Month: July 2015

On time and nuns and MP3s

A beautiful post by Victoria Finlay that I simply can’t put into words. This fabulous lady is a woman after my own heart! The pictures included in the post are to die for. Gorgeous and needing a share!

Victoria Finlay

P1040645In Ladakh, northern India, a few days ago, I decided to walk from the city of Leh to Choglamsar Tibetan refugee camp, where I had taught for a summer, 30 years ago. It was five km, and I was determined not to ask the way.

I asked the way.

So much had changed. There had once been three shops, Now. Well, now there are more.

In the office I explained my story. The man looked blank until I mentioned the Buddhist nun who had shared her room with me in children’s house number 8. Then he jumped up and disappeared into another room. Ani Garab is here, he said.

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