Simple Living, Environmental Destruction, and the 80/20 Rule

If you are reading this, there is a good chance that you care about the environment and our screwball destruction of it. You might also care that we seem to have no real clue how […] Read More

Freedom Is

Freedom is passion. It is awareness and acceptance It is a spark, a smile, or laugh; it is the moment It is awake just like the chill of the ocean Freedom is drawn from the […] Read More

The Advantages of Drinking Less Coffee – One and A Half Months In

I was talking to someone in work about coffee drinking. I mentioned how great it is for firing up the system when needed. She drinks five or six cups a day. She has one in […] Read More

Shopping To Ingredients Over Recipes

My brother’s a very good cook. He insists on all the small nuanced details of cooking something to as close to perfection as can be done. I am inherently lazier on that front. Christmas is […] Read More

I Gave Up Coffee For 7 Days

Firstly, it wasn’t as easy as I expected it to be. In fact, I didn’t expect it to be much of a challenge at all. Until my mid twenties, I never really drank anything with […] Read More

Being ‘Normal’ doesn’t mean what it used to

I few weeks ago I made a mental note to be wary of buying more books. I bought a few today – slightly compulsively and with a decent element of joy so I guess I […] Read More

Medium is the message
Hypnopaedically Challenged

I read a post on Walking On Custard about doing stuff compulsively without joy recently. It rang certain bells nice and clearly. Bells that I forgot were there. All manner of things exist that most […] Read More

Seeing Joy & Beauty & Other Necessary Skills for the future

There is much talk these days about what the ‘skills of the future’ may be. Whether it’s learning to code like a desk-bound jedi, incorporating the latest business jargon into your lingo, or just being […] Read More

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

The story of Native Americans, their culture and customs is fascinating. In particular the manner in which the native people of the United States once lived is what captures the imagination – the connectedness they […] Read More

Mayan Temple
Ever Feel Like Time Is Speeding Up?

By conventional measurement units, I suppose the simple answer is ‘no’. It sure seems like it moves along faster with each passing year though. Is it simply down to getting older or might there be […] Read More