Buddhism and eastern philosophy has become quite popular with those seeking a way to detach from the noise of modern life in recent years. In the west, our ancestors had their own similar ideas that I believe have a unique … Continue reading Morning Stoicism: Greek Philosophy for Modern Life
We are healthier, longer-lived and under more stable and secure governments that ever before. But if all this is the case, why are we still so unhappy? Is it possible we are looking in the wrong places for the most elusive human condition? Continue reading Happiness : An Impossible Dream?
Caustic Incense filled my lungs. As I paced the marbled floor pieced together from stones from all corners of the Mediterranean, my eyes darted back and forth surveying every inch of detail. Over the tannoy system “silence please” ironically blared … Continue reading Building Your First Memory Palace
The skies are miserable and grey today so I’m feeling a bit melancholy. When I put together poems I like to imagine the writer as a third person character. I build up the image of this character first before writing … Continue reading Epitaph to a Mask