Author Archives: Mo

Wednesday 1 January 2020 – Homeward bound

Well I appear to have the whole retreat to myself! Dot left for her transfer to the airport at 7.45 this morning as she is flying to Manchester. Breakfast was not until 9.30. No meditation or yoga leaving party revellers … Continue reading

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Tuesday 31 December – Day 6 New Year’s Eve

7am group meditation… feeling our senses, followed by Hatha flow yoga. 9am breakfast – porridge, mixed fruit and yoghurt, green juice (not sure what it was) Chilly morning with cloud. When the sun comes out it will warm up. One … Continue reading

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Monday 30 December – Day 5 Juan Carlos and night out

The day starts with meditation at 7.15. A more traditional approach sitting cross-legged, straight-backed arms outwards, hands facing upwards on knees, incense burning and very peaceful and focused for half an hour. This was followed soon afterwards by some very … Continue reading

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Sunday 29 December – Day 4 – lighthouse and market

Hardly slept during the night with aching legs, probably as a result of the beach walk yesterday which was in fact much further than I expected, but still under 5k. I am just so unfit. Quick snack for early breakfast … Continue reading

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Saturday 28 December – Day 3 meditation and massage

I woke at 5.45 this morning so had a good night’s sleep as I’d retired for bed fairly early at 9. I thought I would join the early meditators as I was told this energises the body and mind for … Continue reading

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Friday 27 December – Day 2 at Crisalida Retreat

I woke at 7 to a bright sunny morning, still cool outside but with a promise of 20 degrees later. I had found myself sharing my room with Anna-Maija, who was a psycho therapist from Belgium. She and I got … Continue reading

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Thursday 26 December – Day 1 Crisalida

Ok, Christmas ringing, singing, present opening, drinking, feasting… all safely out of the way.  I couldn’t sleep at all of course with my brain on high alert.  I repacked my cabin bag several times in my mind although the final decisions had … Continue reading

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Planning on 18 December

The family are off to Oz today, so after lovely pre Christmas celebrations, I must start packing a few lightweight items of clothing as it looks like it could be 20 degrees in a little village near Benidorm. Nice after … Continue reading

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Campriano

April/May 2019 Here are some photos taken during my magical stay in a vineyard in Tuscany.

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Friday 26 October

Homeward bound   We left a snowy Keflavík Airport early on Friday morning. Stunning views of the city of London as we circled waiting for our slot to land and a good ten degrees warmer! .    

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