Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. International Peace Day Established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. The UN…
A photo of the interior of the Dunfermline Abbey. The Abbey - Photo by Raffaello Palandri
Today's Book Of The Day is Stories and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Narrative by Professor Paul B. Armstrong, published in 2020 by Johns Hopkins University Press. This book answers a key question: How the human brain is designed to enable us to create stories, follow them, and be involved with them? Narrative and storytelling…
A stormy day in Nuremberg Storm in Nuremberg - Photo by Raffaello Palandri
This Universe, and our lives, are impermanent. To avoid suffering, we have to be aware and welcome change, so as to stop worrying for what we cannot control.
Today's Book Of The Day is Yajuan Wang's Micro-Acupuncture in Practice, published in 2008 by Churchill Livingstone. The author, Yajuan Wang, is an acupuncturist with more than 30 years of experience. She focuses on internal medicine, neurological conditions, and women’s health. She founded the first acupuncture clinic Downtown Seattle, the Oriental Medical Center in 1992.…
This photo is a Pinhole Lens Test, using the Scottish Winter Sunset Light, which is amazingly good. Shot with a Nikon FM camera, with Kodak Gold 200 film, then home developed and digitally scanned by me. Pinhole Lens Test - Photo by Raffaello Palandri
A 1971 Zenit-E I have cleaned, lubricated, and adjusted, happy to take some nice photos again. https://videopress.com/v/zuJIdBji?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Zenit E - Video by Raffaello Palandri Agfa 100 APX film, home developed and digitally scanned by me.
Often the best option we have is to commit to changing before it becomes too hard to do it. When we choose change, we grow, when we avoid it, we suffer.
Nuremberg calling Moon, over. Moon, do you copy? Nuremberg Fernmeldeturm pointing to the Moon - Photo by Raffaello Palandri