Category Archives: Anger

Patting a dog

Thursday, 28 November 2013, approaching 11pm. I’d just stepped through the front door to my apartment building when I saw a young woman coming down the stairs from the first floor. I then noticed that she also had a young … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Six Visits (Part 1)

Early 2006. I was working for another Canberra-based account, and once again travel was required – which at first was exciting. To my mild disappointment, however, it turned out that I would only going down there for one day – … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Turning Point (Part 6)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Saturday, 14 June 2003: morning It was bright and sunny outside, a good day for a friend’s wedding that afternoon. And I was looking forward to going. I’d just finished … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Turning Point (Part 5)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 The last weeks of December 2002 Shortly after I completed The Turning Point, my work manager was in town (he was based interstate). He scheduled one-on-one meetings with myself and my colleagues … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Turning Point (Part 4)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 The week passed and The Turning Point continued. Every class we meditated. Alas, I didn’t quite return to the bliss of that wonderful first session, but I still enjoyed meditation and resolved to keep … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Turning Point (Part 2)

Part 1 September 2002. I had spent all day at home, both relaxing but also trying to make up my mind about whether or not to do something that night. That something was attending an information session about the next … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Turning Point (Part 1)

January 2002. One afternoon, my three work colleagues and I were taking a break at a café near our office. My colleague Mary asked our colleague John about a course he’d recently completed that, among other things, had taught him … Continue reading

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