Author Archives: Amy O

About Amy O

Daydreamer. OT Student. 26 years. Passion for Art, Nature, Botany, Tattoos, Rock and Blues, Yoga & the Cosmos!

2016 COT Annual conference 40th Anniversary- Reflections

On realising I will not be able to attend the COT annual conference this year due to a two week jaunt to Bali (such mixed emotions!), I felt it would be a good time to reflect on some of the … Continue reading

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Re-educating myself about self care -touching on OT principles!

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from our own actions.” – Dalai Lama. I don’t know if it’s just me, but there seems to be so many misconceptions these days about the term ‘self-care’ and why/when we should … Continue reading

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Mixing passions- Music & Yoga (My current playlist)

I have always loved the idea of music being our ‘universal language’, the concept that music can allow for communication between between countries, language barriers, time-periods, generations, distance, technology, our loving relationships…and so much more! On reading an excerpt by Garth … Continue reading

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Hands on at Whitmuir farm!

I was originally just going to order a delivery, but when I realised it was only 16 miles away and completely open for the public to wander, I decided to drive out to see it for myself! Continue reading

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Shakshouka for Breakfast!

I first tried this dish when I was in New York and thought it was delicious! Eggs? Fab. Tomato? Fab. Onion? Even more fab. It was a breakfast of champions and I wanted to try it myself. This dish is … Continue reading

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When life throws you lemons… (Fighting fatigue with fitness and fresh highland air!)

I am long overdue a blog post, but I have had lots and lots going on so I am going to burden everybody with two or three posts today just to update! I was recently at home in Inverness visiting … Continue reading

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Easy Tarka Dahl…my first attempt at Middle Eastern cuisine!

Well it has been a rather eventful week here in Edinburgh, we have had the Jazz and Blues festival and as HUGE blues fans, my partner and I have tried to squeeze in as much of is as we can, … Continue reading

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