Finding Balance on Two Wheels
Mindful Thoughts for Cyclists presents a series of focused meditations on why and how cycling can be a powerful practice of mindful awareness. From the pleasure of riding down a hill, to finding the upsides of a flat, author Nick Moore steers us on an enlightening journey through the true value of riding a bicycle.
Cycling is about more than competitive racing, lycra, and physical endurance; it's about joy, meditative wonder and spiritual enrichment. However frequently we may cycle, two wheels is always a rather magical way to travel.
A new exhibition at the Bodleian's Weston Library revisits the Anatomy, using objects from the Bodleian Libraries to highlight common experiences and connections over time. Curated by Oxford experts in mental health research and the humanities, the exhibition shows how Burton’s holistic and multifaceted conception of cure finds surprising echoes in contemporary psychiatry and prescriptions for mental health. Running from 29th Sep 2021 - 20th March 2022