A School for Creativity, Consciousness & Clarity

The Creative Process – Refinement

We have been working for 12 months on designing, refining, polishing, sanding and adding new architecture to The Broad Place. These changes will be unveiled in stages from later this year, and our existing and new meditation students are in for some serious treats. I’ve always thrived on innovation, but patience isn’t a virtue of…
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All Those Thoughts – Which To Choose

In a sea of 80,000-90,000 thoughts a day it’s challenging to know which are helpful, real, genuine, creative and which are crap. We are literally bombarded daily with observations, negativity, desires, wants, shame etc, and that’s just what’s going on inside, let alone what is being generated from external triggers. So when we are spiraling down a…
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Free From The Known – The Truth Of Things

“If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation” Krishnamurti We are currently in luscious Kerala, and I’m leading a group through our Indian Retreat. There is talk daily of the processes that occur when we have the capacity to let go of all…
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The Futility Of Plans – What Choice Will You Make?

We have been soaking in life in India with its every detail since we arrived. Literally soaking, as it hasn ‘t stopped raining since we arrived in Kabini, which is on a huge river two hours from Mysore. There have been pauses where we have ridden old clicky bikes through the local towns, with little…
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Diwali Evening at The Broad Place

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that” Martin Luther King, Jr.Diwali is a special celebration in India, celebrated with light – to  symbolise when light wins over darkness. For me personally this can mean many things including love and compassion overcoming fear, higher self prevailing over lower self, creativity succeeding over contracting.…
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Q. What Will The Future Look Like?

A. The Best Parts Of The Present I read this moving article over the weekend. My little brother is seriously disabled, and I am well aware of the challenges that families raising children with physical and mental challenges face. It’s ongoing, brutal and beyond anything you think you have the capacity for. This article about raising an…
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