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Ivy Reviews: The Shogun Lounge

If there’s something I love more than shopping, its shopping and sushi together, in the same place. So after doing some heavy Christmas retail therapy at… 521 more words


Guest Post: Warning! Trigger Warning! No, Stop Warning People

A Bad Joke

The internet used to be a rough and tumble place filled with danger, memes, and shocking images.  AIM chatrooms and IRC chats were uncharted digital waters; it might be a fellow teenager or someone your grandpa’s ages trying to get in touch with the youth culture. 1,685 more words

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The Price of Glory, Verdun and Sandburg

Carl Sandburg wrote one of his most unforgettable pieces using the names of places synonymous with the horrors of war, such as Austerlitz, Waterloo and Gettysburg. 181 more words



Another word linked to the Great War: entonnoir is a French word which means funnel. This name was given to the gigantic craters created by mines’ explosions (indeed the shape is very similar) and these… 30 more words


France Part Seven - Strasbourg to Epernay via Metz and Verdun

We mapped the 350KM route from Alsace, through Lorraine and on to Champagne.

As usual we had a lot to pack in – I never have been one for a beach holiday. 1,213 more words


Shelter: Couple complete the renovation to a Verdun apartment

Julie Lafrance, an engineer with a major airline who is currently on maternity leave, and Julien Marquis, a musician (he’s a saxophonist with the popular Boogie Woogie Band), are first-time parents. 764 more words