The Festival of Chariots organised by The London Ratha Yatra.

June 28, 2012 9:45 am0 comments
The Festival of Chariots organised by The London Ratha Yatra.

On Sunday 17th, I went along to see and photograph the event ‘Festival of Chariots’ which was organised by The London Ratha Yatra. Ratha Yatra is the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and the society holds these events throughout the world. It features three huge, wooden chariots pulled by hand […]

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Women, mind-set and positive thinking.

May 8, 2012 2:06 pm2 comments
Women, mind-set and positive thinking.

Women’s mindset, is it really different to men’s? Do we have different thoughts, compassions, needs, expectations and vision?  I wonder if I fall into the “norm”?  Is there a “norm”? I was raised well, have no bad memories of younger childhood (pre-teen) and have a life full of friends, luxuries, […]

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Lo and behold, a fashionably sermonic jabber on gods and devils.

April 23, 2012 12:53 pm0 comments
Lo and behold, a fashionably sermonic jabber on gods and devils.

“Amazing how grimly we hold on to our misery, the energy we burn fuelling our anger. Amazing how one moment, we can be snarling like a beast, then a few moments later, forgetting what or why. Not hours of this, or days, or months, or years of this… but decades. […]

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Life’s all about the learning

April 22, 2012 4:43 pm2 comments
Life’s all about the learning

What does it mean to “find yourself”? This term has been thrown around in various contexts throughout my life and I believe that it’s not until you actually have to do it that you understand exactly what it means. However, I think the term is limited. Listening to somebody’s woes, […]

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Parents Cheers Not Jeers Please

April 20, 2012 4:08 pm0 comments
Parents Cheers Not Jeers Please

As the football league season draws to its dramatic close, all the coveted trophies are being claimed and fans everywhere are balanced right on the edge of their seats. Meanwhile, all over the UK a far less glamorous form of the beautiful game is also finishing for another year. Sunday […]

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A Dummies Guide to Arranged Marriages

April 12, 2012 6:19 pm1 comment
A Dummies Guide to Arranged Marriages

“Son, we have found the perfect girl for you”. If you’re Asian you’ve probably been there. Your 25, single, and your parents drop a bombshell that even Tim Westwood would be proud of. Yep, I’m talking about the controversy that is; arranged marriages.  I asked one of my Caucasian friends […]

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The FBI, Orwell and some other things.

March 23, 2012 2:03 pm0 comments
The FBI, Orwell and some other things.

“The hate continued exactly as before, except that the target had been changed.” – Orwell Fun is fast becoming an extreme sport. It seems that although it’s not illegal just yet, if you are suspected of being in conspicuously good humour, you are going to be closely watched and at […]

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Shades of Sanity: A story about soldiers handling war.

March 19, 2012 12:59 pm0 comments
Shades of Sanity: A story about soldiers handling war.

Robert Bales, the married father of two, murdered in cold blood 16 innocent Afghans including nine children, and then set their corpses ablaze. He has been transferred to Fort Leavenworth military prison where he will be psycho-analysed by doctors who have experience of working with people like this. John Henry Browne, […]

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