This Is A Meditation.

“I will abandon fear and terror and I will recognise whatever appears as a projection of my own mind…” – The Tibetan Book of The Dead. Now, never mind what these youtube clips ‘look’ like. I am the first to admit the alternative health industry is in dire need of a rebrand– But bare with … Continue reading

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Christopher Hitchens.

Leonard aside, I have spent most of today thinking about Christopher Hitchens. My boss and I, well… we have some pretty good chats. Today, for example, we got to talking about the last standing bastions of brilliant writing, in our humble opinions. He mentioned unassamingly how much the planet is going to miss Christopher Hitchens. … Continue reading

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The Call.

This won’t bring our dog back And this won’t unstitch time And if I had a dollar now For every time I’d hollered out your name I’d buy us a word mine… – Clare Bowditch. Clare’s embedded this, by request– I got the call today. You know the call. It was a text message actually, … Continue reading

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A Bunch Of Lonesome Heroes.

A bunch of lonesome and very quarrelsome heroes  were smoking out along the open road;  the night was very dark and thick between them,  each man beneath his ordinary load.  “I’d like to tell my story,”  said one of them so young and bold,  “I’d like to tell my story,  before I turn into gold.”  … Continue reading

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The Tibetan Book Of The Dead.

Even if you feel you don’t have the time, might I suggest you turn this up real loud and go do the dishes, make the kids lunches, sort your laundry or cook dinner and listen. Just listen. The thought of being born now promises great relief… As an unpleasant smell borne on a summer breeze… … Continue reading

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It’s Too Late When We Die…

Goodness. I came home an hour ago. Had a big, fat dance and then noticed it was 11pm and I’d not yet blogged today. Shit. And somewhat ironic as I’d planned to write about discipline. Haha. Oops. But not entirely unqualified. In that, I’ve had a marvelous afternoon with an old friend I’ve not seen … Continue reading

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