UNDERGOING UPGRADE

THIS SITE IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING AN UPGRADE SO I WILL NOT BE POSTING ANYTHING NEW DURING SEPTEMBER. HOPEFULLY THE WORK WILL BE COMPLETE BY OCTOBER AND POSTING WILL RESUME!  

Earth angel? Far from it!

“It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.”  dahnyoga.com Sitting on the underground train a few weeks back I overheard a late-middle-aged… Read More

Camping or comfort? I know what I would choose!

A few weeks ago I reviewed The Salt Path by Raynor Winn. The story told of Ray and Moth’s journey along the South West Coast path after becoming homeless.   They wild-camped for a year pitching their tent on… Read More

Second chance at life?

“Leave through the left door and you get to live your life over again…Take the right one and you wink out. Poof. Candle-in-the-wind type thing” Bazaar of Bad Dreams, Stephen King. Stephen King’s short story Afterlife is wonderful. Bill… Read More

Ego – Good or Bad?

I recently read an article in a magazine that gave tips on how to “free yourself from your ego” and offered help in “getting rid of the ego” and it struck me that the ego often gets unfair… Read More

Introduction to Ayurveda

Whether you are feeling ‘under the weather’ or would like to improve your health to increase energy and vitality it is worth having a look at what Ayurvedic medicine has to offer. Even if you do not wish… Read More

Not minding what happens

There is a lovely story in Eckhart Tolle’s book A New Earth about a gathering of people who have gone to listen to Krishnamurti speak in order to gain some understanding of how to achieve peace and enlightenment. “I… Read More

The need to be right

“Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right” – J K Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. I mentioned in a previous blog ‘Obstacle to enlightenment’ that the biggest… Read More

Just be yourself

“When I am an old woman…I shall go out in my slippers in the rain”  –  When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple by Jenny Joseph. I remember this poem from when my daughter was… Read More

Failing memory or just half asleep?

One definition of mindfulness:  “The quality or state of being conscious or aware of something”. I find that with each passing birthday since graduating to the wrong side of fifty I can’t forget anything or lose an item… Read More