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Mandalay, Myanmar.

Extracts from Myanmar.

As we travelled north from Yangon, we were soon to discover that beyond the uninviting streets of Manic Mandalay lay a land of sacred hills where monasteries, nunneries and ancient temples were the perfect antidote to city life.

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Before the Dawn: the  Downfall of Rowena Starr

Today was results day from the OU. I got a grade 2 on my module, scoring well on the EMA. So here it is. There are no more chapters to this, although I know where it’s all going…. 2,627 more words



“Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made”

Immanuel Kant, Idea for a General History with a Cosmopolitan Purpose 


Inside Vasini 5: Rasah, Goddess of Obligations, Promises and Contracts

Before the fall of the deities, Rasah was the goddess associated with obligations, promises and contracts. The youngest daughter of Shen-ak-Vhah, she was depicted as a young girl made of brilliant white marble with contracts and obligations carved into her. 56 more words

Vetting a Canna-Enthusiast

If you’ve found your way to this article, you’ve probably been smoking in public since you’ve been smoking in the first place, but now is the time for us to introduce others to the joy of medicating between shifts or while going about town. 532 more words