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Great War anniversary conjures old ghosts in Italy

On 24 May 1915 Italy entered World War I. It won the war, so it is supposed to be celebrating; however the tone was not only understandably subdued, but also veined by controversies. 154 more words

Italy

This Sad Kid Has To Smash His Game Consoles As Punishment For Bad Grades

Anyone with children will certainly tell you that kids are becoming increasingly difficult to reach these days. Because of this, frustrated parents are having to come up with harsher punishments to get through to them. 184 more words

Web Culture

Magnanimity

Sometimes I read a post from another blog and it sparks a memory and I write a post in return. Today I just want to re post one I wrote a while back before most of you didn’t know me. 281 more words

The Destroyed Princess

I had seen her calm, ALWAYS…

She stood straight out of bed, looking torn out. The room looked dark, with dried twigs and cramped feathers here and there. 770 more words

Fiction

Huguenot Summer | Spitalfields Life

Originally posted on Spitalfields Life

The wooden spools that you see hanging in the streets of Spitalfields indicate houses where Huguenots once resided. These symbols were put there in 1985, commemorating the tercentenary of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes which brought the Huguenots to London and introduced the word ‘refugee’ into the English language.  206 more words

United Kingdom

A Letter To Bryan

You were a just a young boy, all of 10 years old when I met you.  I bonded with you almost immediately for you had an “old sole” and not as hyper as your younger sibling.   960 more words

Motherhood