"Amtrak or coastal road. Which one would you prefer?" I'd asked Vince before leaving the UK. Previously we'd travelled from San Francisco to New York on the Californian Zeypher. Trundling across the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Meandering alongside the Colorado River & stopping at various locations enroute. It had been one of the most enjoyable … Continue reading Our Californian Coastline Adventure. Part 1
The one sure-fire thing Vince wanted to do, when we were on our Coastal, California Self Drive Adventure, was visit Alcatraz. It had been 13 years since we last stood on the Bay, only to discover it closed for Fleet Week. This time he was determined to get up close and personal with somewhere he'd … Continue reading Visit Alcatraz In Winter & Avoid The Crowds
My son is living and working out in Los Angeles for Cirque du Soleil. He's performing as a hoop diver in their hit show 'Volta.' Connor residing in Los Angeles seemed to offer the perfect opportunity to bring the dream of a californian road trip to life, watch him perform for the biggest circus act … Continue reading A Bucket List Adventure In California, USA
Crack... In the pitch black of a suffolk night, moving around the dark side of a converted barn, I heard the noise. The ground had become slippery due to the rain and despite wearing sensible shoes, my foot slipped and folded underneath my leg. Nausea instantly wafted its way throughout the whole of my body. I … Continue reading Is Adventure A State Of Mind
I'm going to use the F word here... Yes, you know the one I mean. FUN. Healthy fun to be precise. Something which invades our being, allows us to rise above the noise and engage with the most important element of ourselves. The intensive work I've been doing with the Kusnacht Practice recently, means that … Continue reading A Bit of Forest Bathing and a Gorgeous Autumn Break In Hampshire
I was talking to someone the other day about my joy of being in water and how, when I'm in it I find myself grounded within me and connected to the urge and surge of the body of water which covers our planet. The experiences of childhood I hold the fondest memories of, are the … Continue reading Pushing Anxiety Out Of The Body By Stepping Into Cool Water.
I'm in unknown territory What do I see as I look around Nothing I recognise I feel unsure Open Vulnerable The space feels too much There is nothing I can touch No sign post I'm thinking about the changes Needing to stay grounded Wanting to stay grounded But finding it very hard to do so … Continue reading Grounded – A Poem