Monthly Archives: August 2011

Does Buddhist = Hippie?

It is thought small Buddhist communities existed in Northern Australia from the 1400’s. If not, then it certainly would’ve arrived during the Goldrush with the influx of Chinese migrants seeking their fortunes. Later on lay organisations were established but from what I can gather … Continue reading

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How “Now” Brown Cow!

I enjoyed one of the nicest breakfasts this morning and was pleased I could stick to something vegetarian as the smell of crispy bacon was pretty tempting. The kids were in child care so I headed to the Brown Cow … Continue reading

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Accepting our limitations

“Spiritual practice is difficult in the beginning. You wonder how on earth you can ever do it. But as you get used to it, the practice gradually becomes easier. Do not be too stubborn or push yourself too hard. If … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Recipe of the Week #1

Ricotta & Goat’s Cheese Tart with Beetroot Salad < I thought I might share my attempts at vegetarian cooking with you. I made this recipe yesterday having had the day to myself to browse through books for vegetarian recipes my husband … Continue reading

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Who Am I? Teaching from 22.08.11

Once again I was fortunate enough to attend another teaching at my local Buddhist institute. Last night’s lesson was HEAVY. It’s meant to be an introduction to Buddhism but in my opinion (and I think the teacher’s too) it took a … Continue reading

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Quick ant update!

The Cinnamon worked a treat! The ants have not returned and are no longer even coming out of the crack in the floorboards so I am pleased to have discovered a way to deter ants without killing them. Plus I … Continue reading

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Even ants matter

Some ants discovered a knife I had absently left on the kitchen bench after breakfast this morning and had made an impressive path through the lounge room, across the hallway and kitchen floor all the way to the bench. In … Continue reading

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