Sensory Journeys with Plants

Fern Middleton works at the A.S.APOTHECARY distilling garden and is a textile and print designer. This month we asked her to write a piece exploring her relationship with plants and how that informs her stunning textile designs. In this blog post she beautifully captures this special connection..

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Shedding skins – Evolving Self.

In summer, when the days are long, our metabolisms and energy levels amp up, but in winter our energy levels reduce and the brain produces more melatonin because of the lack of sunlight, which makes us sleepy. For most of us though, productivity remains the same all year round, and from season to season we make no real distinction and our output levels stay pretty consistent. Perhaps this is the problem?

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Twigs Moss Mud - A Visit to Sussex Artist Linda Felcey

Linda Felcey is a fine artist whose paintings and prints explore an intimate and shifting connection with environment, nature and the impact of the seasons on a rural Sussex landscape. Linda’s exhibition ‘Deluge’ will be showing in the A.S.APOTHECARY shop in Lewes from 30th November until 28th February.  Tara Gould visited Linda in her studio, a shepherd’s hut at the foot of the South Down, to find out more about her work process.

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Cammie Toloui - Street Photographer & Therapist

Part of our ethos at A.S.APOTHECARY is to support and champion the work of our friends and colleagues in the local community, especially women. Here, Tara Gould interviews the wonderful Cammie Toloui – mother, artist, altruist, cat lover, therapist and American living in Lewes. Cammie enjoyed a stint with our all female Asapoth team in Lewes and we loved her soulful, fun and open hearted presence. To this end, we wanted to celebrate her amazing work and colourful career to date in this blog post.

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Is your Lip Balm Poisoning you?

The skin on your lips is thinner than other places on your body, only three layers compared to 16 on your face, which is why it is so crucially important that they are cared for, protected and not covered with noxious substances. In this article, Tara Gould looks at how your trusted lip balm could be a danger to your health.

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The Benefits of a Holistic Facial for Mature Skin

In this blog post, Tara Gould reviews her recent bespoke facial with our In-House therapist Ellie Gill

‘When was the last time you had a facial?’ Ellie asked as I settled back into the therapy couch in the A.S.APOTHECARY Treatment Room.

I mentally scanned back through the months, the years, the decades.

‘It must have been at least ten years ago, and only because it was a gift from a friend.’

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