When I went walking in Iceland, rocks came alive. Nowhere else yet had I encountered the dynamism that I found in these glistening specimens. I walked on them, felt them, drew them and danced on them. Then, I realised that I am one or at least my bones are the rocks that form the shape [...]
When out walking there is no end to the surprises and this painting recalls one of them. An encounter with a field of mushrooms occupied a fair chunk of mind when I walked the Camino de Santiago, because I was reading a book at the time about their potent nature and curious about the lengths [...]
Stirling Range Yoga and Walking Retreat 26 - 29 November 2021 I invite you on a weekend retreat to the Stirling Ranges in the Great Southern. On offer is a simple menu of breath, yoga asana and walking at the foot of the mountains. Add to that nourishing Ayurvedically inspired meals and [...]
I love to step outside. I like walking, walking and reading, walking and thinking. I feel a necessity for walking. I walked the Camino de Santiago. I walked for everyone I know and knew. I walked to regain control of what it means to be in my body, what it means to walk away. [...]
Found. They were hidden. I stroll across the old mossy clad harbour, her chasms and clefts filled with Huldufólk. I hear thud of horse hoof, a carriage carcass. Cries of un-fathered babies spilt on the rocks. Starvation and struggle, fierce. I sit looking at the dividing line where said whales come to feast. A scent [...]
As the summer days darken, keep circling in breath and body...
Quite a delight to visit the newly renovated swimming baths in Reykjavik. Sundhöllin, is the oldest of the public baths in Iceland and a real treat. Taking a bath is to enter into a delicate, well considered, wholesome experience. So I found Sundhöllin, next to the Church, as it happens, to explore the ins and [...]
Is balance an unattainable pipe dream? The search for balance between work and life is a losing proposition and a potentially destructive one. Absolute balance is an illusion. What appears to be a state of balance is an act of balancing, something quite different. To long for ‘balance’ is to use the noun, but [...]
Walk, breathe and draw your way through the labyrinthine rhythms of Bali. Restore truth in balance in the peaceful surrounds of Gaia Abasan Mountain Retreat9 – 16 July 2017Find inspiration and rejuvenate with a drawing workshop, twice daily yoga classes, Ayurvedic/sattvic inspired meals and the beautiful salt water pool with uninterrupted views of the mountain. [...]
10 Day Early Morning Yoga Immersion 20-31 March 2017 with Madeline Clare Renew your intentions for the year, energise and build a practice of yoga each new day! Open to all levels. VENUE: Yogaveda, North Coogee www.yogavedawellness.com Earlybird $175 by 10 March 2017, Latebird, $200. SIGN UP!