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The Circle Game

October 26, 2012

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Do not start your worldly life too late; do not start your religious life too early – Bhutanese proverb Perhaps the two main things most people know about ‘The Thunder Dragon Kingdom’ is that they measure Gross National Happiness, and they were one of the last countries on the planet to allow television – it […]

Warming up

October 16, 2012

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Canada was built on dead beavers.  – Margaret Atwood First, apologies for the break in blogging.   I was enjoying the second half of my trip through the Canadian Maritimes without a ‘world’ book in sight.   I did however, thanks to the hundreds of second-hand bookshops (they called them used books here – one wonders what […]