1. Veganism is a great way to start an argument. 2. It makes choosing from the menu much less of a chore. 3. You can say you love animals without reference to their flavour. 4. Your farts will smell like lavender. 5. Cows start to look like people in concentration camps. 6. It’s easier toContinue reading “10 Alternative Reasons to Become a Vegan”
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The Meditation Master of Shang Ri La
Once a fictional location, China has stolen the name and used it to promote a small city high up on the mountains of Yunan; an ode to Tibet.
We were monkey kings; street dogs running through familiar streets at full tilt, howling and bounding from one scent to the next.
On the Power of Listening
To do something well, it must be given your full attention. Listening is not about you, it is about the other. It is about being receptive and seeking understanding.
Going Away to Get Lost
I’ll never live abroad, he said. Twenty-two years old and passing through baggage checks at Heathrow as quickly as I’d accepted the job. The chess pieces wrapped in boxer shorts suddenly feel ridiculous. One half space-saving-piece-protecting-masterstroke, one half inconvenient-lunatic-blunder. I am on my way to Chongqing, China. The city’s name almost sounds racist. Teaching inContinue reading “Going Away to Get Lost”