About

About MeHi, I'm Robin I am a psychotherapist and bodyworker with a lifelong passion for art, creativity, spirituality and personal development. My formal training began in 2004, when I began studying at Shiatsu Australia (now EastWest College) and then later at the...

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Infinity and the sacred

Ganges sunrise The priest stands on the edge of a concrete ghat before the dirty Ganges at dawn. He is naked from the waist up, except for a sacred cord that runs over his left shoulder, symbol of the twice-born priestly-caste. He wears a saffron coloured dhoti and...

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Into the underworld

I haven’t posted in a while. There’s been a range of factors behind this, some technological or geographical but also psychospiritual. When I started planning this trip I envisioned a kind of Hero’s Journey structure to frame it. Separation in the first six months, an...

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Trance and possession in deep Kerala

We are up before 3am. The moon is only just past full and at this hour the jungle is quiet and deliciously cool. When we arrive thirty minutes later it seems like the entire village, from little children to the elderly, is in attendance. The temple is situated in the...

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Travelling

Atu: The Magus Lunar Intention: Union Location: 15.6631° N, 73.7419° E (Mandrem Beach, Goa, India) On the road again. The travelling life is a familiar and comfortable one, a flow state that I easily slip into. There’s a certain awareness and disposition that comes...

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Paying death’s wages

A while back, I posted about how a couple of encounters with my own mortality had served as deeply personal initiatory experiences. The post garnered a lot of feedback from a range of people, both online and in person, which took me completely by surprise. What...

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Ten points for an eight-pointed game

Atu: The Fool Lunar Intention: Decompression Location: 8.74° N, 76.72° E (Varkala, India) The fundamental rule is that there are no rules, rules serving to constrict the creative expansion and flow necessary for play. Everything else is a guide towards creative...

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Radical presence

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold- Yeats My life has been hectic these past three months! In a little over a fortnight I will board a plane overseas and begin an 18-month global pilgrimage, so my days, not to mention quite a few restless nights, have become a...

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Neurocam and the theatre of re-enchantment (Part 2)

For me, the question of what Neurocam actually was is the least interesting one. In fact, it was exactly this question that precipitated Neurocam’s demise. Far more interesting are the questions of what Neurocam created, what it could have been and why it failed. The...

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About

About MeHi, I'm Robin I am a psychotherapist and bodyworker with a lifelong passion for art, creativity, spirituality and personal development. My formal training began in 2004, when I began studying at Shiatsu Australia (now EastWest College) and then later at the...

read more

Infinity and the sacred

Ganges sunrise The priest stands on the edge of a concrete ghat before the dirty Ganges at dawn. He is naked from the waist up, except for a sacred cord that runs over his left shoulder, symbol of the twice-born priestly-caste. He wears a saffron coloured dhoti and...

read more

Into the underworld

I haven’t posted in a while. There’s been a range of factors behind this, some technological or geographical but also psychospiritual. When I started planning this trip I envisioned a kind of Hero’s Journey structure to frame it. Separation in the first six months, an...

read more

Trance and possession in deep Kerala

We are up before 3am. The moon is only just past full and at this hour the jungle is quiet and deliciously cool. When we arrive thirty minutes later it seems like the entire village, from little children to the elderly, is in attendance. The temple is situated in the...

read more

Travelling

Atu: The Magus Lunar Intention: Union Location: 15.6631° N, 73.7419° E (Mandrem Beach, Goa, India) On the road again. The travelling life is a familiar and comfortable one, a flow state that I easily slip into. There’s a certain awareness and disposition that comes...

read more

Paying death’s wages

A while back, I posted about how a couple of encounters with my own mortality had served as deeply personal initiatory experiences. The post garnered a lot of feedback from a range of people, both online and in person, which took me completely by surprise. What...

read more

Ten points for an eight-pointed game

Atu: The Fool Lunar Intention: Decompression Location: 8.74° N, 76.72° E (Varkala, India) The fundamental rule is that there are no rules, rules serving to constrict the creative expansion and flow necessary for play. Everything else is a guide towards creative...

read more

Radical presence

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold- Yeats My life has been hectic these past three months! In a little over a fortnight I will board a plane overseas and begin an 18-month global pilgrimage, so my days, not to mention quite a few restless nights, have become a...

read more

Neurocam and the theatre of re-enchantment (Part 2)

For me, the question of what Neurocam actually was is the least interesting one. In fact, it was exactly this question that precipitated Neurocam’s demise. Far more interesting are the questions of what Neurocam created, what it could have been and why it failed. The...

read more