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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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Midsummer…and the fullness thereof. by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Have you noticed that there comes a point in every growing season at which everything suddenly seems to take off? One minute, there is space between plants and the next min ... Read on »
Midsummer…and the fullness thereof. by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Have you noticed that there comes a point in every growing season at which everything suddenly seems to take off? One minute, there is space between plants and the next m ... Read on »
Welcome to our Garden, Tullio Two. by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Fig trees are not something one would normally associate with cool, damp England, even in this milder, south-western part of it where I live. But the gardening catalogue assu ... Read on »
Welcome to our Garden, Tullio Two. by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Fig trees are not something one would normally associate with cool, damp England, even in this milder, south-western part of it where I live. But the gardening catalogue as ... Read on »
Synchronicity Story by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Imagine my surprise, last week, when the pleasant-faced stranger in the bar on Maratea railway station recognized me as the person who had blogged about my previous visit t ... Read on »
Shortlisted by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A big thank-you to everyone who voted for one of my essays in the Ooffoo Laureate competition. The results were announced yesterday and although I didn't manage to score firs ... Read on »
Just One Shift by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Over breakfast,I was watching a woodpecker on the peanut feeder and thinking about some writing I have to do on sustainability. And that set me pondering on perception. ... Read on »
Thank You for Voting by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Voting for the Ooffoo Laureate competition has now closed but the results have not yet been announced. As soon as they are, I will post them here. Thank you so much, all those ... Read on »
Vote for Me and Help a Frog by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The wonderful thing about winter and these long, dark evenings is that there seems to be more time for writing. I have been very busy, lately, working on the new book ... Read on »
Feeling One's Age by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living If you tell me, coyly, that you are 70 (or however many) years 'young',(which women frequently do) I cannot help but infer that you regard the word 'old' as at worst an in ... Read on »
Turning Point by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I love the yin/yang symbol. And I love the fact that it describes a dynamic principle. Each half of the pattern contains the seed of the other. Yin contains the kernel of y ... Read on »
That Other World Wide Web by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Economist David Korten commented , six years ago, that the language of economic dysfunction has become so common that when he uses the term “the global suicide economy” in ... Read on »
One for the Jungians by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Like millions of other people I wept with joy and relief last night too. And I'm not even American. I had to stay up till 4 am GMT in order to watch history get made. ... Read on »
On Being - and Not Being - a Gypsy by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I spent most of October travelling. I don’t usually blog when I’m travelling. For me, the time to talk about my travels is after I return. Travel is like breathin ... 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 »
Time to Climb the Steps by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I’ve noticed myself getting a bit strident and judgmental lately, both in conversations and online and I don’t like it. Moreover, it is stupid. It doesn’t achieve anything ex ... 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 »
The Words for Honeysuckle by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It is mid-June, and along with the foxgloves and campions and the froth of white cow parsley, there is honeysuckle everywhere. Its scent fills the lanes. Every morning walk I ... Read on »
Is It Me, Or Are You Gabbling? by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I walk in the door, change into my slippers and check the voicemail. Two messages. I play them both and they sound like gobbledygook. I play them again. I still can hardly ... Read on »
My Need of Mountains by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living To my surprise, the other morning, I found myself suddenly longing for the sight of mountains. I mean real mountains. And forest. Wilderness. Wildness. The sort of landscape ... Read on »