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Winter solstice meanderings – Did you know that the jay plants acorns to feed future generations of jays?

A solstice conversation with Parcifal Solomon about reality, consciousness and the necessity of walking

When I first met Parcifal, we were in his grandma’s garden, studying each other from afar, silently.  He had/ has the most arresting blue eyes and was much younger than me.  Our fathers are cousins.  We didn’t meet again for many decades and when we did we clicked and talked but it has really been during lockdown that our relationship has started to bind our roots and allow something new to grow.

He reads loads and thinks more and is not scared to step off the beaten track to explore what is below, above and around what we think we know.

Join us in our conversation about jays, winter, consciousness and why it matters to feel out feet against the earth.

On the solstice, take time to go within, to drop into the mystery and to trust that the light will rise again.

Much love.


Julie Leoni

Julie Leoni

Coach, author, podcaster, facilitator, Yoga and psychology teacher, learner

I have over 30 years of experience and qualification in various therapeutic and meditation/mindfulness based approaches. I work with change. Some changes we chose, others happen to us.  Sometimes we know we want to change but don't know how. Sometimes we don't want to change but external events or people are forcing us to change. The menopause, children leaving home, the end of a relationship or job, becoming a parent, coming out, bereavement are just some of the personal changes I support people with. I also work with people who want to make changes to their life and wider world in response to social issues such as Covid, the climate crisis and racial, sexual and gender inequalities. Times are changing whether we want them to or not and we need to be nimble, agile, curious and open in order to part of the new story emerging. Work with me to get clear on what matters to you, what makes your heart sing and what kind of future you want for yourself and those you love. It is possible to live differently, get in touch to explore how.

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