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Tehran, "Double life of Veronique"

1.Tehran, isolation and globalization

I have lived my whole life in Tehran. It is a great city but once you come out of it, you understand how it is isolated from other cities. 382 more words


26 Fads That Somehow Manage To Get People Absolutely Furious

Fads come and go — thank goodness — but some of them stick around and are here to stay. Or sometimes, they stick with us because of how traumatizingly bad they were. 1,227 more words

Unable To Walk

At the grocery store                
I can’t proceed
without you.
The aisles overstocked with boringness.
The spires of crumbling 300 year old
cathedrals don’t wait outside… 60 more words


Travel Broadens the Mind

This is a large (approx 4ft squared) study in acrylic, I wanted to play with visual language.


I Love You With My Ford - James Rosenquist

This painting was completed by James Rosenquist in 1961, a time when America was changing in all categories; technology, consumerism, sexuality and politics to name but a few. 287 more words


Olopa, I beg sir!

Bumber-to-bumper traffic on Ikorodu road had resumed that morning. I watched as two Police Officers, motioned to the spot where a vehicle was parked on the exclusive BRT lane. 699 more words


Identity as an enemy of Feminism by Oxana Poberejnaia

Rita M Gross is her “Buddhism after Patriarchy” says that Buddhism is Feminism. I think I understand what she means.

The goal of Buddhist practice, Enlightenment, is often called Liberation. 1,133 more words