A new name for 'The Lounge'

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A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby Ben » Fri Apr 17, 2009 11:13 am

While at Salamanca Place in Hobart today, I came across this place...

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Looks like a great alternative name for 'the lounge'!









EDIT: Sorry about the delay, I had some trouble getting the photo to 'stick'
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Re: A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Apr 17, 2009 11:48 am

Neato.

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Re: A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby Fede » Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:48 pm

It's got my vote!!
One coffee please! (hold the carrots and eggs...... :tongue: )
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

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Re: A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Apr 17, 2009 2:18 pm

:thumbsup: Cool.
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Re: A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby pink_trike » Fri Apr 17, 2009 6:54 pm

Is there herb tea?
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Mind is Empty
Emptiness is Clear Light
Clear Light is Union
Union is Great Bliss

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Re: A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby jcsuperstar » Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:35 pm

we have a place here called the middle way cafe, i guess it's supossed to be cool, we used to meet there after zazen for tea, once a girl working there said she liked my amnesty international shirt and asked if it was a band or something....
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Re: A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Fri Apr 17, 2009 8:46 pm

Too cool! :sage:
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Re: A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby Fede » Fri Apr 17, 2009 11:51 pm

jcsuperstar wrote:(...) once a girl working there said she liked my amnesty international shirt and asked if it was a band or something....


Well.......?


Is it....?



:tongue:

(where's my coffee...? The service here is terrible....!)
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Apr 18, 2009 12:32 am

pink_trike wrote:Is there herb tea?


Lotus tea. :D

Metta,
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Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: A new name for 'The Lounge'

Postby zavk » Sun Apr 19, 2009 11:10 pm

retrofuturist wrote:
pink_trike wrote:Is there herb tea?


Lotus tea. :D

Metta,
Retro. :)


Vietnamese lotus tea is indeed very fragrant.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnamese_lotus_tea

And in Chinese cuisine lotus root soup is a favourite. Very yummy and nourishing. :stirthepot:
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