Writings

  • The Assumption Of Virtue

    At this particular moment in time, let’s go to Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The Assumption Of Virtue: Assume a virtue if you have it not. So, how do we do this, how do we do anything? If we are able, in some way, to present to ourselves the virtue which we wish to represent, embody, or transmit, or…

    The Assumption Of Virtue
  • An Harmonious Functioning

    Q: I would like a suggestion about how to treat women.A: Treat women, and all people, as you would yourself wish to be treated. Immediately, three elements to consider: 1. Our actual behaviour towards others.2. What we think of […]

    An Harmonious Functioning
  • What Is The Challenge?

    For those engaged in the flows and flurries of contemporary living: what is the challenge? The challenge is to be present in the maelstrom and the nonsense; respond to its demands where necessary; and not react to its pressures. The word for this is freedom, but […]

    What Is The Challenge?
  • An Act Of Quality

    Q: How can an ordinary person do little things to become extraordinary?A: An act of quality. So, how do we perform an act of quality? An act of of quality conveys intention and presence, and serves necessity. But, in order to change our […]

    An Act Of Quality
  • A Quiet Joy

    One of the privileges and quiet joys of being a working player, going out into the world, is that people, even those we have never met in person, are part of our wider family; all of us having all been touched and brought together by the power which is at […]

    A Quiet Joy