Author Archives: Andrew Dettman

About Andrew Dettman

Counsellor, Leadership Consultant, Poet, Cabbie,

A Penitentiary Moment

BBC News – Coranavirus: Emergency plan for prisons in England and Wales https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-51879952 Unfortunately this is an elephant in an already darkened room. In Italy when visits were banned, the main source of entry for drugs for the inmates, then … Continue reading

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Pharma karma

This illustrates the tension between “healing” and the “the money machine” ….. the #covid19 challenge is amplifying this tension. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2266555506999647&id=2135760943412438 From February ’19, this matter was settled out of court I believe. Johnson & Johnson however have been involved in … Continue reading

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Trans

There’s a lot of news recently about “trans” as a prefix that has become situationally attached to describe people, lifestyles and attempts at defining behaviours. There are somewhere around 150 words that can be found utilising the prefix “trans” and … Continue reading

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Official Secrets

Nowhere on the face of this planet Earth could any professional person get away with the obscurant misuse of language as is the common parlance of the global political class now, in 2020AD. Politicians sit in legislative debating chambers the … Continue reading

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The Door

“If dull people lose the idea of God nothing happens – not immediately at least. But socially the masses begin to breed mental epidemics, of which we have now a fair number.”(C. G. Jung, Psychology & Religion (New Haven and … Continue reading

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Spiritual leadership in the 21st century.

Theories of general leadership abound in the 21st century, just tune into LinkedIn if you don’t believe me. Known so-called spiritual leaders past and present are placed under the analytical microscopes of academics, experts, historians, theologians, sociologists, religionists and psychologists, … Continue reading

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The Present

So, the beauty of the everyday to metaphorically help you and collections of those just like you, to navigate through these times of disrepair and disconnect by potentially becoming repaired and more connected. The Earth is the place of our … Continue reading

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February 1st 2020 Trance Dance

The bastardised word Brexit was inserted into people’s minds as a hypnotic propaganda technique using the term as a noun. This slight of the propagandists’ hand hid the murky fact that Brexit was being used as a verb. The nouns … Continue reading

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…. good news

“You cannot transmit something you haven’t got”, is how Bill W., a founder member of the Fellowship that gave the world the transmission of the 12 Step Programme in the 1930s, described the process of carrying a message to other … Continue reading

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Discovering Dissonance

Actors train to be able to pick up a rôle, learn a part with the words and the actions given to them, to rehearse and then to perform, by others. In recordings and in live theatrical performances audiences engage with … Continue reading

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