Join a library

I joined the local library this week. What an incredible resource. So many books. The librarian told me if there was any title that I was interested in, she would do what she could to help me access it. All the books you could ever read, for free. Why are libraries on the decline? It …

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Love

“Love is the will to extend one's self for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth... Love is as love does. Love is an act of will -- namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose to love.” M. Scott Peck …

Nepal, lovely people and the double-edged sword of contentedness

  We often talk about a place we have travelled to as having "lovely people". Nepal is definitely one such a place for me. Let's start with the obvious. When we talk about travel we often talk in sweeping generalisations. "I've done India". "I've seen London". We know that the reality of the experience is much …