In The Space Where Wisdom Speaks

In The Space Where Wisdom Speaks

My mind quietens as I sit by the lake and gaze across the water. The gentle ripples dance, a slow sensual dance. The sunlight catches their edges and sparkles. A pair of swans swim slowly by, their necks arched. I remember the fairy tale ‘The Wild swans’ by Hans...
Follow The Compass of Your Heart

Follow The Compass of Your Heart

This is a poem I wrote a couple of months ago as part of a course I facilitated. I think many of us lose touch with what really matters – and it’s so important to follow our hearts. All the noise Bruises her body Can’t hear her heart Doesn’t know what to...
Life by Design

Life by Design

As the year draws to a close, I find myself preparing for 2018. I love creating a vision board, and covering it with pictures, words, and other bits and pieces that symbolise what I intend for the New Year. As I was working on my board last weekend I kept thinking the...
Virtual black velvet

Virtual black velvet

As I begin to write this post I find myself thinking of the man in the iron mask, who was imprisoned for thirty four years, and whose identity was never known as he always wore a mask of black velvet. Historians have debated his identity for years, and various...
The Door of perception

The Door of perception

“There are things known and there are things unknown and in between are the doors of perception” Aldous Huxley That quote came to me this morning after the fifth night in a row of tossing and turning – my mind caught up on an endless ferris wheel of thought. Most of...
Is it ever personal?

Is it ever personal?

There is a beautiful stillness outside as I sit to write this post, a jumbled collection of musings which started to come together last night as I sat working on course content. Is it ever personal? I was working on a section entitled ‘the fictional self’ which looks...