What are the implications of stealing the bees’ honey?

This was my original research question (or one of them) when I started wondering about how to take my doctoral studies forward. The photo underneath here shows a section of one of the brood frames from my hive ‘Audrey’. The honey belongs to the bees, they are making it for stores, and they are raising baby…

Seeds of Love

Seed catalogues arrive at this time of year – for keen gardeners this is an exciting and welcome addition to the post Christmas post. A seed catalogue holds the promise of summer in the depth of January – the Eden to come, all in potential. In psychotherapy we work with seeds. The seed quality in…

Hello world!

It is my hope that this blog will let you peek over the garden wall in to the (sometimes paradoxically hellish) Eden of my research. I am exploring how (and why) transpersonal psychotherapists come in to contact with the archetype of the garden. The research explores alchemy, creative imagination, and contemplative experience, and looks at how…