Monthly Archives: November 2011

MEETING AUTHOR STAN CHUNG


MEETING AUTHOR STAN CHUNG  As an accidental reader of STAN CHUNG’s column in the local paper (a copy of the Kelowna Daily Courier was put into my mail slot during a sales campaign), I immediately became intrigued. The particular essay … Continue reading

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OCCUPATION: MEMORIES OF 1968


OCCUPATION:  MEMORIES OF 1968  In 1968 I finally had left home after a delay of several years, and I settled in Amsterdam, the fairest city in the land. I would have preferred to have left home at 16, as I … Continue reading

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DOCTOR GABOR MATE – REINCARNATION OF CARLOS CASTANEDA?


DOCTOR GABOR MATE – REINCARNATION OF CARLOS CASTANEDA? Technically the above statement is untrue, as Gabor Mate was already born when Carlos was not yet deceased. Yet, I heard underpinnings of Carlos’ stories in Gabor Mate’s ideas expressed in a … Continue reading

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