Last week a friend asked me if I had taken the mRNA Covid-19 vaccine. My verbal response was “That is personal medical information” to which he replied “Oh so you haven’t taken it!” Before I explain why this conversation is so messed up, let me point out that I am not an “anti-vaxxer”, and [...]
No this is not a post about a Roman general called "Vicarious", though it does sound like one. Vicarious is a word which means "taking the place of" someone or something else. I just finished reading the science fiction novel "Leviathon Wakes" by James S Corey. It is, in part, about the destruction of 1.5 [...]
I am part of being optimistic! OptimMmystix, the new Philosofree/Optimysts album was released in 2016! Together with Mirian, a 27 year old soul singer, and Sam Shark, a 50 year old Egyptian band leader and master guitarist Philosofree formed the Optimysts and created this intriguing innovative album at Iguana Studios. Reviews can be found here… As [...]
This short video will introduce you to my background and values.
This year my wife, Manuela, and I walked 350 kilometers along the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain. It was an amazing and wonder-full experience. On our return we knew that we should share the stories we witnessed and heard while doing the hike as 'peregrinos'. Since we got back we have written a book together, [...]
In my experience there are many possibilities for each life. Not certainties, but possibilities. It is when I look at possibilities that I start authentically following my true nature. Here are some views on being authentic. 1. What I 'want' is rarely what I really want. Feelings are the drivers behind most of our desires. Most of [...]
Busy-ness or being busy is behind what we call work. What drives business is about as clear as what drives sexuality. It is a subconscious mix of thought, hormone, patterns and drive. Francis Ford Coppola in a recent interview said: If you don’t take a risk then how are you going to make something really [...]