The Four Agreements - Always be impeccible with your word, don’t take anything personally, never make assumptions, and always do your best - is a gift from Don Miguel Ruiz Snr, and underpins all of Don Miguel Ruiz Jr’s own teachings. Not to mentioned the fact that they have gotten me through some pivotal moments of my own personal growth. His book, The Five Levels of Attachment, takes it all to the next level. And this week, he blows my mind, and soothes my soul, as he joins me in the chat cave for a ramble of epic proportions. You can find everything relating to Don Miguel Ruiz Jr, including his book we talk about, The Five Stages of Attachment, at miguelruizjr.com.
The inaugural AFLW season has it's Grand Final this Saturday, 25th of March, between Brisbane and Adelaide. The chat cave was lucky enough to welcome one of the stars of Collingwood Football Club, Lou Wotton. Lou had actually retired from playing aussie rules football to pursue a career as a triathlon athlete. But the temptations of playing football at a professional level, a concept she thought she’d never see in her lifetime, lured her back.
The Legend of Ben Hall. Twin Rivers. Crooked. Matthew Holmes started his career as a stop motion animator, working at blockbuster video. Through a self funding model, he created his first feature film, Twin Rivers, a TV series called Crooked, a plethora of short films, and has now just finished his epic Australian western, The Legend of Ben Hall. More information at http://www.thelegendofbenhall.com.
Bokanté is the new band from Grammy Award winning musician, Michael League (Snarky Puppy), fronted by Malika Tirolien. Growing up in the Caribbean, Malika made the move to Montreal at the age of 18 in pursuit of a career as a singer. While supporting Snarky Puppy, she met Michael League. Flash forward a few years, and Bokante is born. Bokanté – meaning ‘exchange’ in Creole – is eight outstanding musicians from four continents. Their debut album, Strange Circles, goes from a Zeppelin-esque blues stomp to folkloric Caribbean kaladja. Lyrically, it reflects struggles we all face, and what Bokanté wants to see in the world – connection, unity and love through exchange. And now, they’re taking that sound around the world. You can catch them in Australia at WOMADelaide on the 11th and 12th of March. Tickets available at womadelaide.com.au.