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Monthly Acquisitons: April 2016

Any hopes of staying in budget within April were soon dashed when I had spent over 50 lari in the first three days. The final expenditure would amount to 155 lari and 5 tetri. 426 more words

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Pyramids of Ra (1991)

“Walk like an Egyptian…” –The Bangles

Pyramids of Ra was perfectly suited for the original Game Boy with its extremely basic graphics, great 8-bit music, and movement-focused challenges.

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Book Review: Matchbox by Ashapurna Debi

The title page of this new volume of selected stories by Ashapurna Debi carries this evocative credit: “Translated into a Bengali English by Prasenjit Gupta”. It’s a small homage both to the many sub-languages that we speak, write and think in, as well as to the oft-forgotten translator, whose burden it is to prove an author’s entire reputation to a foreign audience. 854 more words

Return to the matchbox

Day 26 of The Big Adventure, according to Sarah.

We awoke to our alarm and dragged our sleepy heads from our beds. Today we were flying from Krabi back up to Bangkok. 626 more words

My Matchbox...

Why does the brain perceives a subject as miniature if the background was blurred in a certain fashion like this one?

The truck is actually real, folks… It is not a matchbox.

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Monthly Acquistions March 2016

Quite a mix of vehicles this month.

March was yet another month where my nominative budget of 100 lari ($43) was brushed aside. The biggest single purchase was the… 315 more words

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