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We contemplate eternity beneath the vast indifference of heaven’ – A song of Buddha wisdom written by Warren Zevon and sung by David Lindley

A Dharma friend, Klaus in Germany, kindly wrote a comment to my blog on The Outsider by Albert Camus. He sent me a link to a song written by Warren Zevon (1947-2003), an American singer-songwriter, who died from cancer. Continue reading 



Ten Songs out of this World. Including insightful lyrics.

I felt mentally tired on the train from London Paddington to Totnes after full-on teachings/travel in Germany for 18 days. Out of the daypack, I dug out my mobile phone, earphones and played around 10 rock songs listening to insightful lyrics, on Spotify. Continue reading 



A fusion of a beautiful song and art. Listen and Watch ‘Vincent’ on YouTube

It happens.

A beautiful song, rich in poignant and poetic expression, meets with precious European art of the 19th century. Continue reading 



The Gods of Music Speak to Us. An Evening with Torbay Symphony Orchestra

I remember when the sound of classical music seemed far out of reach. I had entered into my 40s and never listened ever to classical music.

I had heard it on the radio, of course, but never actually listened. I had confined my musical interests to rock music without any motivation to listen to any other kind of music. Continue reading 



To Be English means not to be English. What a relief. 32 Favourite Choices of the English.

We, the English,

clearly prefer a non-English way of life.

  1. Our favourite  hot drink –  a cuppa tea (from Sri Lanka/India)
  2. Our second favourite hot drink –  a coffee (Africa, Arab nations, South America, Italy) Continue reading 



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