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Palden Jenkins
Retired author, photographer, webmaster, historian and humanitarian
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Palden Jenkins

Based in West Penwith, Cornwall, UK
in recent decades this was my work:

Words: books, websites, blogs & podcasts
Insight: astrology, history & geopolitics
Humanitarian - Middle East & Africa
Global Futures: forecasting
A pedigree Sixties veteran with a track record.  Supposedly retired with bone marrow cancer, I'm still at it.  Innovative projects, inspiring ideas, yardages of verbiage, copious photos.

Interesting features on this site

Current projects:
Blogging in Bethlehem - audio book about Palestine (free download, new)
Notes from the Far Beyond - my cancer and life blog (2019 onwards)
Pods from the Far Beyond - thoughtful half-hour podcasts (from 2020 on)
PodTalks with Palden - audio archive of longer, deeper public talks, past and recent
Sunday Meditations - you're welcome to join in - wherever you are (2023)
Shining Land - the ancient sites of West Penwith (forthcoming book)
Past projects:
Ancient Penwith - West Cornwall's prehistoric landscape (web-resource, 2015-21)
Possibilities 2050 - a report on the world in 2050 (free online book, 2018)
Hundredth Monkey Project - world healing camping retreats (mid-1990s)
Flying Squad - focused world healing group work (1998-2018)
Power Points in Time - time, defining moments and peak periods - astrology (2014)
The Historical Ephemeris - astrological timelines for 2,500 years (1993) - web-resource
Living in Time - astrological time-cycles (1987) - free online astrology book
The Ancient Landscape around Glastonbury - leyline map of Glastonbury (2004)
Pictures of Palestine - a humanitarian blogging from Bethlehem (a trilogy of books, 2012)
Tinzibitane - a Tuareg village, Timbuktu, Mali - one of my aid projects
Radio: This was the Light Programme - Palden on voicebox and brainbox (audio - 2007)
Palden's Archive of Articles - writings going back 30 years

Palden Jenkins
aka: Paldywan Kenobi

Cancer blog:
Notes from the Far Beyond
Pods from the Far Beyond
Audiobook tales from Palestine:

Forthcoming book:
Shining Land - the ancient sites of West Penwith, Cornwall
Report on the world's future:

Welcome to my site and archive!
There's rather a lot of interesting stuff here...
so click around and see my photos, resources, books and articles
though you might need a mug of tea to go with it.
Thanks for coming. You're welcome to return.

All photos on this site are copyright, all taken by Palden Jenkins except where stated.
Website created, written, designed and maintained by Palden Jenkins.
The site first appeared in 1995. Major revisions 1998, 2003, 2006, 2013, 2020, 2022.

Privacy: I'm not interested in your private data. This site collects stats of general traffic only. There's no capturing, mining, storing, sharing or selling data here. I don't keep a mailing list either. Any issues, please contact me. Enjoy your visit!
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