Regular readers of this journal know that I am an orthodox, card-carrying, fully paid-up member of BIWI** So when I saw the therapist at the Athenaeum was offering full-body hot stone massage at 25% discount I knew I had to have one! Lately my back and shoulders have been really stiff and I was in the mood for some “me” time and some serious pampering (you start to see the underlying philosophy of BIWI, right?).
Well! It was the most divine seventy-five minutes of absolute bliss imagineable. Sofia, the therapist, used a mix of ginger, geranium and rosewood oils, which … Read the rest »
Three years ago my good friend B gave me The Secret in CD form for Christmas. I became hooked immediately not just because it made sense to me, but because so much of it tied in with the spiritual beliefs I’ve held for a long, long time. I am not religious. I do not understand religious fervour. I do not need a group of men – and all religions are male-dominated and male-led – to tell me what I should and shouldn’t believe or how I should live my life and what might happen to me after I’ve died if … Read the rest »