Meditation Part 3

Now if you are one of those who think meditation is soft, woosey, or even effeminate, just consider that the Japanese Samurai practiced it for centuries. And if you think meditation is just something to be practiced by those who wear flowing orange robes, tie-dyed clothing, or beings that are just a bit, well, weird, … Continue reading Meditation Part 3

Meditation Part 2

Imagine a new born baby. All soft, warm & squidgy, freshly released into a strange new world. A world full of strange new sensations – new sounds, new feelings on the skin, new smells, new tastes & new sights. But this is not the only new things – there would be new thoughts as well. … Continue reading Meditation Part 2

Meditation Part 1

“Just close your eyes & try to focus on the rhythm of your breathing. If a thought pops into your mind, simply try to acknowledge & accept that it is there.” said the instructor. “Okay” said I. “You have no chance chubby.” said my mind. “Just shut the f**k up.” said I. “What?” said the … Continue reading Meditation Part 1

Nature Therapy

More often than not, when I head out for a walk I always seem to gravitate to a woodland or a park – somewhere where there is no tarmac, no cars & to be honest, no people. It’s not that I am anti-social, it’s just that I selfishly enjoy having the beauty of nature to … Continue reading Nature Therapy


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Hi, my name is Dan & I am a dawdler (I am also an ex-squaddie turned podiatrist).

I am a staunch advocate of slow-living: taking life easy & just doing stuff that makes you happy – walking, cycling, canoeing, sightseeing, camping, eating great food, travelling. And drinking tea….

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