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How we start the Day at Cittadella

How we start the Day at Cittadella

At 7 am we are at the poolside in Cittadella immersed in a majestic arena beneath the magnificent Monte Vettore, at 2,550 metres in altitude, an extinct volcano that contains the twin glacial lakes of Lago Pilato, remnants of an ancient sea which once covered this...
The Golden Bubble of Abundance

The Golden Bubble of Abundance

‘The object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable’……Robert Henri It must have been ten years since I first came upon Henri’s words. And I can truly say they changed my life. They made...
My Feeling for Snow

My Feeling for Snow

Suddenly folks are back on their feet, they’re walking, they have to, cars are useless, buried under mounds of snow. The village has come alive and we are visited by neighbours who help us clear our driveway, who call asking us if we need any supplies, who...
Imbolc – The Changing of the Light

Imbolc – The Changing of the Light

Often times it does not look or even feel like Spring, but the light has …changed….something that animals see, feel and react to before we do…changing seasons grew from the deep connections between us and the natural world, as we can see in the word...
About Creativity, Passion & Jack the Dog

About Creativity, Passion & Jack the Dog

I am often asked ‘What do you mean by human beings creating beyond themselves?’ The easy answer is that I read it somewhere years back and liked it and adopted it into my personal useful philosophy phrase box, along with similar phrases like ‘You...