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What is the Tree of Life?

The Tree of Life is an ancient symbol – recognised in many cultures around the world – which embodies our own individual journey through life, and our spiritual connection to the world we live in. It also represents the interconnectedness of life, and the passage of time.

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Loneliness at Christmas

Loneliness at Christmas is a big deal. Here are a few suggestions to help you out, and a few site suggestions that you may also want to look into

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Gifts for Men

Gifts for men may well be one of the biggest challenges facing any considerate gift buyer – we all know men can be the most difficult to please!

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Birthday Celebrations

I thought I’d take a look into the history of birthdays, and was surprised at what I learned! Have a read of some of these surprising facts

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Birthstones

Birthstones are seen as a modern traditional gift, and many people assume it to be a pagan or even hippie thing – but the history might surprise you…!

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Astrology and the Zodiac

A brief history of astrology and the zodiac, with my fumbling but mostly decent description of why there are actually 13 star signs! Plus a list of the classic signs

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