The Power of Experience


Did you read ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle? If you didn’t you may well have picked up this wisdom elsewhere: Live the moment, live in the ‘here and now’ and be happy.

This ‘now’ philosophy has intrigued me for a long time. I can understand that living in the past or wishing your life away into some future is not conducive to happiness in the present. Continue reading The Power of Experience


The disturbing humanoid by the river


Today I did the river thing. You know, sit on the perfect rock next to the perfect river and be still until awakening follows.

What was that river telling me? What was so important that held all the trees on the opposite side captive in their stillness? Continue reading The disturbing humanoid by the river

Beam me up, Starbucks!


4AM. Gnnaaeee. What is that sound? Gnaaeee. Jetlag. It is that combination of dehydration, compressed eyes and throbbing head. Gnaaeee. There is no escape, even CNN or Discovery Channel can’t hold my attention. 4:02 AM. 4:02:09 AM. Gnnaaeee. Perhaps a chocolate bar or a tin of peanuts will help. No. Great, now I feel sick. Continue reading Beam me up, Starbucks!