Mega Mango and Turmeric Cheesecake

So I made this on the last retreat and it was possibly the most awesome desert EVER! I thought I had invited it but a quick search of the interweb reveals many others have had a similar moment of genesis. So here is a recipe that is a lot like mine only with measurements that…

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….

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…

Roasted Maple Carrots and Sprouts

Roasted Maple Carrots and Sprouts I like to add a little speed to this dish, so I start by crossing the sprouts and trimming the carrots, then placing in the frying pan with butter, salt, pepper, maple syrup, garlic and touch of water. Pan fry till the water is gone, and the sprouts, and carrots have…

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…