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This website is purely dedicated to my books and writing, so you will excerpts here of my books and poetry and where you can purchase them. I write under the genres of the Paranormal/Psychic, Romantic and Erotic fiction and Poetry. I do hope you enjoy the excerpts here and you'll stop by again.


Astrid Brown is an Author and a Professional Medium/Psychic who writes vastly on her experiences, some of which are in her books and others on her blogs and personal web pages. She is an experienced College Lecturer in Holistic Studies and Reiki Master. She currently freelances and writes periodically for an online magazine and works for a large well known international psychic company as a professional psychic medium. She resides in the UK.
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“It was a very special moment for John's spirit was awakening and he was opening up, I had touched and resonated with his soul. It was more than just cyber sex, more than making love with someone you loved, it was blending souls as soul mates do and it was an incredible moment for the two of us. We both cried beautiful happy tears”
Astrid Brown, A Psychic Affair: A Romantic Novel
"I don't know what you have done, my mind is not my own
For you have magicked me for my feelings for you have grown
I did not set to fall in love, for you must have cast a spell
For you have bewitched me and all my doubts dispel
What spell have you cast to enchant me like this?
To make me fall in love and ache for your kiss”

“I heard your whispered fantasies so clear
Softly told in my ear
I opened my eyes you weren't there
So real my dream, I was so aware
But we'll meet again so certainly
In our whispered fantasy”
Astrid Brown, Whispered Fantasies

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  THIS IS NOT MY IMAGINATION I heard your name in the breeze Carried and talked about by the trees And every footstep I walked The echoes me...

Wednesday, 27 June 2007

A Silver Lining



A Silver Lining

Don't you often wonder how you arrived at where you are in life? You think if only I had done this, or studied that, or perhaps I should have taken that other job instead of that one, may be not married that guy/girl!

I was pondering over these thoughts at breakfast this morning, I especially think about things when I am feeling a bit down and then I was inspired to think latteraly instead of litterly. I think well if I hadn't made that choice where would I be today. Should I have pursued a career in the art world; when I was at school from the age of 5 years all I wanted to do was become an artist and I was single-minded enough to pursue this all the way through my schooling, went to art school, and then suddenly one day I felt this was not what I wanted, I wanted to do nursing instead. Now I never did any sciences at school until my final year when I did a short course in biology to help me understand the human body to enable me to draw it better and now here I was spending all this time concentrating on art and now thats not what I wanted.

So I made the change, I had to learn total new subjects, do science and a bit of maths (WHICH I HATE LOL) I was quite happy the art came in handy for drawing diagrams did a good trade at nursing college drawing diagrams for other nurses. And then some difficult personal problems came about and I left nursing and sort of drifted into Medical Secretarial College, which I excelled at, funnily enough when I started nurse training I did a short course in touch typing to help me type up my lecture notes, so I had a head start and the nursing was useful as I knew and could spell all the terminology, and when I was working at the Hospital I could liase easily with the Medical staff and could organise all the clinics easily and quicker than any other medical secretary as I could work unaided and had good rapport with medical staff and patients alike.

My whole life went along this way making this choice because circumstances at the time deemed it necessary almost as if an inner voice was leading me along a pathway. How I got into complementary medicine was a direct result of orthodox medicine failing to help with an allergy I had, I began to experiment on myself firstly with homoeopathy and graduated to family and friends with good results and I branched out to herbal and essential oils, all of this long before it was fashionable, and yes I was ridiculed and laughed at, at the time. Again my previous life choices helped me with this route.

I spent several years, actually many lol studying courses, writing dissertations on a vast array of complementary therapies, until I'd covered about every eventuality and thought how can I best put these into practise to help others. So to get my foot in the door, as at this time complementary therapies were not terribly recognised within the medical profession, I decided to train as a beauty therapist, to introduce my therapies into treatments, which I did, and my artistic background helped with the make up. Finally I had this need to pass on my knowledge to others I wanted people out there to know just what complementary therapies could do. I volunteered working at my Local Hospital, which was also a teaching hospital, working in the field of pallative care, this was easy for me due to my nursing background. The consultants at the hospital were enlightened to the effects of complementary medicine and saw the advantages. You'll note I say complementary and not alternative, as these therapies should be complementary to orthodox and not as an alternative.

I further went on to teach both beauty therapy and a vast array of assorted complementary therapies intoducing them for the first time at the only International Examination Therapy College in Scotland, and I was so proud to see my therapists go to work all over the world knowing I passed on a little bit of what I myself have learned.

What I am trying to say here in a very long-winded way is 'isn't it amazing where we end up' how if we hadn't done this course or made this choice, our lives would be so different. Think of all the positives we have, for example if we hadn't married that guy, would we have the beautiful children we have now, would we have met the wonderful guy we have now, had it not been we were unhappy with our ex's.

It's easy to overlook the 'Silver lining' in every grey rain cloud, but there is one there and if we ponder for a while you will see it. Everything we do is for a reason, it takes us on our journey of life's lessons and as a result we grow the wiser, the more knowlegedable and stronger as a direct result and this in turn enables us to give and show empathy and to help others going through similar circumstances.

I hope this blog in turn will at least help someone to see that 'Silver Lining"

MPB (c)

A novel "A psychic affair"

Some Reviews

Reviews

Great read, it's not the usual romantic novel it's a bit of a cross genre being informative and paranormal but it had me hooked, I would love it if the author wrote a sequel as I would love to know how the characters relationship goes I do hope the author does Sarah65 __________________________ Amazing read and was engrossed until I finished reading, this book is more than a novel it helps understand the psychic's world and has such depth of feelings Stella Matthews An interesting read different but I really enjoyed this book I liked the factual glossary at the end, it helped make sense of the paranormal happenings throughout S Williams
- http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-psychic-affair-astrid-brow
5.0 out of 5 stars What an Amazing Read :-), January 15, 2014 By Sam - See all my reviews This review is from: A Psychic Affair: A Romantic Novel (Paperback) I found this book totally drew me in and couldn't wait to get to the next page to see what was going to happen! Brilliant book - a must have read :)
- http://www.amazon.com/A-Psychic-Affair-Astrid-Brown-ebook/pr

Top Customer Reviews on Amazon

Format: Paperback
Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Its thought provoking and humorous. Open your mind to a different way of thinking. Nothing is ever as straightforward as it appears. Looking forward to reading more of Astrid's work.

Format: Paperback
This is an amazing read and you really get into the characters in the book! This author is amazing at capturing the characters so you actually live and breath them, fantastic a must have read xxxx

Format: Kindle Edition
A great read and I must say I was pleasantly surprised so I will be buying again from this author

SOME OF MY BOOKS ON 'GOODREADS'

Astrid Brown's books on Goodreads
Enchanted Enchanted
ratings: 1 (avg rating 5.00)

A Psychic Affair: A Romantic Novel A Psychic Affair: A Romantic Novel
ratings: 1 (avg rating 5.00)

The journey to Spirit The journey to Spirit
ratings: 2 (avg rating 2.50)

The Journey to Spirit The Journey to Spirit
ratings: 2 (avg rating 4.00)

Kindle Readers

Astridestella Sensual Verse (Erotic Verse)

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