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Choosing Love and Yoga with Palestinians in the Canary Islands

August 19, 2016


I came to Fuerteventura looking for yoga and sun; I returned home feeling loved with a new family.

David Sye Interview – part 2

April 28, 2016


Following on from Part 1 of the interview with Yogabeats founder David Sye, here’s part 2, where we’re sat just after dinner, talking about why he doesn’t give a shit for yoga, being threatened with a lynching at an anti-fur event and the future of the collective consciousness. Can you talk me through the initiative […]

David Sye Interview Part 1

March 28, 2016


Back in November I spent a week in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands at a yoga retreat, as part of a humanitarian campaign called Yogabeats. The objective, via raising £17,000 – to pay for visas and a safe passage out of the West Bank – through crowdfunding and other means of fundraising, was to bring […]

Depression isn’t something you can snap out of

August 18, 2014


There’s no methodical, cut and thrust way to get rid of feeling blue, but everyone has their own light at the end of a tunnel. You don’t have to row yourself through a stormy sea all on your own.

Money Can Buy Everything Except Spiritual Enlightenment

December 26, 2012


Boxing Day may as well be symbolized by a ringing till and hoards of queues with the odd pitched tent if what the mainstream media has you believe. The excitement of people practically falling over one another to get a cardigan they didn’t need to begin with is a fascinating one. What is it with […]

An interview with an Anti-Zionist Rabbi in London

December 14, 2012


Long time no blog. Where have I been? Oh, just doing some stuff. In any case, there’s a few special treats to end the year with, including the video above with Rabbi Jacob Weiss of human rights organisation, Rabbis for Palestine. It took place in mid-November during Israel’s invasion of Gaza, with a large congragation […]

Rachel Corrie further dents Israel’s losing battle of public opinion

August 28, 2012


If the outcome of the case of Rachel Corrie wasn’t enough to convince that anything said and accused of Israel was something easily brushed off, then it’s the latest of a series of whitewashes that the Knesset and supreme court are responsible for. The American activist was run over by a bulldozer demolishing a Palestinian […]