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Paradox of choice

We worry about things that are beyond our control, and we especially worry about things that are within our control. We worry because we’re not sure we’ve committed to the correct decision or sequence of decisions. 49 more words



Bricks and boards are clumsy poems
always silent at 4am; sticks and stones
are messy too. For millennia
birds have been singing to the gumshoes of Atlantis, 76 more words


Gurdjieff On the Beach

Gurdjieff On the Beach
Gurdjieff am Strand

You wouldn’t believe it what heated arguments we had in our kitchen. Our dear Dina wanted us to praise the ‘sweet… 1,171 more words

Norfolk, England

Huge Jackman and the bad hair day

I had a haircut and beard-trim yesterday. My wife instructed me to get it cut short. So I told the hairdresser: cut it short. The result was a shock: frankly, brutal. 286 more words


Lance Corporal Little and the Chinese philosophers

Morally reprehensible or not (my wife has more experience of poverty), disabled Lance Corporal Cassidy Little’s winning Paso Doble for The People’s Strictly neatly illustrates the ancient Chinese notions of… 558 more words



It is one year today since MCG and I broke up. This night one year ago I sat alone in my living room wondering how I could keep on living. 477 more words

Week 8: Qi gong as effortless action

Qi gong was practiced in China before Taoism – one of China’s philosophical and religious systems – was created. This morning, I was reading The Wisdom of LaoTse… 1,793 more words