The Indescribable Beauty of the Gormenghast Series

 Gormenghast made me fall in love with illustrious words once again. The magnificence of its lexicon, the tumultuous waves of gothic intrigue insipid and intrepidly winding along with with the veritable array of wonders woven by the weaver Mervyn Peake. It makes me love the English language again. And in an…

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What I Learned: On A Meditation, Poetry and Tai-Chi Retreat

The Powerful Trifecta of Poetry, Meditation and Tai-Chi: I had the privilege a couple of weeks ago, to attend a poetry, meditation and Tai-Chi retreat, deep in the Scottish Highlands. A lovely place called Dhanakosa, of the Triratna Buddhist Order. (See picture above of Dhanakosa.) I was blissfully unaware and cut…

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