I’m About to Take the Road Less Travelled

This is all bullshit! Life is dynamic, in flux and can’t be carefully planned and orchestrated no matter what stage of life you find yourself at… Society does well to try and brainwash us about what’s right at what time, but really it’s all just a load of crap. Read More …

Photos Are a Lie!

Do you ever look at photos and think that they’re a lie? Do you ponder at the glossy, artificially flash-lit smiling faces and think… That’s not how it was? I’ve been going through all my photos, tagging ‘Faces’ in them. Ten years ago when I was Read More …

Dear Brain, Please Stop Being a ‘Doomsday Prepper’.

Dear Brain, Humans no longer live in caves. I don’t live in a cave. We are no longer hunted by dangerous creatures on a daily basis. Bad things still happen, but we are not in constant danger, nor are our lives hanging in the balance Read More …

Would You Fear Drowning if You Could Breathe Underwater?

A violent storm rages unpredictably on the ocean’s surface. A bad-tempered, blustery wind gusts endlessly whipping the ocean in to giant peaks and troughs as whitewash churns on the crest of dark ominous waves. Yet beneath the surface and under the swirl and throw of Read More …

Mind Boot Camp: My First Meditation Retreat

Something has changed. There is an inner stillness, a quiet that I haven’t felt before. At times, I feel as though someone has flicked on the ‘High Definition’ switch of my vision as everything seems so crisp, so alive and so new. I often find Read More …

Kho Samui – My Island of Silence

I’m sitting on my wooden balcony that overhangs the frangipani garden. The leaves whisper with movement as the ocean breeze swirls up from the beach. My washing hangs on the thick wooden railing, draped in a dali-esque fashion dripping in rhythm with scorching Thailand sun. Read More …

The Impermanent Outpost of Opportunity: What do I do?

My corporate career has ground to a self-inflicted halt. I yanked on the brakes whilst in full perpetual motion. I came to a silent stop. No more noise, no more games, no more. I knew it would come to an end. I knew I would reach Read More …