Ocean of Tears – The Song of the Last Blue Whale
The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on our planet, and one of the most intelligent and sensitive. In 1984 I visited the Greenpeace office in Adelaide, Australia, and they told me that blue whales are most likely already biologically extinct, because their were so few of them left that they couldn’t easily find…Read More
Review: Shun Yen Dance Performance
I attended this performance expecting an amazing Chinese cultural extravaganza, with a sprinkling of political messaging about the persecution of the Falun Dafa (aka Falun Gong) religion in China. After all, this program is sponsored by Falun Dafa. I came away feeling that I’d just witnessed an overhyped, entertaining, colorful, charming, naive, heavy handed religious…Read More
Will the Real ‘Yes’ Please Step Forward?
In 1972 I first heard, ‘I’ve Seen All Good People’, by Yes on the radio, and I fell in love. Their music subsequently served as a critical source of inspiration for me, not just musically but spiritually. I owe these wonderful musicians a huge depth of gratitude for the immense joy and the many extraordinary…Read More