The Great River of Time

Returning to Ireland after visiting my parents in the UK I flew out of Stansted Airport and after passing through security I did the ‘IKEA walk’ to get to the departures lounge. This is a relatively recent addition to the airport and it simply means that to get from security to the departures lounge you have to walk a winding route past every shop in the airport. Continue reading “The Great River of Time”

The Great River of Time

Why We Should Be Spiritual

“There is an Indian proverb that says that everyone is a house with four rooms, a physical, a mental, an emotional, and a spiritual . Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time but unless we go into every room every day, even if only to keep it aired, we are not a complete person.” 
Rumer Godden

I’ve just returned from Valencia in Spain where I was staying in the ‘barrio’ of Rusaffa. It is an old working class neighbourhood that has become gentrified in recent years and is now filled with trendy bars and restaurants, in the evenings it comes alive to the vibrancy of the outdoor Mediterranean lifestyle of food, drink, and conversation. Continue reading “Why We Should Be Spiritual”

Why We Should Be Spiritual