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Book review: Living in a Mindful Universe.

Rating: This is Dr Eben Alexanders third book dealing with the topic of life after death. His first one is titled: “Proof of Heaven” (2012) and was followed by “The Map of Heaven” (2014). I had not seen any particularly good reviews on his first two books and did not read them. As my views […]

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Connections.

Location: My Cafe. Manuka. Canberra. Australia. Kelly’s an iPad kinda gal. Whilst I’m a Kindle sorta guy. Kelly’s into Facebook and I’m into WordPress. Kelly: google maps. Me: paper maps. Kelly: drama. Me: documentary. But, we both connect seamlessly through a good cup of coffee.

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Found objects

The book.

Everyone likes a mystery right? Here is a small one. My parents have this tiny handmade book that has come down through our family. It sits in a silver box in their lounge room…pretty much unexamined over the years. It has some water damage, and the binding glue has degraded through the spine. Some of […]

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Found objects

The Straight Dope.

I am about to suggest you go visit a clunky, visually sucky, probably unattended website way over in a less traveled region of the internet. Be warned, you may be gone for some time. Back in the mid 1980’s at the very time I was supposed to be studying for my nurses registration, a friend […]

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Street library.

I was out walking Juno the other day when we came across this neat street library. Ironically, I first saw a street library whilst on holidays in Juno, Alaska several years ago. Since then they seem to have caught on and I have seen many more during our travels. A simple sign below the library […]

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Dune.

I first read the original Dune trilogy whilst in high school. I remember laying on my bed late at night trying to keep my eyes focused enough to make it to the end of the next chapter before falling asleep. Except for Triffid nights. Around the same nights I was ploughing through Dune I remember […]

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