Summer Salad

Look what i found, lovely garden fairies have made me lunch. This is one of the most lovely things I have ever had on a plate. And at the risk of sounding like a dick, mostly picked from the garden. Watermelon, Strawberries, Cucumber, nasturtium flowers and leafs, Radishes, Mint, Olives, Leaves Mixed (preferably edible, but…

Zingy ZOOM Bliss Balls

I was recently running a retreat in the New Forest and I like to treat my fellow yogis to a few treats, of the non-bending kind every so often. This is the offering that went down with a bang. Makes lots (enough for 18 people to have one each) 2 large carrots 250grams Almonds fine…

Death Stares and Care Bears

Once upon a train track, I was waiting for a train and two very full ones went by. “Tis the Job of a Yogi to be Love and Light” so eventually I got on a stupidly overcrowded train and smiled at the shared insanity of it all, in attempt to lighten the London Death Stares….

Urgent

Unplug and Recharge. Although I only teach yoga, I have noticed over the many years of bending and navel gazing that our society as whole is moving further and further into the future, with time becoming extremely fragmented between the digital and physical world. And although they can co-exist quiet happily if we understand the…

No Time For Thought

This is a story of the power of mind, mindfulness, and all the things we already know but don’t remember. It was only the other day that I spent the morning with a lovely man (70) who thought he was having a heart attack. Earlier in the week he had called to ask if we…

What does ‘spirituality’ mean now?

I’ve been thinking about what does ‘spirituality’ mean now? This is relevant to today’s news as we hear about more kids running away to defend an idea (Islam in this case, but it could just as easily be something else). As I have another teacher training that I am running and the next weekend is…

Ask the Universe

The Creator gathered all of Creation and said; “I want to hide something from the humans until they are ready for it. It is the realization that they create their own reality.” The eagle said, “Give it to me. I will take it to the moon.” The Creator said, “No. One day they will go…