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

I'm based in West Penwith, Cornwall, UK.
In recent decades this has been my work:
Words: books, websites, blogs & podcasts
Insights: 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, lots of audio.

Current projects:
The AHA Class - master classes in Penzance, Cornwall, in 2024
Blessings that Bones Bring - a book about my cancer story (new, free or donation)
Notes from the Far Beyond - my cancer and life blog (2019 onwards)
Pods from the Far Beyond - thoughtful half-hour podcasts (from 2020 on)
Sunday Meditations - you're welcome to join in, wherever you are (from 2023 on)
Some of my books:
Shining Land - the ancient sites of West Penwith, Cornwall (online book, 2023)
Blogging in Bethlehem - an audio book about Palestine (free download, new)
Pictures of Palestine - a humanitarian blogging from Bethlehem - a book and website (2012)
Possibilities 2050 - a report on the world in 2050 (free online book, 2018)
The Only Planet of Choice - from the Council of Nine (1993)
Past projects:
Ancient Penwith - West Cornwall's prehistoric landscape (big resource website, 2015-21)
Hundredth Monkey Project - world healing camping retreats (in the mid-1990s)
Flying Squad - focused world healing group work (1998-2018)
Tinzibitane - a Tuareg desert village, Timbuktu, Mali - one of my aid projects (2016 onwards)
Power Points in Time - defining moments and peak periods - an astrology book (2014)
Living in Time - astrological time-cycles (1987) - a free online astrology book
The Historical Ephemeris - astrological timelines for 2,500 years (1993) - a free web-resource
Audio Archive - public talks over the years, past and recent
Archive of Articles - writings going back 30 years
Books by Palden - all of the books I've written since 1987
Radio: This was the Light Programme - Glastonbury Radio (audio - 2007)

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.

Special thanks to Glastonbury Online for hosting this website.
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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