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The Meanderings of the Wheel of Dhamma

There's no tomorrow,  No yesterday,  No reason for sorrow Or need to say, This thing I remember, 'For that I pray.' There's ...

Agra: A Love Story

How not to travel #4 -  Go to the city of love during a break up. "Should guilty seek asylum here, Like one pardoned, he ...

Magic, Alchemy, and the Cabala: Yates on the Rosicrucian Enlightenment.

Brilliant analysis of events, movements, relationships and consequences. Her book is compulsive reading, and forces the reader back ...

A chewable curio: The Sri Lankan Betel Leaf

Discovered at a train station cafe in central Sri Lanka.  Betel juice, betel juice, betel juice; is what you will get after chewing on this little curio. You may have also seen people around Asia in passing with bright red stained teeth after indulging in this leafy hardcore version of gum. A ...

William Dalrymple – City of Djinns: A year in Delhi

Delhi holds within it a "a bottomless seam of stories" writes Dalrymple in his travelogue and part memoir City of Djinns. The author spent nearly a year in Delhi, researching the people and history, delivering a fascinating portrait of this rich culture. Covering everything from 1984 to 1947, ...

5ive

Photography// Portrait work to promote new dance performance for Manchester choreographer Genevieve Say. The piece explores five women finding strength in unity as they take on the world. Through daring movement and thoughtful imagery, the performers lead you on a journey of defence, defiance and ...

Kuta, Lombok: An Undiscovered Paradise

How not to travel #2: Decide it's a good idea to move to a paradise island with only £500 in the bank. There's a chicken on the beach and I have piss on my flip flops. If there's anything that you should do before going away, it's probably save some money. I instead decided to buy into a wish and a ...