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IWD | KATY THEAKSTON

The Owl and the Apothecary

Drawing inspiration from ancient rituals and a love for living well, The Owl and the Apothecary handcraft ritual kits, candles and wellbeing products using natural herbs and organic essential oils. Katy also hosts creative events including visualisation workshops and smudge stick making.

At Caro - Katy has a contagious energy that lingers for days after you’ve met her. Caro is lucky to have her wellbeing kits inshore and host her events in our sister venue, The Space in Bruton. If you get a chance to chat to her you'll see she's done some pretty awesome things.

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Where do you live? 

 I live in a beautiful little village, nestled into the hills of West Dorset. Myrtle Cottage is open, bright and filled with colourful treasures I have amassed over the years. 

Where’s your dream escape destination?

A quiet beach. And a Jilly Cooper novel.

What’s your vice?

Have you ever put a Malteeser & Minstrel in your mouth at the same time? That.

Whats the most memorable advice you’ve received?

But there's a full moon rising

Let's go dancing in the light

We know where the music's playing

Let's go out and feel the night

I  love the go out & experience-ness of these lines from Neil Young

Who’s your muse?

Nature

What’s on your coffee table at the moment?

A submarine made out of lego

What’s your favourite dish to eat?

Crab, frites & a delicious glass of rose

What are you most curious about?

People, I absolutely love human stories.

What keeps you up at night?

My son. And worrying about work.

What gives you butterflies?

The moment just before I see my lovely boyfriend, Jeremy.

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