On Empathy, Altruism and Selfish selflessness

I was wondering the other day how a homeless person would get on if they set themselves up outside a Yoga studio. Would they receive an endless stream of smiles, food, conversation and support. Would they be in on some of that ‘open hearted expansive love for all living beings’ that the teacher is telling…

All is, and ever will be change

I have the lucky circumstance of living and working at different points close to Regents canal here in London. The canal is a slow meandering strip of water that runs through the City, it is tree lined and very peaceful in many places, without (motorised!) traffic. It is probably the best way to commute in London…

A drop of water in the ocean

I recently went on a trip to Weymouth, with the sole intention of getting in to the sea. I had the most intense urge to be in salty water, in the vast expanse that is the planets ocean. I have always had a great fondness of the words ‘a drop of water in the ocean,…