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Refugi French Pyrenees

by Emma Wallace Seven years ago I doodled a mountain on a piece of paper and I couldn’t understand what it was. Now I live on that mountain, laying the foundation stones of a modern-day abbey and stronghold. This is how I got here. My friend Sarah, a writer, gives me a word of advice. […]

My post-heroic journey: Tiu de Haan

Tiu de Haan

After starting out in the music business, Tiu de Haan has forged her own unique path. From starting a non-profit to connect children and their parents to playing in nature, she now creates rituals to help people connect to themselves and each other (her TEDx talk explains more about this). We met on her beautifully white […]

The Hedge School Podcast: Stephen Jenkinson

Today we have an Easter treat for you: a new episode of The Hedge School Podcast. In this episode, Hedge School founder Dr Sharon Blackie interviews teacher and creator of the Orphan Wisdom School, Stephen Jenkinson (https://orphanwisdom.com/). The conversation is focused on what it is to be an elder in today’s world, and on Stephen’s […]

The Hedge School Podcast: a new episode

Today’s special treat: on The Hedge School Podcast, Sharon interviews bestselling writer, author of the ‘Boudica’ series, and ‘shamanic dreaming’ teacher Manda Scott (www.mandascott.co.uk). The conversation is focused on contemporary shamanic practice, and whether it is possible to recreate an authentic spiritual practice based on what little we know about the traditions followed by our […]