There’s something very appealing to me about train journeys. Somehow, the idea of spending several days getting somewhere makes it all seem a little more real and important – instead of a 5 hour flight Perth to Sydney, you could spend 3 days and nights on one of the world’s great (and longest) train journeys, the Indian Pacific. 887 more words
Tags » 1980
There’s nothing new in Boehner’s inviting Bibi
so as to undermine talks with Iran,
except for the brazen openness of the ploy.
Just go back to Fall 1968 and Nixon’s spoiling… 165 more words
Back in the 1970s when my paternal grandmother was still alive, we used to go to her house every Sunday for afternoon tea. She went through phases of what sweet delicacies she would provide and at one time would regularly purchase marbled cake which was very moist and came in a package with strange writing, we assumed it was Russian. 297 more words