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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

North America 9
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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North America 8

North America 8
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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North America 7

North America 7
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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North America 6

North America 6
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

North America 5
             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

North America 4
        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

North America 3
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

North America 2
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

North America 1
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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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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April Happenings 7

April Happenings  part 7   We're having wonderful clear frosty mornings, and I tried a walking meditation and heard my first Cuckoo. I also took off my slippers and walked barefoot on the icy grass. I read about this Tibetan practice somewhere , but I'm getting too old ,or I don't...
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April Happenings 6

April Happenings part 6   I've been watching a series about BA the airline , not the sheep, with horror, it seems that the management attitude towards the cabin crew is as bad as ever. Let me tell you a little story of mine. Coming off a night flight from Delhi...
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Greetings Tony,A nice thoughtful piece you've written. Most of my experience of management in industry was of egocentric and often... Read More
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April Happenings 5 (that's Waterloo sunset)

April Happenings 5 (that's Waterloo sunset)
April happenings part 5    Before catching the train to London to hear  my favourite song writer, I popped into the art gallery in Chichester , I'm a member, to catch their latest haul. This English artist Leon Underwood enlisted in the camouflage corps in WW1 . And he did the...
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April Happenings 4

April Happenings part 4   Post, post Easter Had a bit of surprise when I arrived at the monastery on my Sunday walk from Stedham, loads of cars and Thai visitors, it's the Asian New year and the food was up a notch. Once again the sun shone down upon the...
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Should we Apologise

     Should we Apologise ?   I checked in the dictionary and there are two contradictory definitions !  1) to offer defensive arguments ,to make excuses 2) to acknowledge and express regret for a fault without defence.      And there is also the   Apologist  one who apologises for...
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i agree, making an apology can be wonderful when the other accepts your offer. I remember one time I did something wrong and altho... Read More
Sunday, 12 April 2015 4:04 PM
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April Happenings 3

April happenings part 3   Post Easter frolics I've started an early morning swim , and if you arrive before 9am you have free use of the sauna and jaccusi , which makes my visit to Leslie, who has early stages of dementia even more pleasant . Though when I arrived he burst...
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Is It Always for the Best ?

Is it always for the Best ? Blessing in Disguise , One door closes another one Opens,   I'd like to explore through my experiences and people I have met ( and hopefully any comments that you contribute ) , whether there is any truth or relevance in this statement. When...
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