Out of the Woods; the book and one man’s journey.

I met Alan for the first time early in 2012. He had been on a desert walk in North Africa the previous Autumn, and I remember him saying that in the emptiness of the dunes a BIG QUESTION had come to him – Where are the older men? And then related questions;...

ARE OVER FIFTIES THE LUMPWOOD OF SOCIETY?

Major social insights from the world of barbeques I’m happy to say that even now, in my sixties, I am a BBQ virgin.  Barbies have never appealed to me: they remind me of the joke, ‘Why do men do barbeques?’ : ‘Because they end up burning the meat better.’ However, my...

Warrior to Elder: We’re doing it for the tribe

Learning from my own workshop For some time I’d been feeling how great it would be to have a big gathering of men, so I was delighted when the UK Men’s Network organised one in Brighton recently, and extra glad when they asked me to lead a three-hour workshop at the...

Further insights from Europe’s Sleeper Trains…

Do Sleeper Trains Resemble their Country’s Leader??   For those of you eager for a sequel to my blog from the German Nachtzug, here ‘tis.  The Paris – Venice Treno Notte has advanced my insights into the special ways that so-called sleepers help me, and maybe other...