Personal Archaeology

Personal Archaeology

It’s been a strange four days. We’ve been clearing the loft. It’s a big loft, but over the 22 years we’ve lived here, the available walking space had diminished to less than a square foot. Something had to be done, and we had to take time off work to do it. I’ve learned ruthlessness and […]


This site is about mindfulness as a way of enhancing your life, and meditation as a way of enhancing your mindfulness, as well as finding out more about who you are and why you do what you do. It is not affiliated to any particular religion and comes from the conviction that the techniques themselves, […]

Surprise soft-porn discovery

Clearing out some old files from an old version of my site, I found my one and only (very tame) excursion into erotica.  I wrote it on, or shortly after, a holiday on the Greek island of Zakynthos. Very odd discovering it, exactly the same reaction I felt when writing it. Like an old professor puzzling […]

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