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Reasons to be Cheerful!

Sometimes we ask ourselves; whats the point? Here’s some of mine from 2012… “We are oddly constructed machines. At one moment all resolution, at the next all doubt… Today our intellect, our science, all our ‘Lieben und Treiben’ seem but a pitiful Philistinism, not worth a pipe of tobacco; tomorrow we throw ourselves heart and …

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Keep it (Ancest)real- Bogles at Breakfast.

What put the ‘w’ in ‘whole’?

That’s the kind of nonsensical self-talk I get when I rise up in the predawn. Stoke the stove, shake on the clothes, fill the kettle and head out to welcome the day and ‘water the horses’. This day, we were to get triply warm. A large, bright, blazing promise built the night before. It took with the first match….

pre dawn fireCup of Tea. Porridge with my lover. Flickering flame chasing, sucked skyward; sun-rising and an atmosphere descending, seemingly sucked down as the flames tickle the heavens. Aye, it can be pretty poetic before 7am when you’ve woken up in a tent.

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Creating hospitality in inhospitable environments

No sooner had I written the ‘Support’ Page of this site.  I got a call from local practitioner Maeve Gavin who excitedly told me that she was co-facilitating a 10 day vision quest experience with Annie Bloom from the Animas valley institute.

‘Where?’ From a standing camp in undisclosed woodland in the upper reaches of The River Findhorn.  ‘ When?’  October.   ‘Brrrr,’ I thought; ‘maybe she could use some help…

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Self, Others and Environment…

The intention to deeply connect to oneself may appeal to an individual for a variety of reasons, and to arrive at a deeply connected self-encounter can be approached by many different avenues. [it involves nature connection, inner work, creativity and mentoring].   The intention to deeply connect to others may appeal to an individual for …

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