Mist Inversion

Snowy Cairngorms across misty Strathspey Looking across the mist-filled valley to the snowy Cairngorms, from Craig Na Gower, near Aviemore, on a perfect late autumn day.  I don’t know how many more of these we will have before winter sets in for real… “We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without […]


Daffodil Bright, isn’t it?   Amazing what a bit of spring sunshine can do. “Scientists at the Institute of HeartMath in California conducted experiments on the capacities of the human mind in different states of consciousness.  They found that when people attain the states of gratitude and love, and when their brains and hearts enter into […]

Frosted Sycamore

Frosted Sycamore Leaf. “Your hand opens and closes and opens and closes, If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralysed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and co-ordinated as bird wings.” — Rumi.