Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

I realised early in the New Year that I was coming alive again, and with a bit of a roar. My first semi-lucid dream of 2022 involved a dark pupal form pulsating blackly, as if about to burst open or to split painfully. Nothing to do with too much Christmas turkey! I...

AAP Quarterly: Stirring the Pot

I submitted an article called “Stirring the Pot” for the June 2021 edition of the AAP’s quarterly journal, for which I was also the guest editor. The issue was followed by an interactive seminar in which I explained the process of creating a drama of...

Letting Go

For some weeks now, I’ve felt like I’ve been holding onto a rock with waves breaking over me, not quite sure what to do next. This feeling relates to a holiday memory from when I was a young man: I had been on a long swim, the weather turned windy, and I ended up...

Anxious Moments

Many people are affected by anxiety. Most people prefer not to talk about it. The blog update below is based on a bout of anxiety that I experienced after several months of UK lockdown in 2020. I found that focussing directly on how I felt was enormously helpful for...