Why I love India # 10: Shiva October 26th 2010 OK before anyone panics - this is NOT a blog about my sudden conversion to Hinduism. If you know me (or have read my profile on Facebook) you would realize that I describe myself as an “Existentialist Buddhist Agnostic” (!) and I will stick to that for now thanks very much!
What I am writing about here is how enamored I am with the ‘idea’ of Shiva mythology and iconography in Hinduism ... read more
Asia » India » Orissa » Bhubaneswar The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
Comes a time! Now booked for my return to India in July 2013. So.... a new blog to come. Watch this space and the spaces 'between emptiness'.
I have been back in Australia since March 2012. I arrived with Carolina following our amazing trips in India (Jan 2011 and again from Sept 2011 to Feb 2012). Its been without doubt the most challenging year of my life. Carolina returned to Spain in July 2012. I have been 'working' as a tender writer for a mental health NGO.
I head for Bhubaneswar to pick up 'Gladys' the wonder bike (Royal Enfield) - get her into good shape again, and then head for... full info