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The Frälse Nobility

I came across the now archaic Swedish term for the Nobility – Frälse (Finnish: Rälssi) recently.  I was intrigued by its meaning, enough to look at my own family tree, whose estates are described as ‘ 2,843 more words


"You must be rich to study in Hong Kong"...

Well, this is another opinion piece about Chinese people I have met during my stay in Hong Kong (disclaimer, *the ones I have met, I am not generalising at all). 452 more words

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Grace; The Combination of Strength and Beauty

One might ask why Grace, and considering the question and possible explanation, factors, and an entire gambit of possibilities that might arise, if an answer need to be given, better to just give the truth as remembered in stated memory; regardless of the who’s and why’s, but better to delve on the endless possibilities that such a name grants? 705 more words


Decisions of the Third Session of the Council in 2017

The Third Session of the Council in the Administrative Year 2017 lasted from 12 March to 11 April 2017.

There were no decisions.

We received the Sôgmô plan for limited nobility. 15 more words