TheLoneRider
a seeker in search of Easter Eggs
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Qortal Web Hosting Learning
Coming Soon!

Qortal Web Hosting

Since my priority with Qortal is to develop and host a website within its blockchain, my immediate task after reading its introduction and tutorial was creating even a simple dummy website just to acclimatize its interface and features. When the website is in place, I'm sure my mind would once again be racing on what to do with Qortal next.

Magic and Mystery in Tibet books
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Magic and Mystery in Tibet

This semi-biographical Buddhist/adventure book is an account of Alexandra David-Neel's sojourn in the hinterlands of Tibet back in 1924 when it was virtually unknown, obscure, unwelcoming and shrouded in mystery.
The Complete Book Of Vinyasa Yoga yoga
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The Complete Book Of Vinyasa Yoga:
by Srivatsa Ramaswami

Srivatsa Ramaswami was a direct one-on-one student of the legendary Tirumalai Krishnamacharya for 33 years - longer than the Master's more popular students - Patthabi Jois, BKS Iyengar, Indra Devi, TKV Desikachar and AG Mohan. This book includes Ramaswami's in-depth experience with the Master, encompassing yogic elements of asana, sequencing, breathing, mindfulness, and therapy.




Music and Magic at Paapu House Music

Music and Magic at Paapu House

(May 5, 2022) With Chiang Mai reeling back to normalcy and live music once again fills the music lounges, cafes and bars, the town comes alive. It's always fun, but some night are just more fun than others. For friendly laid-back community and electrifying music, Thursday nights at Paapu House come to mind.....more »»

Qortal Blockchain Project learning

Qortal Blockchain Project

(May 15, 2022) With the emergence of Web 3.0, the increasing distrust of the public against mainstream traditional and social media, the choking control of the globalists (aka cabal, internationalists, new world order), the increasing popularity and versatility of the blockchain, a new shift is happening in the digital world that's about the replace the internet as we know it...more »»

Asana (3): Eight Limbs of Yoga yoga

Asana (3): Eight Limbs of Yoga

(May 9, 2022) Asana is the physical postures in yoga. It can make the body strong, develop balance and flexibility. There are many advanced yoga poses posted on social media and people think that perfecting that pose is yoga. In many yoga studios, the one-hour yoga consists only of asana and practitioners think that is all of yoga. Asana has its place in yoga but it's not the end-all and be-all of yoga....more »»

Breathwork + Icebath @ Alt_Chiangmai yoga

Breathwork + Icebath @ Alt_Chiangmai II

(Apr 20, 2022) With icebath + breathwork resuming after Songkran, I cranked up the breathwork to be progressive in time and scope. With 7 people showing up, 6 bags of ice were used. Tom and Chunyah even showed up. It was all good and fun...more »»

April 2022 in a Nugget lucid

April 2022 in a Nugget

(Apr 30, 2022) Life in April in Chiang Mai has been rolling on a steady hum...nothing explosive, a few turns on the revolving door with its peoplescape, yoga, icebath, live music, pizza and blogging. And yeah, I got another visa extension.....more »»

Tombstone Epitaph lucid

Tombstone Epitaph

(Apr 29, 2022) It was in one of my morning coffee conversations with Jeanne that she talked about putting up a cafe where coffee clients can submit a tombstone epitaph - the best get to be posted on a 'tombstone' wall on the cafe. It got me thinking, 'how would others write theirs?'....more »»

Pizza Nite with Jerry, Paolo and Abby Pizza

Pizza Nite with Jerry, Paolo and Abby

(Apr 9, 2022) All friends who came were Pizza Nite virgins - their first time into my fun culinary tradition. We had the gluten-free dough, the biga dough and my poolish dough. Vegan pizza, seafood pizza, quattro formaggi pizza...simply delectable. But all that was exceeded by the joyous and engaging atmosphere that went on from 5:30pm to about midnight. Friends, pizza, storytelling and a load of laughs...Chiang Mai...Chiang Mai!....more »»

Tom Maher's Muay Thai Fight people

Tom Maher's Muay Thai Fight

(Apr 8, 2022) Tom left for the US when the lockdown was lifted, but now he's back in Chiang Mai. He attended my ABS Class once and he just disappeared. Weeks later, I got a message from him, 'I’ve been training hard and have my first fight this Friday, come by and watch if you’re free! It will be at the new Decathlon'. Whoa!....more »»

Silver Surfer Nong Khai, Thailand

Silver Surfer

(Mar 14, 2011) Unlike most Marvel comic heroes, the Silver Surfer doesn't just blast his opponents into smithereens in an action packed storyline. Quite the opposite, he usually soars alone on his impregnable silver surf to the utmost reaches of the intergalactic universe consumed by his thoughts.....more »»

Krishnamacharya: his Life and Teachings Book Review Yoga Peoplescape

Krishnamacharya: his Life and Teachings

(Apr 7, 2022) This book comes from Krishnamacharya's direct lineage - his student of 18 years (1971 to 1989), A.G. Mohan. Here, Mohan clarifies ambiguities and explains the legendary stories surrounding this great master. The book is focused on the master's life and teaching about Asana, Pranayama, Kriyas, Yoga Therapy and the Mind.....more »»

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