Elderflowers

Best time to harvest: bright, sunny mornings in June, before the bees take the pollen   It’s approaching September and the Autumnal Equinox will be upon us soon. All the Elderflowers are gone and have been replaced by slowly darkening berries. In Scotland, Elderflowers begin to bloom in June and finish up in early July:…

Eudaemonia and God’s Breath

  We toil alone, and we are accompanied by spirits. -Elizabeth Gilbert Eudaemonia – the Aristotelian word for happiness. The Ancient Greeks believed that Eudaemonia was the optimum state for the individual, in other words, #goals. Aristotle’s definition didn’t actually translate to happiness, though. A more accurate translation is “activity that is in accordance with…