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Ella’s just turned 10 months and we’re off on our third vacation as a travelling trio. Having tackled Turkey at 4 months and a long weekend in NYC at 8 months, we decided the third and final trip of Ella’s first year on earth would take us south to Curacao and Panama.
My mother grew up with brutality of the Vietnam war airing each evening on the nightly news. In my generation, the nightly news broadcast brutality and atrocities from Reagan’s Central America, the Pinochet regime in Chile, and, of course Apartheid-era South Africa. 175 more words
There are few words which can describe the immense amount of sadness we all feel at the death of Nelson Mandela. It was only yesterday which I started writing this post, a horrible coincidence, and although I cannot do his magnificent life justice, I want to pick on one aspect which proves as inspiring as anything he achieved in his remarkable life as an embodiment of freedom, equality and human dignity. 686 more words