Wild Yoga

yoga and thought from Theo Wildcroft

Tag Archive for peace

Spinning dreams – and a contest!

The world these days can have sharp edges, and cold winds, so in honour of all our spinning ancestors, I’m holding a competition. Join my mailing list (see bottom of page) to get in on the chance to win something tiny, filled with love and magic and history; in Angora and Merino and Shetland; in soft browns and white. It’s… Read more →

Conflict and violence culture

I’ve been having some interesting conversations with my partner recently about representation and culture, and conflict. I’m becoming increasingly unable to tolerate the way mainstream film culture in particular tells stories, and I’m starting to refuse to believe that a film, or a story, or any cultural artefact can be ‘good’ if it can’t have a ring of authenticity to… Read more →

Everyone you know is okay

After a fun night out with friends, into social media drops the news that Paris is bleeding. Normality flees. I can’t quite explain why my stomach lurches to hear the Bataclan is full of hostages. Maybe because we’ve just got in from a little local gig ourselves. Maybe because the last time I was in Paris, Phil came back from… Read more →

Driving home

And I’m driving home from class with frost on the windows, into the depths of the night. I’m winding down the lanes, skipping pot holes, a little wired on unaccustomed caffeine, on the night and the cold, and the release of it all, and above all, on the music pouring into my ears from this woman’s wondrous heart.   And… Read more →

Other Voices

Pulled between the high energy of summer, just a week from the solstice; and yet also slipping into the deep cool darkness of my first bleeding day, today I feel stretched thin, worn and delicate as an old shawl. My breath is long, slow, and filled with silences. So, today, I have three other voices for you – three voices… Read more →

Peace at what price?

This week, I’ve been contemplating the differences between peace as an individual endeavour and as a communal project. My thinking isn’t quite clear, but it’s Thursday, and Thursday is blogging day, and like many writers, I think best sometimes whilst writing, so let’s take that journey to clarity together. “We swear by peace and love to stand Heart to heart… Read more →