This short video made by Australia Post highlights the nomadic adventures of the Badger family as they travel Australia in their yellow Kombi named 'Summer' After Keenan Badger was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour that required surgery, the family totally re-evaluated their life priorities and found an old Kombi van in a Bathurst barn. … Continue reading Summer.
I just listened to a very interesting podcast from Sam Harris the American neuroscientist, philosopher and author. In the podcast he interviews Michael Pollen about his new book 'How to change your mind'. https://traffic.libsyn.com/wakingup/Waking_Up_127_Pollan.mp3 In this discussion Sam talks to Michael about the latest scientific research into the use of psychedelics (specifically LSD and psilocybin … Continue reading How to change your mind.
“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson So we have been back from our last trip away for a few weeks now. … Continue reading In gratitude for adventure
"One must have a mind of winter To regard the frost and the boughs Of the pine-trees crusted with snow; And have been cold a long time To behold the junipers shagged with ice, The spruces rough in the distant glitter Of the January sun; and not to think Of any misery in the sound … Continue reading The Snow Man – Wallace Stevens