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Irish Wolfhounds – "Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked"

Irish Wolfhounds are one of the oldest breeds of dogs recorded in the history of man. They appear in early Irish law tracts under the name “Cú” (modern Irish word for hound). 311 more words

Irish History


We have but a second before the rest of the world intrudes,

the mind told me.  Vacancy signs will soon be erected in place

of total surrender but don’t be fooled, all is not safe.   90 more words



Sameera Reddy is your typical Andhra girl, who missed the spice in her food when she shifted to the urban health conscious upmarket university at Pune. 608 more words


The End of the Beginning

Today it is the Ides of March. In 44 BC, a soothsayer warned Julius Caesar that harm would come to him before the Ides of March. 1,025 more words

Brilliant Festival

One Giant Leap

Today is a leap day. If today is your birthday then, congratulations, you are a leapling which sounds like a joyous thing to be. February 29th is mostly added to the calendar every four years to make up for the fact that it actually takes our planet a little under 365¼ days to orbit the sun. 694 more words

Brilliant Romans



“Mr latecomer, as usual, you don’t disappoint” he said waving. I stood up straight from my crouching position, stretched my back and waved back politely. 1,150 more words

Women Only

Today is the Ancient Roman festival of Bona Dea. The name just means ‘good goddess’ and her real name was so secret that nobody knows what it was. 701 more words

Brilliant Women