Monthly Archives: August 2012

Pebbles Continued

I was wondering how to introduce the house and I was given the perfect opportunity to link my last blog about the pebbles in the river to the building of the house by a planning consultant who came to give

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River Mindfulness

In my morning meditation I often use some words from Thich Nhat Hanh which go like this “I see myself as a pebble, falling to the sea bed. You repeat the words, using “settling on the sea bed”, “resting on

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Those Olympic Muscles

The move to Staverton co-incided with the Olympics, so in the run up to the moving date I kept saying “this is my Olympic countdown”.  And I got as excited as everyone else watching British, and other nations’ athletes winning

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A startling start to life in Staverton

The former owners of the Coach House left me a book called “Staverton on the Dart” in which it says the meaning of Staverton is “the village by a stony ford”. In ancient times, before the beautiful Staverton Bridge was built,

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