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Please give me a Placebo

This morning an article was published on the BBC News website:  “Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work.”  Apparently there has been some debate about this.  “Scientists say they have settled one of medicine’s biggest debates after a huge study found … Continue reading

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ArtSpring Gallery

For the last three years a group of local artists and craftspeople has organised an exhibition at the Tunnel Gallery at Tonbridge School called ArtSpring.  Each time a disparate group of artists would turn up with work, there would be … Continue reading

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A Few Hours on the Patio

After a few days in bed with a dreadful headache it was a pleasure today to just spend a few hours fiddling with things on the patio.  It’s how I used to spend a Saturday morning when I had a … Continue reading

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Video Art Exhibition

I thought I knew what video art was all about.  Mostly a darkened room with a screen showing a loop of something tedious.  Sit there for an age waiting for it to become interesting in some way only to find … Continue reading

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Seed Order Day

January seems mostly to have been a month for doing unexciting, mundane things that I really didn’t want to be doing but had to be done all the same.  Filing my tax return for example, changing gas and electricity supplier, … Continue reading

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Pantiles Pop-Up 2015

Tonbridge Creative is a local art group formed when a number of us started meeting in a local pub.  This was motivated by an understanding that there is a good deal of quality work being produced in Tonbridge and the … Continue reading

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Vipassana Course

I’ve just finished a ten day vipassana meditation course at Dhamma Dippa in Herefordshire.  Vipassana is the meditation technique taught by Siddhārtha Gautama, also known as the Buddha and a meditation practice by this name is used throughout Theravada Buddhism.  … Continue reading

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