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Banana Leaves – an extract from At Home in the World

This is an extract from the book I am currently reading called 'At Home in the World'. I found this message to be so inspiring, I had to share it with you all. "Banana Leaves When I was a young monk in Vietnam, I realised something while meditating on a young banana plant, which had three… Continue reading Banana Leaves – an extract from At Home in the World

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Tran Quac Pagoda, Hanoi, Vietnam

So in the few days I have been here in Hanoi, I have seen many beautiful and wonderful places but one that stood out to me in particular was this beautiful pagoda. Tran Quac Pagoda is situated on the East side of West Lake. It has a history of more than 1500 years and is regarded… Continue reading Tran Quac Pagoda, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Purple is the new Black

Purple is my favourite colour and so I decided to take a look deeper into its history and meaning. I find Purple magical because it is a colour with many different dimensions. From lavender which has a felling of calm and precious to a rich, dark purple which is deep and mysterious. Purple is very… Continue reading Purple is the new Black

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As Fresh As a Daisy

Daisies are small white rounded flowers with a round yellow centre.They are found in many parts of the world including Africa, Europe and North America.The word 'Daisy' comes from an Old English word meaning 'the day's eye'. They were given this name because they only open during the day. Symbolism: Daisies symbolize purity and innocence. This is seen… Continue reading As Fresh As a Daisy

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Never Stop Dreaming

I have always been memorised by dream catchers.  Not only are they beautiful, but the meaning behind them is so unique and filled with ancient beliefs. A dream catcher can be so beautiful, from its colour to its design there will always be so many to chose from. I love dream catchers because they add a calmness… Continue reading Never Stop Dreaming