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So here I am in London, England! I plan to spend today finding every record and cd shop this city has. I am particularly in search of Pre-Teen Symphonies by The Velvet Crush, the reissue of New River Head by The Bevis Frond, and Season 2 of Space:1999 on Blu Ray. Yesterday in Hebden Bridge, […]
I’m here in Hebden Bridge, England leading a four day Zen retreat. Right now it’s work period, so I’ve decided my work is to write this blog. Last night someone at the lecture asked about the concept of “taking refuge.” This is a phrase that’s often used by Buddhists today in the West who generally […]
Two weekends ago I led a retreat in Belfast, Northern Ireland and this past weekend I led one about two hours’ drive up the road from Dublin in a retreat center called Jampa Ling. Tomorrow night I’ve been invited to attend the opening celebrations to kick off International World Peace Day in Dublin. Peace is good. […]
Today is my last full day in Northern Ireland. I’m gonna go out and enjoy the day soon. Yesterday I received the T-shirts that Annette Mann put together for this year’s tour and they sure are spiffy! We only made 100 of these because we have no idea if anyone will buy them or not. […]
It’s chilly and drizzly here in Belfast, Northern Ireland and my cold is getting better. I spent much of last weekend’s retreat here coughing and trying not to fall over as I sat. I was supposed to be here a day earlier than I actually arrived. I always give myself at least a day before […]