Can you handle it?

Sometimes I think I’m made of resilience, like the world can throw anything at me and It’ll just glance off, ending up in the bramble patch along with other things I can handle, because I’m steely like a Gladiator and the challenges of being a father, partner, brother, son and friend are nothing to me. […]

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The Clearing

This May I am going to be hosting a retreat in the beautiful mountains of Tuscany. This experience will give you the chance to step out of your normal ‘stuff’ and into something different. We’re not trying to sell a package holiday here – this is a chance to really step out of ‘normal’ life […]

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Always a River

There is beauty in everything but it is important to acknowledge that hard times happen. They do! Most people deal with these alone. And in many ways it is a lonely journey, because growth can only happen for you and these feelings only happen to your personal journey. But, actually they also happen to every […]

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Facing The Shadow

I’ve been wanting to share about Shadow Work for a while now. What is Shadow Work? It’s acknowledging and integrating of those parts of us which we hide from the world, for one reason or another. I have taken a course in shadow work these past months and the results have been fantastic. I have […]

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The Natural Bridge?

I am all for a beautiful image and metaphor concerning nature. However, at this moment in time there are a host of people making serious money from the abuse of the natural world; whether it’s the camera crews that head out to the all but forgotten parts of the planet, risking everything for that slo […]

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TV- Gimme a Break!

When I was a kid, I loved TV. I would watch anything. Whatever TV had, I was ready to consume. All 2 channels worth of it. At the time we had only RTE 1 and Network 2. Two whole channels of indiscriminate TV. It was, in some ways, a major focal point for our family; […]

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Accepting my Contradictions

I own a 4X4. To some of you, I represent the worst kind of evil. To others, owning a 4X4 is a fantastic idea and many of you really won’t care either way. I spent many years living as though I hated 4X4 drivers. These cars came to be a symbol of capitalist greed, excess […]

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