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The Effects of Mindfulness (1): freeing my preoccupied mind

The earlier post on interconnectedness included a declaration of intent – I was going to seek a deeper understanding of the concept both by reading and by the practice of mindfulness, amongst other things. 998 more words


The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson  

Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
“Forward, the Light Brigade!
“Charge for the guns!” he said: 245 more words


New Item - Lady of Shalott Patch

But in her web she still delights

To weave the mirror’s magic sights,

For often thro’ the silent nights

A funeral, with plumes and lights… 58 more words

"I Must Lose Myself..."

“I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.”

–Alfred, Lord Tennyson


"When I put out to sea..."

Today on the way to celebrate a fellow Peace Fellow’s birthday at Hemingway’s, a bar and restaurant in Bangkok, we started talking about our favorite books. 394 more words


August 6 in history

1284 Pisa was defeated in Battle of Meloria by Genoa, ruining its naval power.

1538  Bogotá, was founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada. 708 more words