A wish for 2015 – Beginner’s Mind

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I first posted a version of this in 2010, on mick’s leadership blog. It still seems highly appropriate, though this time in a “photographic” context. I got a little acquainted with Zen in the 1960’s, part of my own quest for “truth”. And whilst many other philosophies and concepts have entered my mind and been very helpful since, I have never forgotten the …

Seasons Greetings

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“Christmas .. is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.” Freya Stark (1893-1993), Explorer & Writer “I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the …