Journal

The coffee meditation challenge.

As you know I am a regular meditator, and proselytiser of the benefits of a regular meditation practice. Oh you didn’t? Well (after you read this post), you could always check out a couple of my other posts on the topic: Meditation. It’s not what you think. OK, so how do I actually do it? That’s […]

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Way before anti-vaccine there was anti-caffine.

I am currently reading ‘This is your mind on plants’ by Michael Pollan. A fascinating series of 3 essays on the complicated intricacies of opium, caffeine and mescaline. Walking us throught the history of coffee, Michael recounts the social unrest in seventeenth-century England resulting from the amount of time men were spending in local coffeehouses. […]

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Coffee gratitude: Bookplate

Coffee this morning at Bookplate Cafe inside of the Australian National Library. Only Kelly and I chose to sit outside. After all, it was a crisp sunny morning and sitting in the sun was snoozily pleasant. There is a large terrace area with seating (including a couple of lounge seats if you are lucky enough […]

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