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North America 17      A very nice bus ride     Well I'm back, I decided not to lose my head over a dead tree, at least until I visit Iran. Before I " move on " just to remind you that only four percent of the original Coast Redwood...
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Guest — Sara Bowers
Comments don't seem to get through Tony. I'm reading your blog each day - no that's a lie I read 4 today to catch up. I have comme... Read More
Friday, 22 May 2015 10:10 PM
Guest — Tony Golding
You're quite right Sara I do get a bit lazy . Thanks for taking notice and I do enjoy a bit of a rant too. PLG Tony
Friday, 22 May 2015 11:11 PM
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         North America 16   Something to Pine over   I'm now in Humboldt County, home of the giant Redwoods, and a refuge for Hippies from the sixties. The post sixties Band, All About Eve, did a very nice number about us chaps. Flowers in Our Hair www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAWyJXBJRqQhttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dmm7hzWEZtQ I'm...
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North America 15   Tony in Wonderland, naturally      Just got this very interesting piece from a chap I met on the bus. Hi Tony,I hope you're enjoying your travels. I have attached my academic paper to this email, which explains my concept of Neighborhood Urban Agricultural Hubs.  Ron.  ...
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Guest — Helen
Hi Tony,I am loving your blog, it's like being there. My friend Miles, an Englishman who lived in San Francisco, described Highway... Read More
Thursday, 21 May 2015 9:09 AM
Guest — Trish
It was great meeting Tony on the road and we admire his spirit of adventure. Your Harley friends from the San Fernando Valley.
Monday, 25 May 2015 2:02 AM
Tony Golding
Hi Trish, I always thought that Valley Girls were Hot, but then someone said that they were Cool. I guess there're Hot to touch, b... Read More
Monday, 25 May 2015 7:07 PM
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North America 14   Read with a little Weed   i was warned about the chocolate, it takes a few hours to take effect. But the sun broke through, the pines finished their breakfast, and the poppies offered themselves to the bees. Coast Radio was really getting in gear, but the...
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Guest — Rob
Hey Tony, your stream of consciousness is getting quite lyrical. I love your line ' A Harley splutters by, heeling gently around t... Read More
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 9:09 PM
Tony Golding
Be careful,too much encouragement will push me over the edge , but I like it .
Thursday, 04 June 2015 1:01 AM
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North America 13    CC Rider is alive and running.   I'm waiting for what must be the most famous bus in blues music. The route is from Santa Rosa to Fort Bragg a three hour journey http://youtu.be/-7R-ck2LRWo .its about a lady of the night, but I better not go there either. Interestingly,...
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And that's just the Afters, the main courses " are out of sight" North America 12    Life at a Californian Buddhist Monastery   Up at 5am for forty minutes meditation sitting , my sweeping chore, and breakfast where we were entertained by William a multilingual fifty seven year old ex diplomatic corps...
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Guest — James Edwards
Hi Tony,I just read your blog. So interesting. A nice insight, human and a sense of place. I look forward to reading more entries.... Read More
Monday, 18 May 2015 9:09 PM
Guest — John
It was great to meet you at the monastery, Tony!John
Friday, 29 May 2015 3:03 PM
Guest — Tony Golding
Hi john, yes it was, though leaving is so hard to do, was that Paul Anchor , breaking up is hard to do, or do my memories weigh me... Read More
Friday, 29 May 2015 9:09 PM
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North America 11    Sam Harris misunderstood    Listening to a Sam Harris podcast, sipping a Latte in a lovely Coffee Shop before I enter the hallowed confines of Abhayagiri Monastery, sister one to Chithurst.                 But before I got there, I bumped into...
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Sam and Noam....a mis-meeting of minds. Both so keen to claim the moral high ground - scoring their own points and ignoring the ot... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 7:07 PM
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Little people dressed up as pre- revolutionary Russians, not those nasty ones that came after. Even though they defeated the German Army! North America 10   The Russians were here and they're Coming back!   I'm having breakfast in the very smart Jenner Inn (eat, rest, love) the musak is playing...
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North America 9   Is this what's it all about?   Finally departed the indecently hospitable cafe, having shopped at the store across the road for: goats cheese, bread, tin of tuna, raisins, and prunes enough to last me a couple of days. The camp sites in Ca. Can cost up...
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A house in the trees just outside Fairfax built in 1980   North America 8    The Start of the Beginning    I've just had a disaster this entry has got lost in the ether. I'm sitting having breakfast and according to a lady here we're in a black hole. Anyhow...
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Inspiring Retreats

Upcoming Retreats offered by SanghaSeva. Creating community and positivity in the world. View this email in your browser SanghaSeva.orgUpcoming Retreats Bringing meditation into action Being Peace Weekend in Deir Istya, Palestine29 - 30 May, 2015 "Be the change you want to see” - Mahatma Gandhi Weekend retreat that combines time for...
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The ultimate high tec. cycle at the Silicon Valley museum  North America 7   Half of the day and all of the night. ( girl I want to be with you)   Waiting ( but not tired ) at the Depot for the 510pm Coast Starlight bound for LA, though I'm...
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Get up nice and close whisper in her ear your beautiful and leave   North America 6      A nice place to be   I had to drag myself away from the Servas family Ronie Ray the Tai Chi master had such insightful things to say about human nature, but...
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             North America 5   The Pick Up    Dawn hasn't broken yet, I'm lying quietly listening to the sad sound of the freight trains klaxon and hoping that the bike is what I expect.  To calm my jagged nerves I delved back into Ray Davies...
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        North America 4          Entraining to the Land of Oh My Guouod  ALL ABOARD the Cascades   Went with my hosts to some friends dinner party, everyone behaved immaculately. Canadians seem to have a quiet modesty about them. Makes me feel a little gross....
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Bike Friday

Bike FridayThis is the outfit that is fitting me up with my new mount that I've come 6000 miles to collect         What do you do on a Friday?Bike Friday Newsletter #72May 2015           May is BIKE MONTHShare the Joy of CyclingBike Friday Owners Earn...
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North America 3           The Skylark has landed.   I must mention another movie I watched Whiplash . My dad was a drummer and he had a gig in a famous night club in the West End , and a few weeks later it received a direct...
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North America 2    On Board the Canadian Skylark   Just before I left home I found another fairly Green ( new and mindful )  blog www.mindfulriot.com A  peddling feminist ,not piddling , I hasn't to add , whose syntax is more twisted than mine. I think she lives in Baltimore ,...
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North America  ( 1 )                             Getting it Together When you decide to travel independently of agents or groups, the planning becomes a creative, exciting experience. Now that we have the Internet at our finger tips, it's amazingly...
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Guest — Gareth
Good luck & happy cycling - I wish it was me.
Thursday, 30 April 2015 6:06 AM
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April Happenings 8

April Happenings part 8   Birthday Menu Being a bit of a foody and having my brother around , the birthday tea became quite high, though hash brownies weren't offered. But here is a list of what was. ( this should interest my son, making hay/wine in NZ )  Breads: Rye-wholemeal-fruit...
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