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The feeling of walking: a poetic journey on foot

The feeling of walking: a poetic journey on foot The following poem is an account of a journey on foot through a part of Wales that I took a week or so ago. It is that and, for me, much … Continue reading

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Marginal Land

Showing its back And showing its front A falling maple leaf Ryokan (death poem)  I met a roe deer this morning for the first time in ages. There is at least one small herd that lives around here but they … Continue reading

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The Grace of Darkness

I’m just back in from a lovely walk. It’s still early but winter is now closing in on us here. There is just the hint of a waxing half-moon behind low, scudding clouds-the whole sky has been bruised by a … Continue reading

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A fall of poems in early autumn

Words i By the stream in the mountains There we found words To nullify the hurt we’d done with words, Bridging the space they made between us Inching our way back by slow steps of instinct and reason There are … Continue reading

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A Gift of Plums and Other Things

Way and weighing Stile and saying On a single walk are found. Go bear without halt Question and default On your single pathway bound.        Martin Heidegger Since moving here some three years ago, I have come to know the local … Continue reading

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Lessons From Hare

I love this land. The season here is turning. I love the way that the mist clings to the hills on the far side of the valley, there is a faint wind from the west and to me the trees, … Continue reading

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The Woodland Garden

The Woodland Garden I was talking with my brother on a recent car trip and the conversation got around to work. He asked me to try and describe clearly what it is that I do with leaders and leadership teams. … Continue reading

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