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. […]Read More Can you handle it?
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 […]Read More The Clearing
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 […]Read More Always a River
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 […]Read More Facing The Shadow
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 […]Read More The Natural Bridge?
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; […]Read More TV- Gimme a Break!
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 […]Read More Accepting my Contradictions