Engaging with the rhythm of becoming

Ripples in the water

Rhythm is caught and not simply thought. Or, to put it another way, we feel our way into rhythm. Yes, we might analyse it and capture it in notation. And that will help us understand and appreciate the music. But ultimately, it is only by stepping out with our whole being and experiencing the rhythm … Read more

When you are ready…

goslings flapping their wings on the water

Yesterday the older goslings started to learn to fly. WHEN YOU ARE READY … or a bit before, start your flying practice,   or whatever practice you are developing. Stretch your wings,   open your mouth,   hear yourself speak, dip your toe. Do whatever you need to do to start moving   because now … Read more

Why we don’t celebrate the first pancake


This phrase – we don’t celebrate the first pancake – was one of the gems from a recent two-part podcast. Brené Brown, Adam Grant and Simon Sinek gathered for an extended conversation without agenda. Simon hosted it for his podcast A Bit of Optimism. It’s a lovely shorthand to remind us that it’s not about … Read more

Your presence


Presence can’t be faked, but it can be practised. ~ a simple thought each day for the in-between time.