Good Friday and Passionfruit

I awoke this morning to the call to action sounded by the Salvation Army Hooter – hooting a bit too assertively, just quietly. I was briefly confused with some suspicious PTSD symptoms and thoughts of BUshfire! Not again! GEt the photos! Insurance papers and passports! Today is a rest, a brief respite from the bills…

A Japanese Slipper – Golden Mean of the Mind

There are perfect forms to find in the world. I wait each day for the Tao to wash one towards me or I toward one. Sometimes I even arrive at the moment but in this shared reality made of projections and reflections it is impossible to determine whether I am that which is looked upon,…

Democracy are you still there?

More and more I hear organisation visions, mission statements and value statements that are all but meaningless in terms of what is actually happening in the environment they describe and the people they are written about. This kind of double speak, the say one thing do something else story, has become widespread to the extent…

Bilberries A Sight for Sore Eyes

Ocular damage and degeneration waits up there, ahead for all of us and our eyes, in this techno dependent world is something none of us can afford to lose. The retina is very vulnerable to oxidative stress and damage due to its increased use of oxygen, high lipid content and exposure to UV light not…

Can Cinnamon save Us from the dreaded Diabetes …?

Diabetes is on the increase and carrying extra weight has become the norm rather than the exception. Multiple factors are to blame. The modern world is full of stress, sugar and what has become known as ‘the sedentary lifestyle’. This spells trouble for our body because our body’s innate intelligence is designed to convert carbohydrates…