THE CRAZY CRONE: Living a Wild & Adventurous Life


An open letter for the people in Gaza

Originally posted on Uprootedpalestinians's Blog: We are doctors and scientists, who spend our lives developing means to care and protect health and lives. We are also informed people;…

August 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Both Sides Now – Israel/Palestine Pt 2

What has changed in the intervening years, from my ardent support for Israel which I think was pretty prevalent among most people at the time, to the widespread condemnation of … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 14 Comments

….Where Angels Fear to Tread: Israel-Palestine, Pt 1

I called this post “Where Angels Fear to Tread” because I am firmly of the belief that we lose our humanity when we stay silent in the face of crimes … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 10 Comments

Dealing With Chronic Illness: A Spiritual Practice

Originally posted on Spirituality Without Borders: Reflections on Spiritual Practice:
? ? My favorite version of the legend of the Phoenix has it resurrecting from the marrow of its own…

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adventures in Israel: My Time on a Kibbutz 1972

In 1972 I was still going out with Bill, someone I’d known since my second year at University. We broke up and got back together again on countless occasions, mainly … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 4 Comments

Some Book References on Food

I did a short swing into Thailand in my previous post and decided I’d like to keep writing for a while about places I’ve visited, so instead of ranting and … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 5 Comments

Thai Adventures & Memories

I’m doing a slight detour here from my next post about the counselling I received after my mother died, as I’m hopping back to my involvement in women’s liberation. In … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 4 Comments

Saying Goodbye (35)

My husband, Bryan, had told me that Mum was losing weight before she was diagnosed with lung cancer as he’d been working in the country and had visited my parents’ … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 16 Comments

The Human Concertina (34)

COCKROACH IN SCALES The other morning There was a cockroach, A big black shiny one, trapped in the face of my scales. As it waved its feelers back at my … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Womanpower (33)

When David Cameron announced his cabinet reshuffle a short while ago and more women were appointed to Cabinet, the headlines talked about “girlpower” and, of course what the “girls” were … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 17 Comments

Mo: The Crazy Crone

The Crazy Crone

The Crazy Crone

I'm a writer, artist, photographer, sacred warrior woman, blessed crone with a mad dash of purple. Member of free spirit/arty-farty brigade (entry free to all), dedicated to fearlessness, feistiness & magnificent mojo.

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F – abulous; A – bundant; T- remendous

Don’t waste my life talking to me of calories, kilojoules, 2lbs lost here, 5lbs gained here. Because my life – and yours – is too precious to spend time on dead-ends dictated by a society terrified of abundant, free, daring, loose, fleshy, juicy, freewheeling, wildish women. Join me: I rejoice that  I am a Ferocious    […]

Mother Courage

Quite a while ago I used to add my art to a site called Squidoo, but then I clean forgot about it as I moved to other sites which were more user-friendly.  I suddenly remembered Squidoo last week only to find that it had been taken over by HubPages which said it would switch my […]

Another lovely sunset in North Cyprus

Another lovely sunset in North Cyprus

Yesterday I was able to get some more really good photos of the sunset because cloud formations create such wonderful colours. Although the sun looks lovely going down on a cloudless sky, it really is a time of magical sunsets once clouds reappear on the horizon – a sign too that autumn is starting to […]



I’ve had a rather quiet few days where I have just felt drawn to appreciate the contentment in my life. The evening before yesterday, I shot some great photos of a wonderful sunset here in North Cyprus, and as I watched the setting sun and the clouds ghosting overhead, with a lovely cool breeze wafting […]

Ethics & Integrity

I created the above piece of art to show how dark it can be sometimes when you’re sorting out matters of ethics and integrity. The yellow flashes show us a path guided by Divinity and our own intuition, the darkness relates to the fears we sometimes face in making difficult decisions, while the red network […]

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