After four days of Infomagical tasks and challenges, I’ve finally made it to the final day number five! The last four days have made a huge impact on my approach to my technology and the information I choose to consume on a daily basis. 526 more words
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Nan Shepherd was a Scottish writer and hill-walker, who described her experience of the Cairngorms as a kind of meditative participation in the landscape.
Last night I watched a beautiful and moving BBC TV documentary about her, and one of the quotations seemed to me to go to the heart of walking-as-meditation. 99 more words
This summer I visited Sligo on the Northwest coast of Ireland, looking for traces of the Cailleach, the crone of Irish legend. What I found there was a prehistoric ritual landscape of breathtaking scale, and finally an intimation of the Cailleach herself. 1,747 more words