The Successful Celebrant

The Successful Celebrant by Veronika Sophia Robinson is currently the bestselling book in the Starflower Press Celebrancy imprint. If you wish to build a creative, inspiring, happy, prosperous and life-enhancing celebrant practice this short and simple booklet has the power to change your life. It is written on the assertion that by creating new thought […]

Celebrating Winter Outdoors

by Veronika Sophia Robinson I rather enjoy snuggling up on the sofa, with a good book and hot cuppa, and cuddles with the cats. Oh how easy it is to hibernate for months on end!   I’ve just come in from spending time in the garden, on this bitterly cold late November day, where I’ve […]

Six Ways To Start The Day

Smile at yourself in the mirror Before you do anything else, stand in front of your mirror and smile. Tell yourself it’s a great day! Go on, give yourself a wink. Say a few words of positive affirmation to and about yourself. Walk barefoot on the grass Whenever possible, start your day walking barefoot on […]

The Soapmaker: experiencing place

Reflective Essay for MA Creative Writing © Veronika Robinson This is the reflective essay (a mix of personal reflection and academic research) that I submitted with my portfolio for module two of my Master’s Degree in Creative Writing in 2020 (University of Cumbria). The topic of the module was: Experiencing Place. I have explored this […]

The Creative

I am blessed to belong to a family of creatives. My mum, one of the most creative women I’ve ever met, has been such an inspiration to me. She sewed ragdolls and clothes, built wooden castles, erected a flying fox so we could swing through our huge rural garden, created wonderfully tasty food, played mandolin, […]