Monthly Archives: August 2020

Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 16

Some exam­in­ers are extreme­ly strict; if one makes even the slight­est mis­take, one is not let off the hook. There is a sto­ry that one exam­i­nee trans­lat­ed the ear­li­er pas­sage as ‘a bird goes through the air.’ The exam­in­er replied: … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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We are back, again

My apolo­gies for neglect­ing this web­site. Some­times impor­tant tasks remain sim­mer­ing on the back burn­er. An update since the last post: My dear friend and ex-monk Shaun Ricordel, who was great­ly influ­en­tial in mak­ing this web­site hap­pen in the first … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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