"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

The Ultimate Wilderness Experience?

Picture taken in Pattalam, Fort Cochin

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6 responses

  1. The school has an impressive website. I loved the photo of the children sitting on mats in meditation …

    November 6, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    • Meditation is commonly taught in Indian schools – even the Christian ones!

      November 6, 2012 at 9:31 pm

  2. Toffeeapple

    I wish that I could learn to meditate, I always drift off into daydreams.

    November 7, 2012 at 1:29 am

    • I think that’s pretty much a universal!

      The art, I have been told, is to simply and constantly be mindful of what has occurred then return to your meditative practice…

      November 7, 2012 at 7:38 am

  3. Toffeeapple

    I have too much of a grasshopper mind I fear.

    November 7, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    • “Patience, young grasshopper..”

      (The above words should be spoken in an OTT Chinese Kung-Foo master’s accent. For further examples consult recordings of Kenneth Williams’ rendition of Dr Chu En Ginsberg MA (failed) in “Round the Horne”)

      November 7, 2012 at 8:19 pm

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