Oh Happy Misery!

This is a now a very un-topical rant I wrote some years ago, on the 17th April 2014. Once it was out of my system I decided against posting it as my blood pressure had returned to normal and saner bloggers had expressed my feelings in calm, considered words without resorting to excessive exclamation marks. […]

Body and soul

A few years ago some very disturbing allegations and counter-allegations circulated on the net about the spiritual abuse of some women by some well-respected teachers. I had it in mind when I wrote the slightly flippant blogpost "Groucho Marx, the Borg and Me". This very thoughtful, balanced and courageous article by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari tackles … Continue reading Body and soul

Dreamlands

Have you ever woken from a half-remembered dream, feeling like you've returned from a journey of a thousand leagues or more? I've  just discovered the quirky, dark and playful landscapes of Jacek Yerka.  Got to love his dreamlands, even if they make your head spin a little. Erosion Homestead Garden squared Brick and Stone