Incense Sticks

Incense sticksLit and burningShedding ashOfferings to the GodsUntil our sticks are burnt And we are gone.. I used to hate incense – as recently as last month I hated incense – now I’m addicted to the stuff. The smell hasn’t changed, although now I open up my entire house and the scented smoke disperses so […]

The 24 hour Orbit

I have been away again National Parks have become my new addiction, there are so many beautiful ones near where I live When you’re the only person in the place it feels like a kingdom all of your own Still learning how to fly my drone, though remembering how to be comfortable behind my cameras […]

Wild

How do you name something formless? That lies beneath the metaphysical skin of a mythical creature constructed by air strokes with an invisible paintbrush Try And you may come close to where my thoughts go at the moment Was it a shadow rippling across the field in the last shaft of sunlight before the onset […]

Mirrors who we love

Wrote about this on Instagram this morning. A monk on a mountain will never learn as much about radical compassion and acceptance of others and self, as a person who is married and has children and extended family. The people who love us and who we love (and who annoy us at times) are our […]

Compassion as a privilege

I hadn’t really thought about this About personal growth and compassion being a privilege But it truly is I hadn’t thought that being able to make the choice to eat more responsibly, look after myself, my family and my surroundings To make ethical choices where the environment is concerned Is a privilege Elsewhere in the […]