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82 Quirky Text Messages from a Grandfather to his Granddaughter living in the Loft. About two short texts a week. Plus Comment for Parents/Guardians

Quirky means eccentric, odd, whacky, unpredictable.  Texts for a teenager,15, living with her grandfather….

A year ago (July 2021), our family talked about the wish of D’nae, 14, to move from Hertfordshire, 30 minutes north of London, to Totnes in south Devon. Continue reading 



Totnes, Devon, England. Expensive Houses. High Rents. How to Change this? Employ Fake News. 30 examples for Totnes.

One local put out a request this week on Totnesians, the local online forum, for ways to get high house prices down and a big cut in rents. Continue reading 



Success and Failure. The Brutality of Education. The Cost to Children and Adults

Education gives emphasis to persistant submission to the mind. This reflects itself in the amount of time pupils and students spend at their desk, week after week, from the moment their education begins. Acquisition and interpretation of knowledge take priority. Continue reading 



Photos. 13th year. Grandson and Grandfather.

Grandson. Photo taken on 03.04.2021. Taken at home in Totnes, Devon, England. In  his 13th Year.

Grandfather. Photo taken in 1957. Taken at John Fisher School, Purley, Surrey. England. In his 13th year. Continue reading 



Our Beloved School, Bodh Gaya and the Virus

Our beloved school, Prajna Vihar School (School Abiding in Wisdom) in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, has shut its doors to its 600 pupils in the nationwide lockdown in India.

The inter-religious school is situated a few minutes’ walk from the Tree of the Buddha’s awakening. Started with 20 children in 1992, the school depends on numerous small donations from the worldwide Sangha. Continue reading 




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