I see the way The progress to be made For a second Glimpses of me Being as full as I can be My current self Reflected In the forthcoming sea The distance is far Beyond the means Of any train, plane or car But the vastness Does not haunt me Its presence glimpsed Guides me […]

Presence In The Present

Mindfulness is an ancient practice.  As contemporary now as it was at it’s conception.  Mindfulness has helped so many to make more of life – whether it’s a tool through depression or  just enjoying the moment.  It’s something yoga is trying to remind me of.  The moment is what it’s all about, what everything is […]

Contact High

The joy of chance meetings in coffee shops. Contact high I’ve taken a hit And my mind Is flying to the sky Human interaction In the form of good conversation Surely no other high Brings such satisfaction Cut with depth and knowledge Similarity and stimulation The place the mind goes Is simply pure elation Thoughts […]


An apt blog post from Leaf and Twig, water shows the way, check the original post for the images; in the rush of change the only way to become oriented is to surrender to transformation Source: Fluid

Mr Miagi

This is a tribute to my Chinese Medicine practitioner Dr Chen, affectionately known as Mr Miagi. The bell rings As the door opens That mingled herb fragrance To the nostrils clings And you’re in In the practice of Mr Miagi The best Chinese doctor in the West A place where many have confessed The nature […]

Soul Food

I’ve been thinking about nourishment recently and what I think it is; and what I think we get it from.  These are my internal deliberations. It keeps us ticking, it keeps the joints of our bodies clicking, as we travel our on our road.  Nourishment though starts with the organ grinder not the, our self […]

Nature’s Music

The wind on my windows The pattering of the rain Nature’s chorus Is always a beautiful refrain From the crashing of waves To the tweeting of birds Nature’s sweet symphony Is in the tranquil cave And the noisy herd Beauty in sound It’s messages are so simple But also So profound David James Horn ©

Me My Valentine

It’s that day again That one which really challenges My zen I remember when I’d lament Received cards in the negative ten But since then I’ve realised This year my valentine Is me Self love is ours always Life sustaining like water More precious than all life’s riches To share love is nice But to […]