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Death, spirals and the path of inner alchemy

The end of April arrived with the shock news of my auntie’s death, and the end of May came with a funeral that was a heart-felt tribute to her life. And all around me, the lush green, the fennel and dandelion and plantain and nettles that […]

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Values and desires: perfect bedfellows?

I want to talk about values and desire. At first glance, these two things might seem to be almost opposites. You might assume that they could even get in the way of each other. And you’d be right. At first glance. A lot of my clients, […]

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I’m going playing

Seven years ago I was living in Laos teaching English to a motley crew of classes ranging from super-cute six-year olds (mostly called ‘Lucky’ and ‘Cookie’) to the Ministry of Finance (they were the worst students by far). Whenever I walked anywhere, the lined-up tuk-tuk drivers […]

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Awaken Your Spirit To Adventure

As some of you know, I'm writing this from Thailand. The decision to come here was pretty quick... though if you look at it another way you could say it took 7 years. Yes I've been before, but this time, it's not really about Thailand. I […]

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A word on your word

Lots of people (myself included) have started to choose a word for their year, as a January ritual to set our intention for the months ahead. (Susannah Conway started it, I believe, with her ‘find your word’ course.) Last year, my word was TRUTH. And just […]

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