Brexit and the Need for a Leftist Spirituality?

This Double Helix represents the DNA that is in ALL living things, so feels like a fitting symbol for a left wing equalising spirituality. During the 2004 Greek Olympics the double helix stood high and proud at the end where a cross or flag might once have been. This was my inspiration. The other picture…

A Progressive Utopia in Northern Syria

In this year commemorating the 500th anniversary of Thomas Moore’s book ‘Utopia’, the very concept can seem hopelessly idealistic. Yet in the most surprising corner of the world the dreams of an anarchist social ecologist called Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) are being put into practice. In Northern Syria 3 Kurdish held cantons (Rojava) are working with…

Rebirth of Equalia

This recent painting shows the many layers and dimensions in which Equalia dances. I ‘channelled’ the name Equalia when in deep meditation a couple of years ago. Then of course I Googled it and found that it was the name of a fantasy island in the Simpsons TV show. All the citizens were equal but…

Russell Brand and Equalia

I want to relate the history of Equalia – so here goes. A few years ago I came back from Crete to find everyone talking about Russell Brand.  The leftish New Statesman had him editing a special issue. While many reactions focused on his unwillingness to vote, it was the bringing together of spirituality and…