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Sweyn Forkbeard…

…used to be king of England, Denmark and Norway. He was King Canute’s dad. Those of us who did our 1066 and all that will remember that Canute tried to order the waves of the sea to do his bidding. … Continue reading

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Tibet comes to Amsterdam…

…next Thursday when we receive a visit from my good friend Geshe Thupten who will be teaching us meditation and Tibetan Buddhadharma and telling us about his project to help support poor and aging Tibetan refugees in India. This should … Continue reading

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Blogpoets…the purpose of life…on OneWebDay…

…Sonia is back and asking what it’s all about. I’ve been wondering that this week. The life support machine that was keeping a friend at a temperature of 34 degrees was turned off yesterday. The damage to the brain was … Continue reading

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Blogpoets…sad, joyless people in their underwear…

…as the BBC tries once again to fathom out why do we do it. I am in Amsterdam’s public library so I don’t think it’s a good idea to sit here in my Tony Blair designer summer holiday underwear. Might … Continue reading

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