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Wake Up 2014 at Kerdiffstown House

Just wrapped up our Wake Up retreat with some 80ish Irish guys and gals. Had a great time and despite being much more involved than I usually am in Plum Village I was able to sneak in a couple of sketches. 58 more words


Of Gods and Men (2011)

Of Gods and Men

★ ★ ★ ★ out of 5

Directed by Xavier Beauvois

Starring Lambert Wilson as Christian

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In an Algerian village, the monks of a monastery are forced to decide whether to stay or leave when they find out that an Islamic extremist group is threatening the village. 358 more words


Monks Walking: collage on paper

I took a chance with this one, stepping outside my comfort zone to explore new techniques & a freer style of painting.  I have to admit that I’m pleasantly surprised.   178 more words



Like a scene from a Studio Ghibli film, I caught these three monks running comically from a Family Mart across the street. The focusing leaves something to be desired, but the severe weather conditions of typhoon Halong made for a challenging shot.