Once, a long time ago I sat amongst saffron robes looking out over terraced rice paddies to watch the eagles soar against blue sky and white snow-capped mountains. I heard the gong summon us to the meditation hall and sat cross legged finding it easy to still my mind and arrive in the moment untroubled.… Read more
Surviving lock-down by treating it as a retreat
When I first moved to Wales, I left behind a lovely therapist in Kent. Before I left her, she recommended a place in London called CCPE where I could learn more. Once in Wales, I came to London to do a weekend at CCPE and catch up with southern friends. The weekend was called ‘Alchemy, … Read more
Meditation – what’s the point?
Meditation for hippies?
I’ve been teaching meditation for over thirty years in schools having learned it on a retreat, in the Himalayas, among saffron robes, looking out at eagles swooping across golden terraces of corn.
So far, so hippy right? That’s what people always used to think when I snuck meditation into my secondary school … Read more