El·e·na [el-uh-nuh, uh-ley-nuh; It. e-le-nah] /ˈɛlənə, əˈleɪnə; It. ɛˈlɛnɑ/ –noun a female given name, form of Helen // A proud student of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche // Personal assistant with a BSc (Hons) Psych from Uni of Warwick // These are snapshots of my life, in words and pictures

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(Taken with my iPhone) It was a very warm day at Wat Muang.


Sometimes people are tiring. There, I said it, the words a ‘Buddhist’ should never use because we’re all meant to be aspiring Bodhisattvas. Problem is, I’m not a Bodhisattva yet so my mind is not controlled, and my mind goes up and down. On good days, the whole world is in pain and I live […]

songsparrowsings: Photographer/Source is http://www.laurentlaveder.com/. His images were also used for a Canon EOS 400D campaign in France.


Whatever happened to the simple “hello”? Three or four people have called me over the last day, launching into a conversation instantly. It’s just not pleasant – a “hello” would seriously make their call so much easier to take after 2.5 hours of sleep! C’mon people – let’s do Edison proud, bring back the “hello”!