At 2:30am on Tuesday morning, before my flight out to Panama, I launched my most ambitious crowd-funding campaign to date. I crowd-fund once a year to help me reach goals for certain projects that I cannot financially support with my own funding. 257 more words
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It took quite a while for the euphoria of carpet buying to die down but, if anything was to top it, it was Ephesus.
Anyone interested in the site will find all they need to know on Wikipedia, so no long-winded descriptions here, you will be pleased to know. 621 more words
A few days ago, The Hindu carried a news article about National Career Services portal launched by the Prime Minister which listed manual scavenging as a career option. 852 more words
Jervaux Abbey, now one of the largest privately-owned monastic sites in England, was a Cistercian monastery founded in the late twelfth century. Its impressive amenities include a separate meat kitchen and refectory for feast days (part of a papal ordinance dating back to the fourteenth century), a greater and a lesser cloister, a warming house for cold monks, a church, an enormous infirmary, an impressive latrine system, and a chapter house where administrative functions were carried out and errant monks punished. 244 more words