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Sunflower Movement

The last two or three weeks have seen the world’s media focused on the Ukraine crisis as it has unfolded. We have watched as protest and demonstration led to the collapse of the Russian friendly Ukraine government. A geopolitical dance

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Chinese New Year Lanterns

Each year in Taipei there is a display of lantern sculptures to celebrate the Chinese New Year.  2014 is the Year of the Horse and so Trinity and I went to see the lanterns in Yuanshan park.  I think some

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One Chapter Closes, Another Begins…

Today I attended the last in a series of classes given by Shifu Wujue Miaotian, founder of the Shakyamuni Buddhist Foundation.  Today was an incredibly significant milestone for me.  I would like to share a few short thoughts that bubbled

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Morning Walk

Not been sleeping well the last two nights.  The plus side to insomnia today is an early start where I can take Mei Mei for a walk.  I think she is happy to be outside again.

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Meditation Milestone

It has been roughly a year since I started attending the Monday night English Meditation sessions at the Dunnan branch of the Shakyamuni Buddhist Foundation. It has been an interesting year. I remember how it all started…

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The New Neighbourhood

Well I hope I haven’t left you all with abandonment issues.  It has been so long, and there is so much news to tell.  I won’t bore you by trying to list everything we’ve been up to in the last

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Nantou County

I have recently returned from a long weekend in Nantou with Trinity, so I once again have something interesting to share with friends and passers-by to this blog.  In due course I will also put up some photos from the

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