September is such a busy month, with acupuncture and herbal medicine seminars, peer reviews and renewed focus and energy for ideas and projects. During a recent online forum, Robin Marchment shared this gem. It's a beautiful counterpoint to the busyness of the season. Great discourse on the four seasons and harmonising the spirit 四气调神大论篇第 春三月，... Continue Reading →
What does spring time mean to you? Newness and all that's fresh and enlivening? Quiet times in nature, or pottering in the garden? Cooking up a storm with abundant fresh produce? The torments of hay fever or asthma? (and yes, acupuncture and herbal medicine may help with either of these conditions) Feel free to share... Continue Reading →
Here's why... I tree-changed out of the inner city, and now more than ever before, notice the seasons and the light, and more stars in the night-sky and native birds in the trees. I have trouble dragging myself back into the city. I decided to live without a telly, a tumble dryer and a dishwasher... Continue Reading →
Brisbane acupuncturist and herbalist Margi Macdonald dishes up a bowl of strawberry-related goodness in time for spring.
Spring is upon us in this great land down-under, and springtime means fresh asparagus. Don't be fooled into thinking this classy vegetable grows naturally all year round. It doesn't. It's one of nature's sublime springtime treats, best when its hidden, subterranean parts had the pleasure of a good, cold winter. So what about the road-raging... Continue Reading →