A Round Ship

Did you know that back in the late 1800’s the Russians built a round ship? The Novgorod monitor has the dubious reputation of being the worst ever warship to be constructed.  Built in the 1870’s, the hull was circular to reduce draught and allow it to carry more armour than other ships the same size. … More A Round Ship

Blue Mind

Every now and then something pops into my inbox that captures and captivates me. This week it was an ad for free 6 episode video series about something called Blue Mind. I’ve just watched episode two. It was about awe. Did you know that experiencing just two minutes a day of something that inspires awe … More Blue Mind

Fire Season

Large chunks  of Australia have been in the grips of severe drought. Some farming communities have not seen rain for many years. Yet in the north we very recently had torrential rain and severe flooding. Destruction of property and loss of life from two very different extremes – fire and water. The state of Victoria … More Fire Season

A Pain in the Foot

The last couple of months have had me limping along in pain. In my left heel. Sometimes excruciatingly painful. It’s almost like walking on a bad bruise. I have investigated this pain. And come to the conclusion that it is a classic case of plantar fasciitis – again. This nasty condition had appeared in a … More A Pain in the Foot

Science and the Heart

If you have never heard about the HeartMath Institute, wander over and immerse yourself a while in its latest research findings on heart intelligence. The mission of HeartMath Institute is to help people bring their physical, mental and emotional systems into balanced alignment with their heart’s intuitive guidance. This unfolds the path for becoming heart-empowered … More Science and the Heart