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Out and Proud (of who we are)


Watching the two young men kiss lovingly on the sidewalk as they took their reluctant leave from one another gave me a small shock as I zoomed past in the taxi launching itself through the hilly streets of San Francisco.

Out and Proud (of who we are)2018-02-07T14:01:56+10:00

You Were Lucky! (Or how gratitude needs to come from within)


‘You were lucky to live in the bottom of a lake! There were 150 of us living in a shoebox in the middle of the road…we dreamed of living in a lake!’ …Monty Python ‘Four Yorkshiremen’   This famed Monty

You Were Lucky! (Or how gratitude needs to come from within)2018-02-07T14:06:44+10:00

Grieving Bali style: Beat the drum and beat it loud!


I went back to Nusa Lembongan, a very small and desirable Indonesian island, where we run our retreats. I expected coconut trees, fighting cocks, turquoise waters, the odd cocktail, and yes, a bit of local culture. I did not expect to

Grieving Bali style: Beat the drum and beat it loud!2018-02-07T14:07:36+10:00

Creatures of Connection


A new injury kept me put of the ocean and away from my private practice clients not to mention causing a cessation of yoga, walks in the national park, and the occasional dance.  My mood was unaccountably flat.  I put

Creatures of Connection2018-02-07T14:06:31+10:00

Random acts of … Lubricant for this old heart?


I love it when I can have an anti-whinge.  There are so many things in life that make us want to ‘roll the rock in front of the cave’ and never come out…tax bills, road ragers, bullies, and bad TV. 

Random acts of … Lubricant for this old heart?2018-02-12T11:06:53+10:00

TED X Comes to Noosa


Working away on TED X Noosa I was so excited that I was jumping on the spot like a champion pogo-er when I heard that TED X was coming to town! Words can't describe how eager I

TED X Comes to Noosa2018-02-12T11:07:40+10:00
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