Sri Lanka 2005 – Turning up

My first experience of something ‘different’ was on the first World Medicine trip to Sri Lanka in 2005 . From day one, this trip turned all my clinical acupuncture ideals upside down. We arrived at a Buddhist temple that was being rebuilt in Matara, where we were greeted by a solitary monk in the deserted car park. I […]


I have been an acupuncturist since 1997. I felt incredibly lucky that at a, relatively, young age I seemed to have found my thing. Then, after 8 years of acupuncture practice in the UK I felt an intense need for something different. In 2005 I handed over my practice to a colleague, sold my house, […]