The trail to Bongjeongam

(Bongjeongam is a temple complex set pretty deep in the mountain range of Seorak in the North East of Korea. Monks go there to live & study, as it is more remote than most temples. Last September i spent 10 days wandering around these mountains with a Man Dressed like a Forest. This is quite…

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on the adequacy of landscape

i find landscape pictures difficult: the lighting must be absolutely spot on, which is determined by a number of factors you have no control over but must anticipate. your pretty much onto a winner for light early morning or evening, but the afternoon can be a nuisance. the variegation of the layers of cloud must…

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Anecdotal Poems

here are all of the anecdotal poems together. I recommend that if you are interested & have stumbled upon this blog for the first time through this post, to go back & read the anecdotal poems individually as there is more to read on the process there; especially in the final poem. Anecdotal Poems 하나…

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absenteeism

i am going to be taking a couple of weeks off from blogging to tom foolery with what is at the moment a raggedy hoard of fragments that are in need of dandling. i’m taking a little holiday to visit a monk friend of mine in the mountains of mainland Korea & have a spring…

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