In a Gentle Way Shake the World

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
June Perkins © “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” –Mahatma Gandhi I matched this quote and image, because the gentle art of henna, can be a way for people to spend time together to build friendship and community. We had a henna workshop recently, which uplifted all…

Henna for Well Being

I have noticed Henna  (also known as mehndi) a reddish brown dye made from leaves and used to colour the hair and decorate the body, on the hands of women in art depicting Hinduism and on women from India and always wondered how it was done. Henna is traditionally used for special occasions like weddingsContinue reading “Henna for Well Being”

Write in Response to Visual Art

Originally posted on Big Sister Blogs – Maria Parenti:
June Perkins, author, poet, blogger, photographer and videographer, held a Writing Poetry in Response to Art, workshop which showed how visual art could inspire poetry or some form of writing. Aspiring and emerging writers and poets were given an insight into ‘how to think differently’ about writing poetry. This event was part…

The Rose of Good Health

In a quest for wellness, and a past quest for my son’s sleeplessness as a babe – I  have found specifically recommended alternative health practitioners life savers.  After exhausting all other options first, I have turned to them for assistance, but perhaps I should have consulted them at the same time.  Easy to see thatContinue reading “The Rose of Good Health”

Turning a Corner with a soundtrack of wellness and persistence

For those of you following my wellness quest with the psoriasis I am pleased to report that the first two weeks of working with fixing my diet, exercising more, taking vitamin D and zinc, and daily using a cleanser and ointment, has led to a dramatic improvement. The redness has dramatically decreased in area andContinue reading “Turning a Corner with a soundtrack of wellness and persistence”