In her EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY FEATURE COLUMN, “ON A JOURNEY”, printed every week in London’s ‘The Weekly Tribune’ newspaper, Susan talks about her ongoing travels, impressions of people she meets and and places she goes to. This BLOG-like article takes us through India, Russia, Central America and various countries in Europe, Asia and the Far East… and so the list continues and time moves on and on…

 

On a journey…7th – 13th June 2020

Susan learns that the Taj Mahalmay be an Ancient Hindu temple and debates about the possibility of this being true, feeling the connection to the energy grid that is meant ...
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On a journey…1st – 6th June 2020

Going inside the religious compound at Fatehpur Sikri, meeting Ali Baba who pretends not to be a guide, enjoying Ali Baba’s tour of the place, visiting the Dargah of Sheikh ...
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On a journey…25th – 31st May 2020

The finesse of Agra Fort, first view of TajMahal in the fog, a wander through a standard Indian market, delicious lunch on a rooftop, a visit to a park on ...
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On a journey…18th – 24th May 2020

Failing to enter the port through the main gate, trying a back door approach, filming a vessel in the dock, a strange sensation on the beach and taking rest, train ...
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On a journey…11th – 17th May 2020

A very early start, crossing the river at dawn on the boat, crowds of people at Namkhana waiting to cross to Sagar Island for the main bathing day of the ...
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On a journey…4th -10th May 2020

Morning in the village, tea at the chai stall with locals, feeling blissful in the natural energy of it all, a change of plans regarding returning to Kolkata and creating ...
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On a journey…27thApril – 3rd May2020

Susan takes the ferry over to Sagar islandwith Saraland a bus to the festival area, green, fertile land of Ganga Delta, festival of MakarSankranti, completing 13 years of travel down ...
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On a journey…20th – 26th April 2020

Susan meets Padma’s friends and describes how she feels about interacting with people, disappointment when visiting the Indian museum, wandering in the streets of Kolkata, drinking local tea, going to ...
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On a journey…13th – 19th April 2020

Susan describes her meeting with Dr Kalyan Rudra, he connects her with several people, speaking to Sourav Sourangi - a Bengali filmmaker about his films and arranging a time to ...
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On a journey…6th – 12th April 2020

Susan makes a couple of friends at the retreat, surprised to learn that the retreat application closed 6 months beforehand, sharing a cab to the airport, meeting another retreat member ...
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On a journey…30th March – 5th April 2020

Taking a cab out to the Isha Foundation, entering the complex and feeling relieved that she’s changed her flight time so she can stay in the retreat for the full ...
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On a journey…23rd – 29th March 2020

Susan searches other options for what to do after the treatment is over; going to Kochin, staying on at the Ayurvedic hospital, receiving a mail that she’s been accepted at ...
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On a journey…16th – 22nd March 2020

Susan meets Alexi at Delhi airport for their flight to Coimbatore, lunch at Aerocity, late arrival at the Ayurvedic hospital, answering questions about general health, starting the treatment, Susan describes ...
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On a journey…9th – 15th March 2020

Susan is feeling nervous about traveling alone in the region north of Kolkata, speaks to the hotel owner where she’s booked and he mirrors her concerns, making an aspiration that ...
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On a journey…2nd – 8th March 2020

Starting to layout the actual picture ‘Womb of Life’ onto the plyboard, some doubt about the exact design, feeling in a hurry to get it done, creating a colour coded ...
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On a journey…24th February – 1st March 2020

Fleshing out the new outline for the Tibetan Book of the Dead project, the new photo collage art piece also emerges at the same time, making a full size sketch ...
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Susan and Jamyang at a Ceremony of His Holiness Sakya Trichen, near Pandra Mel, Kullu-Manali Valley, India

On a journey…17th-23rd February 2020

Jamyang has the first surgery for dental implants, bumping into an old school friend of the kids, another dentist gets in contact with Susan as to why they didn’t go ...
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On a journey…10th-16th February 2020

Bringing the Vietnamese group to Shanti Bhawan to see Susan’s photo collage art pictures, drinking Komboucha, story about how Susan and Jamyang came to live here in 2010 – (previously ...
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On a journey…3rd-9th February 2020

Susan’s feelings about the Kullu-Manali valley are restored during the trips around the valley with the Vietnamese group, the joys of a minibus, stopping at the Tibetan temple at Kais, ...
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On a journey…27th January – 2nd February 2020

The guy from the OCI (Overseas Citizens of India) office is on the same bus, chatting with him until the middle of the night, admitting he’s not from the OCI ...
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Delhi’s Lotus Temple

On a journey…20th-26th January 2020

Susan and Tu visit the Lotus Temple in Delhi and discover it’s a sound resonance chamber, meetings with 3 Indian ladies individually at their homes; Santosh, whose husband just passed ...
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