Category Archives: zen

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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The Guru of Waikiki

A comment a few weeks ago on one of my fb posts reminded me of what I wrote some ten or more years back: ‘Sitting in the Tao Garden I noticed a young man giving me the keen interested glances … Continue reading

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Sweetening Sweetie

We’d had her a while but she looked like she was pining after we moved house.  You know how it is, you’re busy, you think ‘I’ll deal with it tomorrow,’ and next thing you have a crisis.  I asked someone who knew … 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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