Mandala means circle or enclosure.   Mandalas are mostly associated with Buddhism, especially Tibetan Buddhism and are made up of different shapes and images. In Tibet, Mandalas are made with colored sand, which represents their ephemeral pratice and benefit.  They are geometrically organised and can … Continue reading

A Sunny Sunday Walk in Birmingham

You have to take advantage of sunny days in winter as they don’t come along very often.

We walked along the canals of Birmingham – Birmingham has more miles of canals that Venice, true fact- and saw beautiful sunny reflections in the water.


We then walked around the 1.75mile circuit of Edgbaston Reservoir.


Lastly, we were amazed to see the stunning Birmingham Buddhist Vihara – the only one of it’s kind in the Western Hemisphere!Image