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Only Time will Tell (PLR p3)


My husband was out of town; often the case in those days. I worked my way through some laundry, the History Channel running in the background for noise. 2,093 more words

Spiritual Path

A war story Part 2 — Mysteries still surround circumstances of Easter Sunday air attack

EDITOR’S NOTE: Kamloops resident Nihal Maligaspe has kindly obtained permission to publish the following article by Capt. Elmo Jayawardena, who says, “I am no aviation historian, just an aeroplane driver who spent a long time in the sky. 1,101 more words


Tutzing am Starnberger See

I was in Tutzing for three weeks in July and August last summer. It was such a small place, but there is much to say. Tutzing is a little Bavarian lakeside town about twenty-five miles from Munich, a terminus on the city’s broad rail line. 626 more words


A Brief History of Beer by Kathy Padden


Beer brewing and drinking are activities that have been part of the human experience seemingly since the dawn of civilization. Around 10,000 years ago, mankind began to move away from living life as nomadic hunter gatherers, and began settling down in one spot to farm the land. 1,273 more words


The book thief

Some might rush to conclude: another World War II story with British/Canadian/Australian cast playing German roles. Whilst there is some truth in that statement, one should not rush to dismiss “The book thief” because in the midst of the horror of the war, it puts children at the forefront. 79 more words


Am I Brave Enough?

Each time I watch a movie or read a book about the Holocaust, the same nagging questions plague me: would I have allowed my neighbors, my friends, people I did business with, to be led to slaughter without fighting for them? 724 more words

Book Thief

The Ghost of Jeju

For many of us, had we not seen the film “The Ghost of Jeju” we wouldn’t have had a  clue about Jeju Island which was recently in the news (because of the tragic sinking of a ship near the Island in South Korea). 164 more words

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