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Santiago. Chile.

Santiago – grande endormie.

Pas grand chose à voir ni à faire dans cette immense ville grisâtre. Heureusement, nous sommes tombés pendant les célébrations de la fête nationale de l’indépendance, synonyme de véritable fête au Chili, tout l’inverse de notre 14 juillet. 206 more words


Independence Day

Richard Ford’s Independence Day (1995) is the continuing narrative of Frank Bascombe who first emerged in The Sportswriter in 1985. He is now 44 and going through, what he calls the Existence Period, selling real estate in Haddam, New Jersey. 1,549 more words


Independence Day: A Citizen's Eulogy

October 1st; Independence Day.Nigeria is 54! 54 years of independence from colonial rule. There is going to be a momentous celebration at the capital to mark the momentous and auspicious day but I am not going to be able to watch it because there is no ‘light’. 779 more words


Independence Day

In the beginning there was a country

Nurtured in the hearts of a few big

Dreamers, birthed amidst much upheavals;

Even then, whilst she was still small, she was full of… 122 more words



Tope rolls to his left on the bed and swings his hand into the puddle of water. His eyes immediately shoot open like a morphine induced prize racehorse and he scrambles to a position where his knuckles and knees are on his flat foam. 3,345 more words


Botswana Day

Yesterday was the 48th anniversary of Botswana’s peaceful independence from the British. Accordingly it was a holiday with many celebrations.

I started the day by going to the main kgotla (tribal center) of Serowe. 170 more words

Independence Day (1996)

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man’s best weapon is the will to survive.