Lotus A Pondy Hotel
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... and take in the beautifully manicured lawns and eco architecture of the Visitors Centre. We meet Lucy in a cafe and for the first time in India I notice a resentful demeanour in the staff working here. When our extravagantly overpriced coffees and pastries do finally arrive they are served very much with a sneer. Haughty baby boomers mill around with large crystals hanging around necks covered by unbleached linen shirts. The atmosphere feels painfully self aware and ...
... with in everyday-life. By
not being employed directly at the school, I am not that close to the
students, but may perceive problems at the school, between principal
and teachers or teachers and students with a more distanced and from
a bird's view. Also, the centralised counselling centre guarantees my
independance and neutral point of view. So, there might be situations
in my job, when I also have to reflect the acting of a principal and
it's easier as I ...
... inner chamber, and then back out the bottom into the water of the pool, cascading through the crystal blockers as it shone through the structure, and the circle completes itself, with the suns light being a core to this place, passing right though the middle of every floor.
We’ve tried our best to describe what we saw and what we felt in this blog update, but it does not come close to seeing it for real, if you have time, and are interested to do so, type in ...
... One of the highlights from our time Auroville was the two-day paper making course, with the legends that were Herve, Jean-Jacques and Maha. The three of them took us through the whole paper making process and we made paper from banana leaf fibres, pineapple and cotton. The best part was on the second day when we got to experiment with all the different fibres and add colour, leaves and flowers to our paper. We are now certified paper ...
... and they'd happily take your money any time of the day, so I can only guess that the last point is France's fault.
Interestingly, despite India gaining independence from British rule in 1947, Pondicherry had to wait until 1954 to be free from the French.
Denise and I went our own ways this week. Not because of a drastic falling out but because she's booked on a week long course at a Pondicherry hotel focusing on consciousness in leadership and business etc with her ...