Deliciously Shocking!

This is as close as we can get to sitting down to a Sufi Dinner Meeting, a unique educational event that’s part performance and part interaction. Shocking, often funny, peppered with uncommon common sense, this far-reaching little book can actually prepare you to...

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Review: Observations by Idries Shah

  Idries Shah’s little book of Observations flashes with insight, clear thinking and humour. Each observation entices us to think, question and think again. Sufis hold that familiarizing ourselves with the concepts, ideas and thought patterns within their current...

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A Veiled Gazelle by Idries Shah Review

This delightful little book of Teaching Stories from Sufi tradition is quirky, puzzling often unexpected. For those of us with an inkling that there is more to life than meets the eye, it offers much more. It can help us recognize the "Veil": the indoctrination &...

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Books Not Bombs

A brand new article by Margriet Ruurs about The Institute for Cross-cultural Exchange and me in the Fall Edition of Canadian Teacher Magazine. Aubrey Davis is the Canadian author of such popular books as Bagels from Benny, Bone Button Borscht & The Enormous...

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TRADITIONAL PSYCHOLOGY FOR TODAY’S PROBLEMS

Review of Learning how to Learn: 100 Conversations with Idries Shah. These extraordinary conversations with ordinary people apply traditional psychology to the contemporary problems of humanity. It contains over 100 ancient & modern Sufi tales & extracts detailing how, what and why Sufis learn and more. It is surprisingly practical, invigorating & challenging. I felt […]

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AN ENORMOUS HELPING!

Like the Farmer’s family in my book, THE ENORMOUS POTATO http://aubreydavis.com/portfolio/the-enormous-potato/  THE BIG IDAHO TRUCK TOUR gives to their community. During its 6-month journey, the Truck identified charities in the cities it visited and offered “A Big Helping” based on their needs. http://bigidahopotato.com/a-big-helping   Laura Herrick Martin, Tour Director for the Famous Idaho® Potato Tour, wrote: […]

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Kindergarten Kids Began to make Books!

After my May 2017 visit to Connaught Public School in Collingwood Ontario, Kindergarten teacher Darlene Wroe sent this to Val Cuthbert, their Teacher Librarian. “Thank you Val for arranging the Author visit with Aubrey Davis! The kindergartens loved it! It was perfect for their age level! Once we returned to the classroom, many of them […]

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