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Life is a Lottery - Part 3 23rd April 2014 (22:25)

Police have made a total of five arrests and bought a further two suspects in for questioning regarding the murder of shopkeeper and immigrant, Dev Raja. 448 more words

Apple to increase share buybacks to $90 billion, announces seven-to-one stock split, increase dividend to $3.29 per share

As part of Apple’s earnings releases, Apple has announced an extension to its buyback plans. The company will now buyback an additional $30 billion of Apple stock, totalling $90 billion, significantly accelerating its original plans. 261 more words

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Snowdrop lanterns with the National Trust

I seem to have been distracted (by tweeting) from blogging for a couple of months, but that of course this doesn’t mean I haven’t been up to lots of magical making. 68 more words

Seichoji (Kiyosumi) Temple

Seichoji Temple (清澄寺), also referred to as “Kiyosumi-dera,”is where The Holy Priest Nichiren Shonin studied Buddhism when he was twelve. After leaving to study in places such as Kamakura and Kyoto, Nichiren returned in 1253 at the age of 32 and established his own doctrine. 103 more words


Nobel Peace Center

Most of the Nobel Prizes are handed out in Stockholm, Sweden, but the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo. … 78 more words


Anonymity in Abu Dhabi

It is the end of February. I am new here. This is my first week. I am sitting on a public bench in front of ‘Le Meridien’ and ‘Dana Hotel’, enjoying the surprisingly cool breeze of the dying winters of Abu Dhabi. 241 more words