Category Archives: philosophy

All Over Bar the Voting

Just thought I’d save this till those who are going to have made up their mind but it did strike me as odd that we who for generations willingly gave our lives for our freedom and independence now seem unwilling … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day

What shall I think about today, I thought, awoken by the sound of wind banging the wind chime on the window pane, a shadow of the waxwing slain.  I could think about what I thought about yesterday, as most days … Continue reading

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What a beautiful feeling!  I love and enjoy my work.  After a really intensive 8-day teaching with a lovely group of people I awake this morning filled with the pleasure at the prospect of a day of idleness, rest, recovery, recuperation.  So … Continue reading

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Hello God It’s Sunday

And here I am wondering who you are.  I sat before my shrine, a bronze statue of Lord Shiva who embodies and is embodied by Shakti, thinking of Yeshua and Shekinah, contemplating Krishna and Rana, and beneath, behind, above, below … Continue reading

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It’s perfectly normal, isn’t it, to want a better life, achieve ambitions and fulfill desires, solve problems, let go some baggage, drop a few unnecessary habits – especially the more expensive ones! Lose a few fears or phobias. Funnily enough, … Continue reading

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Finding Spirit

When I first began teaching Zen Shiatsu I tacked signs to palm trees on the dusty path from the boat-landing to catch the eyes of new arrivals on the hippy island of Koh Pha Ngan. The notices invited people to … Continue reading

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