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Burning Man

Every year thousands of people gather somewhere in the desert in Nevada to create a temporary city called the Black Rock City. The community that is formed is solely devoted to art, self-expression and self-reliance. 1,004 more words

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literary quote of the weekend

I met this woman on Saturday.  I told her I loved her Shakespeare quote, and she pointed out to me that a healthy system of public education produces a population who can find appropriate literary quotations for all kinds of protest signs.   33 more words


Aga Khan Music Initiative & Asia Society to present at the Royal Opera House Mumbai

A presentation by Aga Khan Music Initiative’s All-Stars Ensemble on the theme of “New Music from the Ends of the Silk Route”.

Sat 28 Jan 2017 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – The Royal Opera House Mumbai, Mama Padmanand Marg, Mumbai 400004… 292 more words


sunday internet image: the big guy

Let’s get back to doing the Sunday internet image thing with a big image of a big guy: the Columbian Mammoth. This painting (?) by Carl Buell really gives you a feeling of what it would be like to walk among these long legged American mammoths, whose range extended from coast to coast, from the tundra and taiga south to to what is now Central America. 71 more words

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Every now and then in life, when we choose to learn to appreciate it, we come across amazing little experiences that will etch themselves into your memories… treasured little experiences and since I choose to live my life and indulge myself in whatever life brings me, there has been many such experiences… 1,024 more words

Discovering My Hippie Heart

Yesterday I walked alongside about a thousand other people in a local march to support women’s rights. It was a damp, chilly day, cloudy and gray, but relatively mild for January. 698 more words



I was over at Suria KLCC recently and I have to admit I was duly impressed with the lovely ‘Peranakan’ themed decorations.

‘Peranakan’ is commonly known as ‘local born’ or ‘local descendants’ and is thought to have been used by the local people who are the descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to the Malay archipelago including British Malaya (now Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, where they are also referred to as Baba-Nyonya)  550 more words