My visit to Ubud got off to a very shakey start last Sunday. Life has now settled into a routine of exotic breakfasts, yoga, swimming, hiking, meditation and dinners of fresh locally grown delicacies.
Apart from sorting out our go-to place when the windows and door start rattling (under out sturdy dining table) and sleeping with a grab bag close to the bed, we have adjusted to the occasional earth tremor disturbing our sleep.
A daily yoga practice has improved my posture and gait. I now feel like I am suspended by a piece of string when I walk. The rains have come early and the nights are cool, each evening I visit the meditation centre next door for an hour. Ubud is truly a treat for all the senses, and I have another two weeks to enjoy.
Create a space So full of love as to have no room for fear So full of clarity as to see eternity So full of silence so that all can be heard So free of judgement so all are safe Create it Hold it Expand it Regardless And observe Humanity transforms It’s a practice A […]
Sunset over a liquid ocean on Western Australia’s Pilbara Coast.
Empty nest syndrome
Parental responsibility is only a temporary stage for our resident Willie wagtail pair, they spend days crafting a beautiful nest. They then produce an even more beautiful egg. This is the second year that they have abandoned this nest.
Fortunately, last spring they successfully fledged a chick in their other nest in the nearby lemon tree.