There is no colour called love in this world. Yet how thoroughly it has dyed my heart ~Lady Kasa, Japan, mid 8th century People have been using the medium of art to represent and explore their spiritual connection with their world, for over 35,000 years. The earliest cave art speaks to us. We sense the human continuum of which we are all part. We can almost touch the moment, millennia ago, when a man or woman’s experience, thought, emotion […]
The art of travel, experienced as an inner journey of discovery and enrichment, is intimately connected with the art of standing still, of observing the workings and wonders of the world and its people and of ourselves.
‘human relationships are as vast as desert’ ‘…stones, even, are smoother for the dust’ – Patrick White, from the novel Voss (1957) The place in which we spend more time than any other, is our thoughts, our inner world. It is there that we constantly converse with ourselves, from infancy to death. It is there that we suffer; unspoken traumas, ancient anxieties and caustic self-blame – all dust storms in our deserts of heart and mind that shape and […]
Every day, we are bombarded with media images of ‘success’. Cars, houses, holidays, clothes, jewelry, fashion and technology accessories. The more success, the more romance. Success is the pathway to true love and all of its satisfactions. But this story bears little or no resemblance to most real relationships. In them, we struggle with the gritty challenges of work, financial pressures, child-raising, exhaustion and banality. We endure the inevitable conflicts that arise when people live and suffer through life’s challenges […]
We all matter – wherever we are, whatever we believe, whomever is governing us, whatever we own or don’t own.
If we do not think and act this way then, in truth, our wings are clipped and we are living as caged and helpless as the birds that a distraught orphaned Iraqi girl carried through bombed-out, sniper-strewn Old Mosul streets.
Essence and our writing Our single most important goal in the writing we do for our clients is to capture and express the essence of the people concerned: we tune into what is unique about you and the love you share, your nature; we follow the compass of your heart. This is not poetry as ornament or academic pretension. This is the poetry of your life, the unique and beautiful heat and heart of your life. This is you, […]