Let’s not forget that we are nature!

Let’s not forget that we are nature!

Wu Wei Whispers: “We like to talk about the weather with philosophy. We wisely say that the winds and storms clear the trees from the burden of the dead leaves and dry branches; that the clouds and rain are essential to sooth and refresh the land and everything...
My experience of WSP 2015

My experience of WSP 2015

A word from Amy Katharine Evans about her own experience of Wandering Dao… Today marks a full week since I returned home from the 5 month work/study program at Wandering Dao. A full week since I last had a Mood Food smoothie or one of Ayi’s amazing soups. A full...
Through the blue gates

Through the blue gates

An insight into the Wandering Dao work/study program from one of our students… When my partner and I first came to Yangshuo it was to escape to paradise. To sip on coconut milk in the shade of a bamboo forest, dangle off the limestone karst and hang out with the...
An evening of heart and soil

An evening of heart and soil

Last Thursday evening Mood Food opened its doors to the movers and shakers of Yangshuo, in a fantastic event that involved great food, great conversation… and a whole load of dirt. We started with a buffet that featured all of the Mood Food team’s star dishes (there...
Rhythm

Rhythm

An insight into the Wandering Dao work/study program from one of our students…. In the West we have a saying ‘Time is Money’ but in Asia time is more like the rhythm of the waves, the ebb and flow of hourly, daily, annual and historical cycles. Today...
The gift of letting go

The gift of letting go

As students of the work/study program, we have been encouraged to keep journals, and provide written insights into our journey. Below is one students account of how things are going… As we approach the halfway mark of WSP 2015, it feels like a good time to...
An interview with Master Xuzhong

An interview with Master Xuzhong

This week we have been very lucky to have a Daoist Priest and Scholar staying with us, Master Xuzhong. For the last 6 days he has been kind enough to answer all our weird and wonderful questions about life, the Universe and all things in between. He even made time to...
Opening the box

Opening the box

Trapped energy is like a box. So open the box! It’s not your destruction waiting inside. All you will find there is energy, which may be the one thing you are lacking. Once you realise this, the journey to healing can be fun. Like going into the attic and...