All posts filed under: Tranquil

a selection calm images that quiten the mind

Garden Walk

It’s a lovely thing, to walk a garden. It’s calming and rejuvenating. It can focus the thoughts and center the spirit. It can help with perspective; a quiet garden walk and you may find that huge problem you’re facing isn’t unmanageable after all. It doesn’t matter whether the […]


Little Buddha

While all other eyes were fixed firmly on Lahaina’s famous Giant Buddha, I found this Little Buddha. Hidden in a recess and overshadowed by it’s big brother statue, sat this little carving (or casting). With a hint of of a smile and a dramatic sunbeam spotlight, […]

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Follow up: Sydney Under Siege

This seems like a fitting image as a follow to yesterday’s post regarding the act of terrorism in Sydney. Two innocent people are dead. It’s a small number by international terrorism standards I suppose, but that will be little consolation to their families and friends. Also […]

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photo greek worry beads

Worry Beads

If you’ve ever been to Greece or Cyprus you will have seen people endlessly twirling their worry beads. These strings of beads are common in Greek and Cypriot culture and they’re used to pass the time. Unlike the prayer beads you find in many religious traditions, […]

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Angkor Apsaras

Apsaras are beautiful, young, elegant, females. Masterful in in the art of dancing; they entertain and sometimes seduce men. Before you get too caught up in the possibilities, they’re also mythological:) According to Hindu legend the “elixir of immortality” was lost in the (mythological) Ocean of […]

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