Category Archives: philosophy

Spring Tales

Walk with me a while, beneath the creamy blossom trees, and I’ll tell you a tale or two about Spring and her vibrant magic. She stretches her arms wide, and pushes the cold and the darkness out to the edges … Continue reading

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Remote Street Life

Up in the more remote parts of Highland Scotland, there are breathtaking roads which wind their way through steep glens and over mountain passes, with just a thin strip of Tarmac. These single track roads can offer thrilling driving experiences … Continue reading

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Self Reflection

Self reflection is a beautiful gift which can help to ground us in our own reality. By pausing and wondering for just long enough our minds can become beautifully smooth, like the surface of a perfectly still pool, and we … Continue reading

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Winters Bones

We walked out along a line of Beech trees, and the low winter sun caught in our eyes, blinding us with shadows and glitter. The air was still as though the year was holding her breath, and bird song was … Continue reading

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Juxtaposition of Time and History

There are wonderful juxtapositions of layers of history, all around the ancient heart of Edinburgh. The famous castle, so emblematic of the city, sits on the core of an ancient long extinct volcano. Formed 340 million years ago, this rocky … Continue reading

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Full Ice Moon

Somebody asked me if I thought the moon had any effect on us. It was a great question, it made me smile, and got me thinking. My conclusion from the logical side of my brain is, why wouldn’t it. Look … Continue reading

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Windows between Worlds

This ancient window is the oculus in the roof of the Pantheon in Rome, and it allows air filled with light to fall into the otherwise dark interior of the temple. It gives the gods an eye to look down … Continue reading

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