Archive for December, 2014

Creatures of the Mind – Part Two

Paul Freeman was a United States Forest Service Patrolman assigned to the Umatilla National Forest in the Walla Walla area of Washington State. On the morning of June 10,1982, Freeman, then aged 39, was driving alone through the forest. Spotting some elk on a nearby ridge, he stopped his truck and got out to see […]

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Creatures of the Mind – Part One

In August 1975, I joined over ten thousand pilgrims, drawn from all parts of the Indian sub-continent, on the annual pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath. This cave is situated at a height of 12,730 feet (3880 metres) in the western Himalayas of Kashmir, and lies at the head of a narrow valley, scoured […]

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