Plague Diary. This the 1391st day since 1st of March, 2020 Anno Domini.
cafe scene. young people roasting coffee beans and opening their own cafes. But they admit they lack the resources to develop their roasting skills to an ideal level of competence. I'll leave it to the experts to predict if their businesses succeed or fail.
having chats with my biological brother about dhamma (Buddhism).
getting disillusioned with alcohol and caffeine, and the surrounding marketplace. A lot of people I respect say they feel more peaceful without these artificial influences on their own minds and bodies. Not easy to strive against the surging tide of a caffeine- and alcohol-dominated culture. But, hey, counter-cultural efforts are where the action's at. 😤
plague. Some new jargon in the headlines today. JN-1 or GN-1. But maybe mankind has always lived in the shadow of disease, war, and extreme weather. Every great work of art has always happened against such a backdrop. I believe in God who strengthens me when I grow discouraged and fearful.
reading a book by Jackie Pullinger. “Chasing the dragon”.