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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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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 »
A Novel Piece of News by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It is ready at last. My new book! This one is a novel. Set in Italy, England and Australia, it is a ‘love story with a difference’. Its title is The Bird Menders. ... Read on »
A Novel Piece of News by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It is ready at last. My new book! This one is a novel. Set in Italy, England and Australia, it is a ‘love story with a difference’. Its title is The Bird Menders. ... Read on »
A Sense of Purpose by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Five tiny fingers, each but an inch long. I remember how they used to curl around one of mine, gripping with all the prehensile power of that old monkey gene. The rosebud m ... Read on »
A Sense of Purpose by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Five tiny fingers, each but an inch long. I remember how they used to curl around one of mine, gripping with all the prehensile power of that old monkey gene. The rosebud ... 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 »
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 »
A Teddy Bear, Seagulls and Some Thoughts on Evolution by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living There was an uproar in Britain this week when a foreign government arrested a middle-aged English teacher and threatened her with a public whipping and/or imprisonment for al ... Read on »
All Aboard ... The Amphibian Ark by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I don't often do 'commercials' on this blog, but I guess you could call today's post a kind of commercial. You see, one third of all the royalties from my book The Lilypad Li ... Read on »
All Aboard ... The Amphibian Ark by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I don't often do 'commercials' on this blog, but I guess you could call today's post a kind of commercial. You see, one third of all the royalties from my book The Lilypad ... Read on »
All Our Relations by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living  Have you noticed how so many of the ways that we talk about Nature and about our fellow creatures drive a semantic wedge between ‘it’ and us, between ‘them’ and us ... Read on »
Any Thought in a Storm by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living When I set out for my daily walk this morning it was 9:00 a.m. but the sky was so dull and dark and heavy that it felt as though night had not yet fully retreated. It was ra ... Read on »
Apologia for a Surname by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I never liked my maiden name. So when I got married I enthusiastically took my husband’s name. He was a Dutchman and his name was van Eijk, which, in Dutch, means ‘of oak’. By ... 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 »
Balancing Act by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I’ve become a bit unbalanced of late. No, I don’t mean that I have been toppling over or that my mental health is any more precarious than it ever was, but that the ratio ... 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 »
Close Quarters by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living My blog tour is over and I am home. It was intended to last another week or two, but I decided it was time to stop. Somehow, it felt finished. This time of year, in ... Read on »
Coasting Along On My Birthday by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I spent my seventy-second birthday doing one of the things I love best, which is walking on the SouthWest Peninsula Coast Path. This, as you may know, is the longest lo ... Read on »
Definitely Voting 'YES' tomorrow by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I lived in Australia for 35 years. At election time, I usually voted for a minority party that reflected my true beliefs In other words, whatever one was the greenest. ... Read on »
Downshifting? Easy Does It! by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I am delighted to announce that my new book on downshifting, Downshifting Made Easy: How to plan for your planet-friendly future is now available for purchase. It ... Read on »