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Novomira and Nadir

Novomira means both “new world” and “new peace,” derived from the elements noviy mir (which is also the name of a venerable Russian literary magazine in business since 1925). 275 more words

Russian Names

In-flight Entertainment

My 4 year old son and I were in our home city of Islamabad last week. On the way back, Nadir walked into the airplane with me and as the air hostess greeted us, he asked for popcorn. 161 more words


How do they do it?

I’m at the mall and while I’m desperately holding on to my son’s hand who is trying his best to run off, another mother passes me by, walking ahead, while her little boy follows her closely behind. 373 more words

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Portuguese Arts Centre By Louise Braverman Pays Tribute To Regional Painter Nadir Afonso

New York architect Louise Braverman has concluded an arts centre in the Portuguese city of Botica focused to the operate of summary artist Nadir Afonso, who grew up nearby (+ slideshow). 23 more words

Daily Ideas

Home Is Where the Hatred Is

Today would have been Gil Scott-Heron’s 65th birthday.

In honor of the great jazz-soul musician & poet, I queued up Pieces of Man on my iPod during my morning commute, but listening today was a little different. 321 more words

Hanging Sleepers

I’m the kind of sleeper who even manages to sleep when hanging from one edge of the bed because her 4-year old decided to claim the bed in the middle of the night. 702 more words

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