Boundaries – They are there to Protect
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Boundaries – They are there to Protect

“Stop asking why they keep doing it and start asking why you keep allowing it”. Boundaries are there to protect. They help others understand our values and the need to remain free to choose. Family, partners, friends and colleagues can be particularly challenging when it comes to boundaries. Two people coming together without proper boundaries…

Booby Bird Sanctuary – Lot’s Wife’s Ponds
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Booby Bird Sanctuary – Lot’s Wife’s Ponds

If you visit St Helena, you may do a postbox walk only once, if you are fortunate to do it more than once, you will find that with different weather patterns, the shades oscillate offering multiple profiles of the island. I’m a big fan of doing some things more than once. You may also find that…

Be the Watcher of Thoughts & Emotions
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Be the Watcher of Thoughts & Emotions

Life is a vacation when we sit back from the ‘self’ and just observe without comment, criticism, reaction. It doesn’t mean we don’t do, it just means we are not driven by the unconscious voice / ego. Buddha says “no self, no problem”. When we let go of the constant personalisation of life and just…

Haggling over a Rock – ‘Any need you?’
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Haggling over a Rock – ‘Any need you?’

‘A day without laughter is a day wasted’. Charlie Chaplin On a recent walk to Turks Cap Bay, I mentioned that we found a large yellowish Topaz-style rock which was gifted to a little girl called Charley. This is a photo of  us ‘haggling’ over the rock. Or rather ‘pissing about’. I find these walks…