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May 31, 2017

The phone rings and it’s Michael Boyle. It seems that the numbers on “Breaking the Spell” aren’t so good. Men are being slow to sign-up. They’re saying that it’s still a long way off, they’re busy with other things, or that the retreat is too expensive…

I don’t buy the...

May 16, 2017

I was talking to a friend the other day, about shame, and how it can poison your life. How it can keep you small, and diminished, leave you feeling less-than and un-worthy. My friend seemed bemused and unable to grasp what I was talking about. in fact, he was looking a...

April 21, 2017

It’s no one’s fault but most men would recognise it as a part of their life-journey. Something kicks in and, over time, we lose the ability to shudder. Oh, we can take a blow, manage the ‘slings and arrows of outrageous fortune’ and stoically stand with the ‘impostors’...

March 22, 2017

Men and the River of Grief

We just can’t seem to get away from it. Grief is a part of the ‘male condition’. Some refuse the call, living dreamy lives of fragile denial. Others wrap their losses in anger, finding it easier to be puffed-up and angry, than to fall into the...

February 27, 2017

There comes a point in a male’s life when he sheds the dappled skin of innocence. If he’s fortunate, it happens in adulthood when he has the resilience to....

January 24, 2017

Welcome to our Blog. The object here is to log and share some of our thoughts on men and their concerns during the run-up to our gathering at the EarthSpirit Centre in the summer of 2017. We're both engaged in writing on the subject at present, so there will probably b...

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