Postcard 72 from Robina, Melbourne, August 9, 2016

Postcard 72 from Robina, Melbourne, August 9, 2016

I flew from Jakarta to Perth June 29 and was met by Julia Kelly, who runs the Hayagriva Study Group in Albany, in the southwest corner of the state, and we drove the five hours there. I was there for the first few days of July. Left: the beach at Albany. Right: Here’s...
Postcard 71 from Robina: Borobodur, June 29, 2016

Postcard 71 from Robina: Borobodur, June 29, 2016

From Auckland in New Zealand I flew to Sydney and then drove on Thursday June 9, with my sister Jan, the two hours west to the Blue Mountains for our weekend course at Kunsang Yeshe Centre. It’s winter here in Australia. Sydney never gets that cold, but nights can be...
Postcard 69 from Robina: Brisbane, May 20, 2016

Postcard 69 from Robina: Brisbane, May 20, 2016

It’s six weeks since I left Los Angeles, at 10:30pm Monday March 28, and landed in Sydney 15 hours later, at 6:30am Wednesday the 30th. It was Spring in California and Autumn in Sydney, but it felt pretty much the same, weather-wise. I went straight to my sister...
Postcard 44 from Robina: Wodonga, Sunday, August 31, 2014

Postcard 44 from Robina: Wodonga, Sunday, August 31, 2014

After sleepy Hobart it was on to busy, loud Sydney, which, of course, I like a lot. I was based there for the month of August, coming and going. First it was Vajrayana Institute itself, the Sydney centre (photo Vajrayana Institute)… … and then to their...
Postcard 43 from Robina: Tasmania, Monday, August 4, 2014

Postcard 43 from Robina: Tasmania, Monday, August 4, 2014

Where was I after Queensland? I’ve just spent three weeks in Perth, on the West coast, most of July, but the first week I was at Atisha Centre, two hours north of Melbourne, down south. Mid-winter here, so I had my winter woolies, namely a warm woolen shawl and...