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Do you taint your Ashtanga or martial arts practice by confusing momentum with movement?

Postures, yoga postures and how people get into them continues to fascinate me. Do you find it interesting? Many a practitioner gauge themselves by how many postures they can get into, how far they are, in say the Ashtanga series. 540 more words

Instruction

The Last Samurai- review

The Last Samurai is an engaging tale of war, love, and inner conflict starring Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe. The film was directed by Edward Zwick. 435 more words

Movies

A Word On Innovation From The World Economic Forum 2015

The movie ‘The Last Samurai’ comes to mind. The armies of the forefathers were far more equipped strategically to deal with matters of war and this certainly did not rest on the battalion numbers and equipment. 1.203 more words

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Ken Watanabe.

Recently, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about Ken Watanabe. Not in a sexy way, you understand. Don’t get me wrong; if middle-aged Japanese actors were my type then Ken would definitely be top of the list. 810 more words

The Last Samurai

A powerful, beautiful film. I cry every time I watch it.

On a side note, I find it amusing that I like so many of Tom Cruise’s movies;  80 more words

Watched In 2014

MY MOVIE SHELF: The Last Samurai

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 210   892 more words

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1MMD2014 [300 of 365] We sometimes live parallel lives

…all with individual drives!

This is my 300th post in the 1MMD2014. Only 60+ days till this year expires.

I take no time to reflect upon what I’ve achived thus far, because it doesn’t feel like I’ve achieved that much anyway. 163 more words