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Patricia Rooney

Yoga teacher and holistic therapist

Monceau Fleurs
Patricia Rooney

bicycle with flowers

There’s a flower shop in Paris called Monceau Fleurs which means heap of flowers. Here I watch the florists arrange the flowers.

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snow in Grand Rapids

My boss at Westinghouse, Tom Rosewall was the first boss I ever called by first name. He was a wild Californian who walked around the London office with his trousers tucked inside his boots.

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a green telephone box

How would I start, what would I say I dialed the number, my heart in my mouth.

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A life changing adventure
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a life changing adventure

One day I was having a really bad day when I suddenly saw the huge red truck go past the window … it was like a sign

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Green apples
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green apples

It’s things like the green apples, in every showroom. I just loved it... these were the certain ways we did things.

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How to grow people
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How to grow people

They had this place called Marigold Lodge in the US, right on the edge of a lake. It was like a farm, where they grow ideas.

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Speaking in Public
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audience

I spent most of Wednesday in that same terror, waiting to go on the course later in the evening. What did I have to say? Who cared?

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The naming of fields
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You’d have to know our small farm on the West coast of Ireland to appreciate how we named the fields.

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