Poem „Hokusai Says” by Roger Keyes

„Hokusai Says” Hokusai says look carefully. He says pay attention, notice. He says keep looking, stay curious. Hokusai says says there is no end to seeing He says look forward to getting old. He says keep changing, you just get more who you really are. He says get stuck, accept it, repeat yourself as long […]

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Autumn coloured by Preference

Here in the Scottish Borders already mid September, with cooling winds, wet weather and the leaves turning rich colours of yellow red and orange, a sign of approaching Autumn which seems to have come extra early this year. The start of this season is tinged with a bit of melancholy for me. The swallows have […]

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We are back…

We are back – the long awaited and planned in-between time at the end of vacation, the beginning of September and work. I think that this vacation was one of my most mindful ones so far …probably because it lasted so long and because of my conscious decision not to get drawn in to working […]

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Mindful rest

Back from holidays, back from a very Mindful rest! I spent two weeks re-learning how to eat. I was on a special Aryuvedic diet which not only consists of eating the right food for my type ( Vatta/pitta – loads of wind and fire), but an ingredient of the diet is ‚slow mindful eating’ in […]

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