The Ultimate Relationship & the Earth Collective

Book Excerpts

A variety of excerpts from my book, 'The Ultimate Relationship... the one with yourself'. Anecdotes and wisdom gained from my life in business, sport and as a rural recluse.

Insights, epiphanies & notes: Episode 1

Did you know that, in addition to my website, I also publish on Substack which has a natty feature called Notes. This is a well kept secret, or so it... Read More

May 12, 2024
Many lifetimes in one

Audio extract from my book, 'The Ultimate Relationship... the one with yourself', on the notion of reincarnating within your current lifetime.… Read More

March 3, 2024
Mirror, mirror

What do you see when you look in the mirror? This is a question I asked myself many times. For most of my life, I just saw a face. Yet,... Read More

December 13, 2023
Don't ask, don't get!

On the house front, there's been more decorating - this time the rear sitting room which is the most spectacular room in the house and certainly worthy of a lick... Read More

September 25, 2023
Only I can fix me

It's so easy to lose your mojo, as life pulls and pushes you every which way, on a daily basis. In fact, moments of of equilibrium are generally the exception... Read More

September 7, 2023
Our true human nature

Just like nature, we have the potential to change ourselves moment by moment, moving through a kaleidoscope of infinite variety in our nature and our being. We are magnificent, like... Read More

August 29, 2023
It's all in the mind

I take my safety seriously, especially when travelling. It's not a lottery. I am responsible for me. I have had my fair share of accidents in the past - in... Read More

July 21, 2023
Who am I?

I have been reviewing some old writings recently, which included insights and epiphanies that helped me to deal with the challenges I faced during a fast-moving period of my life.... Read More

July 4, 2023
Timing is everything

I have learned from personal experience (and also from studying metaphysics) that when you use the power of focused thought, and energise it with feeling, what you want to create... Read More

June 7, 2023

I live happily at both ends of the spectrum. Expansive, extrovert and centre-stage is how I lived during the first 20 years of my career, in the thick of it,... Read More

May 29, 2023
The path to freedom

The swirling blizzard continued relentlessly day and night and whipped the heavy snowfall up into drifts of 10 to 15 feet in some areas around the house, yard and fields.... Read More

May 21, 2023
Our true human nature

I gawped in amazement at yet another stunning sunset, and was filled with wonderment at how every one is unique and exquisite. That night, I observed the full moon, which... Read More

May 6, 2023
Silencing Fear

A friend had been experiencing neighbour difficulties. She was harassed and it got to the point where she was reluctant to leave her house, felt physically sick when she saw... Read More

April 25, 2023
What my animals have told me

Did you know you can bring your beloved animals back to you when they pass on? This is my experience, several times over, in fact. And they don't necessarily return... Read More

April 12, 2023
Secret lives

I have recently made the acquaintance of a little person who, unbeknown to me, secretly lives under the floorboards in the ancient barn. There are steps up to the wooden... Read More

March 25, 2023
How to help others using the power of thought

Anyone can benefit from compassionate thought, including family and friends in difficulty, as well as people affected by catastrophic world events such as forced migration, cataclysmic weather, mass shootings, volatile... Read More

March 12, 2023
Dowsing with a pendulum - the ultimate 'smart' device

Dowsing with a pendulum is an amazing tool and one that I have been using for over 30 years. Basically, it’s your instinct on the end of a piece of... Read More

March 2, 2023

'Quantum' is an increasingly popular term but it's confusing for the majority of us, who are not scientists. And what it means in physics and metaphysics differs. In this audio... Read More

February 20, 2023
How to take charge of your body and your health

We have much more control over our body than is commonly thought. Most people assume we have no control except around the edges through eating a healthy diet, exercising or... Read More

February 5, 2023
How to regain your balance and equilibrium

What does it feel like to be balanced? For me, it's a heady mix of mental, emotional and physical factors. For instance, feeling energised and positive, grounded and strong in... Read More

February 1, 2023
Consciously creating the life you want

Using conscious thought to create the life you want and become the master of your own health, abundance, joy and so much more, is a very big subject. It's actually... Read More

January 9, 2023
Training your instinct

Instinct is something we are born with, and from the very early years of life, it's the prime force that motivates us. But society and education suppress it in favour... Read More

December 30, 2022
The power of thought

I have proved this to myself, beyond a shadow of a doubt. Because thought has energy, it affects us and the world around us. Coincidences are an example. You might... Read More

December 15, 2022
Affirmations and how to change your life

To me, affirmations are totally natural, and I have used them to help me change much in my life. They are especially relevant today in our fast moving world because,... Read More

November 28, 2022
What is spirituality?

This is a big question but, at its simplest, here is what it means to me... spirituality is 'everthing that there is'. It ranges from practical applications in everyday life... Read More

November 17, 2022
Connecting with nature

Connecting with nature is a well used expression. But what does it really mean? It's not the same as being in nature whilst you are doing something else. It was... Read More

November 9, 2022
Fanny's Poem

In this extract from my book, I read a poem I wrote for a feline 'soulmate', and treasured member of my animal family. Fanny lived to the ripe old age... Read More

July 11, 2022
Talking to your food

I have thought a lot about what I eat over the years, because it’s the easiest way to support my health. I consider my food to be ‘medicine’. So, I... Read More

July 11, 2022
A question of survival

This audio is a blog that was written during my rewilding experience, in the depths of Wales. The winter weather could be extreme and this entry is about 'a day... Read More

July 8, 2022
The best you can be

Becoming the best version of me was an enduring quest to be more effective and find peace amidst the chaos of growing a business from scratch, during 22 years that... Read More

July 7, 2022
Mind of a mentor

This recording is the start of a journal I wrote before the word 'blog' was invented, at a time where writing about your daily life was still called a diary,... Read More

May 24, 2022
Narrating your life

Contrary to popular opinion, you haven’t lost the plot if you talk to yourself and become the narrator of your own life. In fact, it's extremely beneficial. Most importantly, it... Read More

May 11, 2022
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