22 12, 2016

A NEW MAP

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‘It is the tragedy of our time that the average individual learns too late that the materialistic concept of life has failed utterly in every department of living.’  Manly P. Hall   We have entered times of incredible change, readjustment, and upheaval. There are many contrary forces pushing through our diverse societies and straining to [...]

23 11, 2016

The Integral Self

By | November 23rd, 2016|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

  ‘I am not of the East, nor of the West/Not of the land, not of the sea/Neither of this world, nor of the next/My place is placeless, my trace traceless.’ Rumi   What the opening quote by Rumi hints at is that our true dwelling place does not exist in any physical location but [...]

21 10, 2016

The Visionary Path

By | October 21st, 2016|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

I do not have to justify my quest for spirituality in physical terms. If you ask me to do so, it means that you understand nothing of spirituality. Henryk Skolimowski     The way of nurturing and sustaining an ‘interior life’ (the subject of a previous essay) has been present throughout human culture and society [...]

21 09, 2016

The Interior Life

By | September 21st, 2016|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

‘We are dreaming a symbolic world, only briefly waking to what is real’ Arthur Deikman, M.D. ‘He not busy being born, is busy dying’ Bob Dylan   Something is not quite right...you feel it…you may have experienced this feeling, this nagging, for a long time. So you most probably just try to ignore it and [...]

20 06, 2016

THE LEICESTER REVIVAL ~ No Longer the ‘Outsiders’

By | June 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

  It’s not often you find that your home town has become the ‘talk of the town’ far and wide, and internationally – especially if your home town is Leicester. And to be fair, Leicester City had been a subject out of fashion for far too many years. Yet now those times may well be [...]

3 09, 2015

ACCESSING THE LIVING INTELLIGENCE Part III – Normalizing the Multi-Verse

By | September 3rd, 2015|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

ACCESSING THE LIVING INTELLIGENCE:  Part III – Normalizing the Multi-Verse Human awareness is the real game changer. Human awareness not only alters our perceptions of our self but also transforms how we understand the world. The awareness we have about our place in the world and our part in the ‘bigger picture’ is ultimately a [...]

29 07, 2015

ACCESSING THE LIVING INTELLIGENCE Part II

By | July 29th, 2015|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

Part II – Life in Valis   VALIS is a 1981 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick and stands for Vast Active Living Intelligence System, which in some respects is very close to the living intelligence I discuss in this series of essays.[i] A living intelligence also suggests a non-local field view of reality. [...]

15 07, 2015

ACCESSING THE LIVING INTELLIGENCE (Part I)

By | July 15th, 2015|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

Part I - The Rise of an Intuitive Humanity Social and cultural change is occurring fast right now across this planet and it looks as if it will accelerate further. Many people are experiencing a wide range of personal impacts, disruptions, and rearrangements in their lives. At the same time we are also seeing how [...]

11 03, 2015

Meet the Author – Watkins Books Interview

By | March 11th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

I was asked this week a series of questions from Watkins Books for their 'Meet the Author' interview page for their magazine and website. Here are the questions, and my brief answers: Which books and author inspired you to start writing? To be truly honest - none. I started to write before I began seriously [...]

16 12, 2014

WELCOME TO THE ‘NEW NORMAL’

By | December 16th, 2014|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

We have entered a time which I refer to as the New Normal, and we need to understand that things are never going to be the same again. We have to get used to doing things differently – for these ‘different things’ will become our normal ways soon enough. This shift from older patterns and [...]