CARING FOR YOUR WATER

I can’t say that I’ve been the moisturising kind of lass and I was never really the hairdryer owning kind either. I soon realised, however, that I simply cannot let things slip if I want to be happy in water. After three hours in warm water, moisturising...

I FIND IT DIFFICULT TO LOVE

I’m not sure if it’s the moon in Scorpio, my own water cycle or simply being human but right now I am finding it difficult to love. To love is my intention spiritually, otherwise I wouldn’t be bringing it up in the first place, but mentally...

ALL TOGETHER WE CAN

Eight wheelchair access ramps where placed on Corfu Island’s beaches this summer so that everyone can enjoy the pleasure of the sea. This was done not by a government body, or a European funded programme nor was it a private business enterprise either. During a time of...

LOVE LIKE WATER

Anastasia is a young athlete in Corfu's Special Olympics programme. She has a particular love for water and is part of the children's swimming team which was successfully put together by Hennie Godeke. Anastasia has shown a particular love and skill for dancing movements in...

CAN I JUST BE HAPPY?

Years of therapy turned into years of soul searching which turned into years of seminars and workshops. These turned into hours of dedicated service, weeks in silent meditation and endless hours of reading and research. I was still chased by a feeling of needing to become more...

LOVE, PAIN AND FEAR AT THE LOCAL MINIMARKET

I walked into the local mini-market yesterday for the first time to buy some eggs. I obviously caught the two ladies at the checkout in the middle of a deep exchange because they just looked and me and spontaneously asked: “Would you rather feel pain or never...

HOW IN NON-DOING I AM SETTING MYSELF FREE

I have been raised in a culture that has for generations praised and rewarded doing. A doing that is measured most often by success over another thereby encouraging competition, comparison, separation. In not taking part in a game that is set by rules I don't agree with...

10 EFFORTLESS WAYS TO ‘TURN UP’ THE LIGHT

1. Think pink 2. Go be in nature, hug a tree, smell the flowers, stare at the sky 3. Skip instead of walk 4. Wear happy bright colours 5. Dance with each opportunity 6. Listen to or play music 7. Swim in the ocean 8. Eat nourishing food 9. Be surrounded by beauty 10....

TINY WINY MOMENTS OF JOY

Down to earth, real and even mundane moments of joy: Jumping into fresh clean sheets in the afternoon Fresh mango for breakfast Driving a clean car Morning cuddles Lighting a candle, some incense and sitting in silence Being greeted by my dog When I enter the pool and the water is warm Discovering...