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Monthly Archives: July 2010
Logged on this arvo and started having a bit of a squizz at what’s news. Generally this is something I avoid, as it tends to be hysteria and fearmongering… However I have enough energy to keep my emotional bumpers in … Continue reading
Good afternoon everyone. Just did my first spinning exercise and I feel pretty wonderful. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been running into more and more synchronous circumstances related to UFOs and spirituality. Just odd little things like following … Continue reading
A friend sent through a link this morning to a web page for a sustainable community development in Malawi. IPI is a non-profit making, non-partisan, non-religious and non-governmental institution formed in 2001 to promote enhanced participation by all Malawians in … Continue reading
What’s a handy diagram to draw to illustrate a community in which everyone can come to the table and no one is excluded by class, race or gender? A circle. What’s an alternative to the pyramid of power whereby 5% … Continue reading
I’m loving the meditation music available on youtube.
Bella Vista in Costa Rica is a sustainable community development… built in trees. From Gizmodo. Built in rainforest, supplied by solar and hydro electricity, the community also boasts biodigesting lavatories so it’s as low impact as possible on the surrounding … Continue reading
Another experiment… while I’m all about experimenting and updating. The full moon certainly has been productive! Intro to Still Mind meditation is a free, downloadable MP3 hosted on rapidshare. Feel free to try it out. Please note that the meditations … Continue reading
European scientists have set a new record for efficiency in turning solar power into electricity. Scientists of the Commission-financed project FULLSPECTRUM have developed photovoltaic (PV) multi-junction (MJ) solar cells which are able to convert 39.7% of the energy of sun … Continue reading