Inspiration, Movement

Cloud Poetry

Clouds are moving poetry. They’ve inspired countless artists in the course of history (and – I’d bet – beyond!) I remember being an avid cloudspotter as a youngster. It gave me immense peace and inspiration just to lie down in the grass for a while and watch the sky-cotton shift shapes and float by. As… Read More Cloud Poetry

Dance, Movement

Dance and Do Good

I have just now – in collaboration with Dance4Children, my favourite non-profit charity team, set up a special D4C Gumroad Channel. All sales of it’s dance instructional videos (very soon the ‘Shimmy Sessions’ series will be re-released there in full, and hopefully new videos will follow in the coming year!) will go directly and completely… Read More Dance and Do Good

Movement, Strength


Resilience. One of my favourite expressions of (inner as well as outer) strength. According to the Oxford dictionary it has the following meanings: resilience /rɪˈzɪlɪəns/ noun The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity. We all have it. This tree has it.… Read More Resilience