Journey of a soul seeker
Sunday, March 8, 2020
I arrived in India with my preconceived ideas about gender inequality and arranged marriages and caste systems and, as always, cos I am...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
For my third "time off" day I took a guided tour of the beautiful Mysore Palace and learned of it's history and about Mys...
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Injuries and Exhaustion
As a 53 years young woman I have had plenty of time to collect a range of physical injuries including a left shoulder rotator cuff in...
Mantra and Kirtan
My teacher says 2020 is the year of Kirtan but what is it? In the Yoga Sutras, one of the ancient, foundational yogic texts, Patanj...
In November I completed a 5 day water fast following my first ever colonic irrigation. Why? I hear you cry shrugging your shoulders...
Sunday, February 2, 2020
TUK TUK Etiquette
Tuk Tuks are noisy and strange things and I first travelled in one in Bangalore when I arrived. It was both terrifying and exhilarating...
Dorm Life in a yoga ashram Have you ever shared a room with more than one person? Ever shared a squashed dormitory with 29 others? ...
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Sunrise and sunset JOY
Sunrises and sunsets begin and end our days at the Ashram They soon became really important guides to me as I lost track of days, dat...
Holy Cows During my time in Karnataka there were numerous festivals. In fact, every day seemed to be a festival with loud music and...
Friday, January 31, 2020
Ode to my yoga mat
I LOVE my yoga mat. For Mother's Day this year I came up with the idea of owning a recycled and eco friendly yoga mat to do my b...
lizards, toads and squirrels
I confess I have a fear or rather, a repulsion of snakes. I think it is the way they slither around that I really don't like. I d...
SIR or MAMA
When I got an email from my hotel in Bangalore addressed to Sir I just assumed it was a mistake. My name is Nicola so when livi...
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Today I travel to Mysore
Yesterday was a relaxed day at my hotel which meant sleep and laptop charging. I achieved this by asking Reception to do it for me and ...
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