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Jane Alexander
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Journalist and author
Journalist and author

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Oh wow...a whole long post all dedicated to...ME??! My interview with the gorgeous +Donna Booth :)
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I’ve just returned from a session of biodynamic craniosacral therapy (not the catchiest of names).  Sometimes serendipity really does trip-trap into one’s life.  I’ve had a relentless cough for the last four months.  Nothing touches it and it looks as…
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I first heard Leonard Cohen growl in 1968.  My brother came home with The Songs of Leonard Cohen, and said, ‘You have to listen to this.’  My mother, sister and I plonked down on the sofa as he pulled the album from its sleeve and placed the vinyl on the…
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I’ve been silent for a while because I’ve been pondering, processing.  When something rustles up my psyche, I find I need to let it settle.  It’s like throwing a pebble into a pond and watching the ripples spread out.  Then throwing another one.…
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What the hell do you do when your career seems hell-bent on sliding into the mud?  Ask Google and then turn to Facebook, that’s what. Let’s backtrack.  I’ve been a freelance journalist, author and editor for thirty years. I’ve worked for the vast majority…
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Feng shui – ‘acupuncture for homes’.  Back in the 90s, it was all the rage.  Well, to be fair, back in China, 5,000 years ago feng shui was all the rage – and has never been out of fashion.  Here in the west, we’re so fickle.  As I was reading back…
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Do our homes reflect our psyche?  It’s pretty much a no-brainer.  How could our living spaces not mirror our inner world?  We personalise, decorate, embellish even the simplest spaces. Inevitably the home can become a reflection of persona – the mask we…
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It’s been a very long time since I’ve posted a blog and I’m sitting here feeling distinctly nervous.  So forgive me as I fumble and feel my way back into this.  Many years back, I wrote a piece for YOU magazine on the power of blogging…you can read it…
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My mother introduced me to the Bach Flower Remedies way back when I was a teenager. We’d spend hours poring over each remedy, deciding which combinations we’d make up for family and friends. I took the remedies with me to university and then onto my new…
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