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Win some, lose some

Nice cool(ish) day today so I thought it would be a great time for a swim. Get to the pool to find out the outdoor pool is closed due to a thunderstorm warning. Nothing eventuating, so I hope they’d have it open some time soon. Have to swim inside for the meantime, but of course there’s only one lane available, and of course it’s full of old dudes and a small family doing one slow lap at a time. So, to give the family a good time, I decide to take my (at times rough) butterfly elsewhere. Win some, lose some, I guess. Sucks cos the pool is so far away too, maybe I should bike here so I can at least get that workout in too.

Tim Bunting Kiwi Yamabushi

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.


I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.


On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.


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Tim.

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