Hi! I went to a day course in London maybe ten years ago now and reqally enjoyed it. It was good to just meet other members who were gay / leasbian and talk about a range of issues and tudy and chant together. There was a great feeling within the group! I also remeber thinking the leaders were inspirational too as there were people who had been chanting for years and their practgice really shone through! Remeber too the study focussed on the gosho and a polum is a plum... and all the different fruits that share being a fruit but have a unique identity.... We then looked at this in relation to our own lives. On a personal note... I would be really interested to know how you find out aboput these evens and when, indeed, this one is. I am now practicing and living in Beijing and it is very isolating for me! I have Six weeks in Europe over the summer so have been thinking that I need to attend some kind of retreat somewhere in Europe somehow!