Inuksuk

This is my new playground, my front backyard. Out for a quick walk at sunset, I strolled along a beach exposed by very low tides. Right across from home is a lonely stone sculpture guarding the bay like a giant transformer watching out for aliens. (This Inuksuk standing by the water of English bay has…

Details

The other side of me

My good friend Silvia is traveling through the Peruvian jungle right now and since this is the 21st century, she manages to send some pictures regularly to tease us – sigh. What must have been her surprise when she came across my brother, all the way down in the southern hemisphere, somewhere near Iquitos. Great…

Details

Éloge de la fuite en avant

O Sensei Morihei Ueshiba taught that in order to achieve control of a situation – or even one’s life – in a spontaneous yet harmonious way, there should be only forward momentum. Aïkido just doesn’t recognize moving backwards as a suitable course of action. If one needs to go backwards, one is instead to move…

Details