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BOOKS. B00KS. BOOKS. Time to recycle 200 books in library at home in Totnes. Et Vous?

I love books ever since learning to read. Since returning to the UK in 1977, I gradually accumulated a small library of books. A rough count recently revealed around 1600 books.

I decided to give to Oxfam, the local charity in Totnes high street selling used books, one in eight of the books – around 200 books. Continue reading 



From MINDFULNESS to MEDITATION to see FREEDOM of BEING. A Zoom Retreat with Christopher Titmuss. 9 am Friday 23 April to morning Tuesday 27 April 2021. On donation. 

This classical Vipassana (Insight Meditation retreat, via Zoom, will include comprehensive meditation instructions in Insight Meditation, guided meditation, a daily talk and small group meetings on the practice.

The  retreat offers the opportunity to go deeply into ourselves. It points to inner renewal, a deep sense of presence and pointing to fresh perceptions and insights to recognise freedom of being.

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Today is 7 April 2021. If my mum was alive today, it would be her 101st birthday.

A warm memory today of my mum.

She loved adventure, never hesitating to take an opportunity. For example, she worked as a telephonist for The Universe, a Roman Catholic newspaper in London. The editor, Christopher Hennessy, asked her if she would be the tour guide to take pilgrims to Jerusalem. Continue reading 



Ways and Mindfulness Practices for these Troubled Times. Zoom. Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 January 2021

We live in challenging times. The British government and governments worldwide have ordered national lockdowns. The vast majority of citizens find ourselves confined to home most of the time.

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Recipe for Barista style Oat Milk. Part 2 of 2

Part Two

Rather than buy Oatley oatmilk (see Part 1 of 2), I decided to make oat milk at home. I googled recipes for barista style oat milk and experimented with online suggestions.

A barista oat milk takes only a few minutes to prepare – with no soaking needed of oats or cashew nuts. Continue reading 




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