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Metta

Its been a crazy week.  The terrorist attack in London.  The last minute posturings in the election.  The sobering reality that election day doesn’t bring any closure as the bickering and manoeuvring goes on. This week I’ve been drawn in my...

Awareness of Non Awareness

This evening I taught a workshop on Mindfulness and Meditation, two subjects which are linked and overlap but which have different connotations and characteristics.  Having had this workshop open for booking for many weeks, maybe 8 or more, and having a rough...

Anatomy of an Ex Friendship

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” – Rumi Ten years ago, words like “like”, “follow”, “friend”, “unfriend” “blocked” either didn’t exist...

New Year Thoughts – Setting a Sankalpa

First, a happy New Year to all my students, Facebook followers, and the Island Yoga Community. It feels like I have eaten far more rich food than I should over the festive season, and a January de-tox is called for! And so, on January 1st, we turn to...

Solstice thoughts

This morning was the Winter Solstice – officially the start of the winter, although it feels its been with us a while doesn’t it? I’ve been delving into some Celtic traditions, well scratching the surface of them, of late, and its drawn me to looking...