I know next to nothing about cricket (much to my grandmother and my father’s chagrin) and never much enjoyed playing it or watching it. Though, during a day’s filming Escape to the Country at the Somerset County Cricket ground, I discovered that cricket fans d’un […]

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Brodick

On my way to teach a Mindsprings retreat up on Holy Island. The island is part of the Samye Ling community- though it’s not a monastery. Getting there is a pilgrimage and on that passes through the Arran capital, Brodick. Even in the rain it’s […]

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Podcast

This is a podcast I recently posted on my Mindsprings site. It’s looking at the effect of the Internet on us and how we might temper it. You can also subscribe to the Mindsprings podcast on iTunes.  

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Chanting to the Converted

I was lucky enough to attend two big rallies recently against the Trump administration and our government’s unquestioning toadying up to it. One in the bright sunshine of London, two weekends ago. The second a few nights ago in the damp Town Hall Square in […]

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A Professor of EU Law on Brexit

Just in case you don’t have 20 minutes to listen to Prof. Dougan’s talk here are the main points (and yes, Dougan is the Jean Monnet chair at the University and it is funded by the EU. Nonetheless I have not read a single thing […]

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