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I’ll see you on the other side of sesshin.

Well Im about to go off grid for a week. I will be attending the yearly sesshin (an intensive 7 day meditation retreat. Sesshin literally means: touching the heart-mind) with the Black Mountain Zen group. The retreat is being held at a beautiful location beside Lake George just outside of Canberra. I’m all packed for […]

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That’s a wrap.

Ripley is all washed, wrapped up an bedded down for a couple of weeks. I’m off to a meditation retreat & Kelly will be working. Spent the morning washing away the accumulated mud, bug kill and grease from our last trip. Ripley is a big girl and it takes a while to reach all her […]

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Are we going to sell Ripley?

Spoiler alert: we don’t know yet. Right now we are exploring some ideas around selling Ripley and buying another Campervan/motorhome. It is not that we are unhappy with her, in fact, she is fricking awesome. It’s just that we have done a lot of travelling all over Australia now, and we are interested in accessing […]

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How to improve your life in 3 steps.

Go and buy a simple bunch of fresh flowers (these cost $8.00)* Place in a small vase and position in a place of high psychic energy karmic cleansing & cosmic vortex confluence (alternatively, use kitchen table). Appreciate EVERY time you walk past. Thats it. There is no 4th step. Except perhaps, stop wasting your energies […]

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I’m going to FLOP at this truck stop.

Location: ///undergrad.sibling.dissolving Basically, I’m sleeping at a truck stop tonight. I’m still about an hour away from the place I need to be tomorrow morning, but it’s tea o’clock, it’s all rainy and gloomy and I’m feeling driver-drowsy. Eww, a truck stop? I find something kinda neat about staying at a truck stop overnight. And […]

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A quick trip to Sydney to fix Ripley’s door.

Tomorrow I head off on a quick solo trip to Sydney to get a replacement door fitted to Ripley’s habitation module. She has had an issue with her door for some time now. We ended up ordering a complete new door from the UK, and thanks to COVID we have waited over 18 months to […]

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