THE ENEMY WITHOUT (R12+)


National Service Nearly sixty years ago I was privileged (I suppose I was…) to undertake so-called ‘National Service’. One of its many personal beneficial outcomes, absolutely no doubt unintended, was to have me choose to be a convert to life-long pacifism. For twenty-four months I lived in the Sergeants’ Mess of 9TRRE Camp, Farnborough, Hampshire […]

The Law of the Pendulum – (R5)


I first came across the concept of the Pendulum in Maurice Nicoll’s goldmine of practical insights Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky. I here pay tribute to Maurice Nicoll for all the learning I’ve got from him, especially, amongst other things, for his writing about the Pendulum For example, the introduction to […]