Learning, what and how

We learn all the time, that’s for sure. We don’t have to go to school to learn, but when we go to school we learn there too. What is it that we learn? That is the question, an important one, the only one that really matters. What do we learn? Once that question is discovered,…

Fallen into consciousness

Fallen into consciousness from where? And yet as I breathe I consider that I don’t know about the things containing chlorophyll All those vegetating vegetations do they know their own meaning? their own purpose? Do they know that it is their greenness kissed by the sunshine that nourishes the air that I breathe and solar…

Slow down or race right along

Chasing is exhausting Yet we chase We are born into the race And so we learn to hurry up From early on Tired the norm Our state of being Hard to remember Anyway There is no time for that Remembering Life’s too short for that Who wants to live in the past Anyway Let alone…

Land

Does the land have a soul? you ask Well, I think it is so that the land has a soul at the very least a memory how else can it whisper of the things it has seen and heard long times ago. And this land of Wales is where I discovered it to be so…

Scapegoat

This is no laughing matter, but rather more common than what most of us are ready to recognise or admit. Personally, I think it almost requires a process of enlightenment to gain awareness of this sort of thing going on around us, close to us and even to and from ourselves. ¬†This has been the…

Journey

Over the course of the last few years, I have become content. This happened gradually. It happened as a result of introducing new habits into my life. I have also become full of curiosity, wanting to learn and discover new things. I do not view my life as a problem to be solved anymore, but…

Earth

Not all of us run, but many of us do. Does it mean anything? It probably means many things. I will share a bit of what goes through my head during those long miles of solitary ¬†(but only from a particular viewpoint) marathon training. Footfall, heartbeat breath and earth footfall, heartbeat death and birth Footfall…

The Patriarchy of Disconnection

I have not published for a while and whilst 20 drafts sit waiting to be published, I’m writing something new. It has been a weekend of celebrating the wonder of words and poetry. Yesterday evening I attended a beautiful event on the beautiful peninsula of Gower, where I live. This event was in honour of…