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About starspeakman

Poet, Writer, healer, nature photographer

Receiving Darshan

Paramahamsa Sri Swami Vishwananda Last week, I was gifted the opportunity to receive darshan from Paramahamsa Sri Swami Vishwananda, a new experience for me, unexpected, as I have recently expressed my reservations about the spiritual integrity of  called modern ‘masters’ and I … Continue reading

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Useful sites about trees

A guide to tree preservation procedures https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/244528/2127793.pdf Tree Preservation Orders and trees in conservation areas https://www.gov.uk/guidance/tree-preservation-orders-and-trees-in-conservation-areas Campaign in your community http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/get-involved/campaign-with-us/in-your-community/ Becoming a Community Guardian in Greater Manchester http://www.manchester.gov.uk/downloads/download/5210/community_guardians-essential_documents Heritage Trees http://heritagetrees.org.uk/ The Tree Register – with a unique database of … Continue reading

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Is Anybody Listening?

Is anybody listening? We cannot go back and fix the planet 100 months have been and gone It’s only getting worse More smog More rain More drought More wind Is there anybody listening? Less bees Less trees Less soil Less … Continue reading

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Kicking the bucket back!

Let’s get real about the older generations and yes, I have put it in the plural for a very good reason. My mother is still driving at 85. My Aunt of 97 has recently popped over from Canada for a short … Continue reading

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Joint the quiet revolution: 10 first ethical steps for low income households to help defeat the establishment and protect the planet & yourself

Switch your gas and electric away from the big six – go green https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Six_Energy_Suppliers_(UK) Read the news online – from more than one source – stop picking up the free papers http://educateinspirechange.org/alternative-news/great-britain-owned-run-5-billionaires/ Get a basic bank account that has no … Continue reading

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The authenticity of spiritual practitioners

  Before I write, I will lay my credentials on the table: I started my training as a spiritual healer in 1999 under the watchful eye of an elder of the Christian Spiritualist Centre in British Columbia. I continued it … Continue reading

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I am Human?

Last week I went to watch the film ‘Human’ put out by Paradigm Screenings. The film was a montage of people’s stories sandwiched between glorious aerial cinematic photography of the planet. I thoroughly enjoyed it. The stories centred around the … Continue reading

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