Postcard 78 from Robina, Cumbria, March 26, 2017

Postcard 78 from Robina, Cumbria, March 26, 2017

It was straight to London from Riga, February 6, for two months in the UK. From Heathrow I took a train to London. As usual, instead of flying, my usual method of getting around the world, I got myself a senior’s train pass that allowed me to go where and when I...
Postcard 76 from Robina, Marzens, France, January 12, 2017

Postcard 76 from Robina, Marzens, France, January 12, 2017

This past month I’ve been at Institut Vajra Yogini, in the countryside in the south of France, fifty kilometers east of Toulouse. But before France and after our pilgrimage, which ended November 16, I spent another week in Kathmandu and then flew to South Africa....
Postcard 75 from Robina, Kathmandu, November 20, 2016

Postcard 75 from Robina, Kathmandu, November 20, 2016

Wednesday, November 16: we’re back in Kathmandu, having just finished my twelfth three-week pilgrimage to Nepal and India, which raises funds for Liberation Prison Project. Well, actually, the first was in 2001, so it’s the sixteenth, but it’s my twelfth. And I’m not...
Postcard 24 from Robina: Sydney, Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Postcard 24 from Robina: Sydney, Wednesday, May 16, 2012

I got to Hobart Thursday May 3 and spent a week. It’s a lovely place, the main city in the island of Tasmania, 150 kilometers south of the rest of Australia in the eastern corner on the other side of Bass Strait. There doesn’t seem to be anything between...
Postcard 13 from Robina: Israel, Monday August 29, 2011

Postcard 13 from Robina: Israel, Monday August 29, 2011

I left Toulouse on the first day of the Universal Wisdom Education (UWE) conference at Institut Vajra Yogini – what a pity I couldn’t participate. My old friend Ven. Connie Miller was there: she’s been working for thirty-plus years on what Lama...