Tag Archives: perception

The Hot Seat

I was introduced to the hot seat back in London in the 70s when I joined a Gestalt therapy group in Chelsea. We sat on cushions on the floor and though our hot seat was simply another cushion, it was … Continue reading

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Goldilocks and the Mobile Wallpaper

When I finally found the right wallpaper for my Blackberry Simple Mobile, Goldilocks came to mind. There are no bears in my story. But there is the question of bearing, and what feels right, and finding the happy medium, which … Continue reading

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When a Still-Life Moves

In this excerpt from “Christmas Holiday” by W. Somerset Maugham (1939), Charley and Lydia are at the museum looking at a still-life by Chardin (pages 240-242). “Chardin,” he said. “Yes, I’ve seen that before.” “But have you ever looked at … Continue reading

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Art and Ascension What’s That

An excess of emotion. Of feeling. From the heart. Through the heart of feeling. Onto the cross. Propelled upwards, above the horizontal line of the physical plane. Sometimes you think you’ll die unless you express it. And then something in … Continue reading

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