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The BBC and Israeli science

This is a cross-post from the ‘Good News from Israel‘ blog.

On the Jewish festival of Purim, we wear masks as a disguise. It reflects the Purim story in which the true nature of the events leading up to Jewish redemption from the threat of annihilation is disguised as a series of apparent coincidences. 71 more words

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Fuck I hate banks

Or even a reason to write. I have been despondent today.. I usually get some pocket money on Monday and this didn’t come through due to some heavy lawyers bills and then other bills Heath had so, we have been waiting for bank A to transfer money to Bank B.. 358 more words

Fashion

Recycle Bin

The problem is that I want to write about something other than politics here, but the current part-time resident of the White House has so dominated the discourse that it is hard for me to think about discussing anything else. 553 more words

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Queen Elizabeth

Heath’s sister was in town and she is lucky enough to be a nurse on Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth ship. The ship arrived in Sydney on Saturday morning but the weather was so crap that everything you did in Sydney was wet and grey. 373 more words

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KidLit: Recommended Reading on Justice and Understanding

Originally posted at The Writer’s Block

At a time of great unease and injustice, those of us who are parents of children have a challenge ahead of us. 1,271 more words

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