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The Stink of the Rotten Fish….

I have the dubious privilege of a mortgage on my terraced house, built in 1938, in Totnes, Devon, England. Twenty five years ago, I received from various dharma friends some £5,000 to put down as a deposit on the house that cost around £25,000. Continue reading 


Peter McG, guardian angel of my home in Totnes, Nshorna, her three kids, Kye, D’nae, Milan, and myself parked ourselves in the front room on Saturday afternoon at 16.45 to watch on BBC television the semi –finals of the 100 metres in the UK trials in Birmingham, England, for the Olympic Games in August.

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Do you want to start a ….

A friend, Patrick Cooper, has offered to rent to us for use for Dharma purposes a 10 bedroom house with around a couple of acres of land situated in Glasbury, just inside Wales, near Hay-on-Wye in Herefordshire. Continue reading 

Behind Closed Doors of a Science Laboratory

We keep hearing from scientists about the significance of stem cell research. Stories regularly appear in the media of breakthroughs that will enable medical scientists to provide medication to stimulate the cells in the brain to reverse Alzheimer’s disease or arrest Parkinson’s disease. It is only a matter of time, we are told. Continue reading 


I had a telephone call from a friend, Alan, who spent around 33 years in prison as a guest of Her Majesty’s’ Government for allegedly killing his gay partner in a flat in Victoria, London in 1973. He might have got an early release, perhaps even after 10 years, but he regularly harassed the authorities on various issues making himself somewhat unpopular with the prison authorities and the Home Office. A year or so ago, the Home Office gave him parole and he now lives in a small flat in south London. Continue reading