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Welsh Folk Workshops / Gweithdy Gwerin Gymreig

I will be running a series of Welsh folk music workshops this summer. I’ll be exploring some traditional material for group participation. You do not have to be a Welsh speaker to attend! 61 more words

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Living in the spaces inbetween you and me

One of my favourite books last year was by Ethan Nichtern, a second generation Shambala teacher. His book, The Road Home, is an astute, insightful and very relevant (I hesitate to use the word contemporary or modern which could be seen as flippant as it strikes me as quite authentic and sincere to Buddhist traditions). 1,540 more words


(holding on, letting go or, so much bullshit)

how many times
have i declared myself
to have crossed a line,
to have evolved
into a new and positive way of being
from which i would never fall back? 378 more words


Barichara - the prettiest village in Colombia 

Barichara is known as “the prettiest village in Colombia”. I was slightly sceptical I have to admit – I had seen a lot of really beautiful places during my travels and in my experience, these kind of places tend just to be overly touristy and, dare I say it, slightly fake. 529 more words


The Holy Grail of China

Shangri-La (香格里拉), often known as the Holy Grail of China, was made popular by James Hilton in his book Lost Horizon (you can buy it on Amazon… 229 more words

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Sustainability Workshops


In early March, Birmingham based business Kambe Events are collaborating with a range of industry bodies and professionals to deliver workshops in sustainable food (10th March) and waste management (11th March), to assist event and catering professionals plan their 2016 events. 521 more words



Ethica Loves… Shambala Festival!

If you haven’t been to Shambala you have seriously been missing out.

Shambala started as a small festival but has been growing, year by year, as it has gained popularity. 718 more words