'Tracy' Diaries Part 2
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So Monday the 14th came. I woke and sorted Koi and myself out,put Koi on the roof, showered and put the new clothes on. I felt like (no, not a million dollars) a very white person in brilliant white clothes on a very ‘white’ day, (that’s Brit humour for you!). Of I strolled up to the
The class finished at 1142,a little over,but HH is very keen to get the message through. He gave us an hour before the class resumed. So I rushed through the busy streets to the apartment thinking,’ Get Koi,me eat,Koi eat, back to
What was I going to wear? (Scuse the pun;typical ladies exclamation before going out to a ‘do’)The black Punjabi suit was in the wash. The only clothing left was the spare black Punjabi suit, with red flowers on. It had to do. The clock was ticking. It took me fifteen minutes to get to the apartment at full speed, it’d take me another fifteen back leaving me with what should’ve been half an hour to get Koi and eat. It wasn’t working. (Lesson of impermanence-things change!) I did my best.I had to make sure the whites were soaking in suds whilst in the next class, and I wasn’t going to NOT go. I ate,showered (as it all made me perspire a lot)Koi ate, I got changed, left Koi in the room and did a runner to the
I got back to the apartment after competing with the crowds-it’s amazing how far you can get when other people push and shove you out of their way! Koi was sick in the morning,twice, so I was pleased she seemed ok and had not destroyed anything! Must be the Citronella. I thought I’d treat her and haggled some fat off a meat seller. I boiled it for her but she’s not interested, yet.
HH discussed the ‘self’ this afternoon and I too understand it to be non-existent. It makes me consider ‘me’ my ego and selfish thoughts like,’that’s mine ; also the thoughts behind where I ‘wanted’ to sit and the measures I took to make a sitting spot, ‘mine’ ! I have a long way to go to make that ‘self’ a thing of the past!
Coffee and biscuits anyone! C’mon Koi! “Eat,eat,eat!” I nearly forgot to mention, my eyebrows went missing yesterday. Some lucky plucker must have whisked them away...me more like.It is necessary for the Thai Theravadan style Nun. I HAD to do it! Boy, did I suffer for it!