Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer. ~ William S. Burroughs

True North – What Real Achievement Means

The story of a moment at summer camp when I learned what real achievement means.

She was just a homeless girl…

I saw a teenage girl out in the cold, squatted down in a closed up businesses doorway, a small bundle in her arms. A baby…

Today you… Tomorrow me…

“Today you…. tomorrow me..”  – how the kindness of strangers forced me to be more helpful on the road and in life in general.

Tone Matrix

Tone Matrix – Click! (turn on sound…)

Just a Random Girl at the Mall

Zendee Rose Tenerefe, sings at the mall with the karaoke machine in hope that someone will notice her talent.

Moonlight Sonata – Beethoven and the Blind Girl

The touching fable of Beethoven meeting a Blind Girl who inspired him to write the Moonlight Sonata.

Sweet Lorraine – a love song

A 96 year old man writes a love song for his deceased wife of 75 years and enters it into a contest…

The Pixel Painter

Hal Lasko, 98, spends ten hours a day painting with pixels. He is joyous and contented.

Your life = 28,835 days; are you using it well?

An average person’s life is 28,835 days. They spend 2,676 days watching TV. How well are you spending your time?

“It’s well book!” Stephen Fry on language

Language is changing all the time in surprising ways. Stephen Fry on the changing uses of our language.

Harold and Maude – The Flower Scene

Each person is different, never existed before and never to exist again…

Lacrimosa – Requiem – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The beautiful Requiem Mass in D minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Welcome to Zen Moments

Inspiration, Wisdom, Authenticity and Humour –
stories to lift the spirit and expand the mind


Starlings – thousands flying as one

Tens of thousands of starlings flying in unison at dusk in England – a stunning and magical sight

Chasing Ice – the Shrinking of the Arctic Ice

National Geographic photographer deploys time-lapse cameras in the Arctic to capture the world’s changing glaciers.

How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change

Greening the world’s deserts – a surprising discovery may hold a key…

The Sand Dancer

Peter Donnelly creates works of art in the sand. He has just 4 hours before the incoming tide washes them away.

What a Wonderful World…

David Attenborough’s uplifting and beautiful view of nature…

The Earth Seen from Space

Now I know why I’m here. Not for a closer look at the moon, but to look back at our home, the Earth.

A World In Love With Itself

A World In Love With Itself: Life in the Rainforest

What it is…

“It’s a pretty fun day actually…We’re good. We’re real good.”

Night on the River

Night on the River by Chinese poet: Meng Hao-Jen