hope - that it will be the first o ... Read on »
Self-Therapy Made Easy by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Today, instead of my usual musings, I am going to do some shameless self-promotion. It's something authors do, I'm afraid. In fact these days our publishers not only exp ... Read on »
The 'Right' Path of Relationship by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Last Tuesday Margaret Wheeler Johnson, an angel-faced young journalist from New Orleans, now based in New York City and editing the ‘women’ section* of the Huffi ... Read on »