Philosophy

An Otago Odyssey into 2013

This post was hopefully the first of a few chronicling my mind-set and journeys of late, but having got this far I think I’ll keep it short and just post photos for awhile. To much navel gazing otherwise!. Anyway here goes on a sort of compressed journey touching on and reflecting perhaps a little of…

Thinking verses Opening the Heart

Dear Readers You may have noted I don’t post here as often these days. Well, it’s because I’ve stopped thinking in terms of trying to make sense of a few things – so there is less intellectualising, and framing everything in my mind. I’ve been learning to shut the dialogue up, and yoga is one…

A journey from the body and mind, to the heart and soul

Almost a decade ago I found myself embroiled in a marriage breakup, and because there was a child involved the situation rolled into the realm of the New Zealand Family Court system. For me the events that led to this engendered much confusion in my mind, but not long afterwards I realised my transformation was…

Motion, and impulse

Much has been written about the fact that photography is a two dimensional representation of three dimensional scene, or at least if we walk among our “landscape” it’s not flat! But everything in my perceived world is dynamic [and becoming more so], so I’ve been playing about with ways to capture how I see landscapes,…

An ode to spring

I had to write so I could recite, or sing God forbid It went on into the darkest of a rugby night What is an ode, but a short code Thinking of what and not Right enough to describe the dew of spring Between my toes, but believe me it and love are of the…

Chasing the Light, doing the mileage

The spring weather of late here in Wanaka has been very beautiful. Yes, unsettled but interesting and thankfully not the gales too often that underscore spring at 45 degrees south. It’s been very conducive for walking, and so too has my mindset: every evening I’ve been fortunate of late to wander many miles along Lake…