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'Juliet the Moon'

May and June are proving to be busy months this year! Last week, I took part in a very exciting project, premiering works by two RNCM composers, Philippos Rousiamanis and Deane Smith, alongside an ensemble of singers and cellists. 333 more words


Amendment to the Food and Drink ban introduced in March

In March we introduced a ban on all Food and Drink in the Reading Room.

We have now relaxed the ban on drinks. You can now bring in drinks to the Reading Room, but only ones with lids. 88 more words

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[VIDEO] Hao Jingfang on Folding Beijing, Science Fiction, Interactive Literature and the Next Generation

Last year, Chinese author Hao Jingfang received the Hugo Award for her short story, Folding Beijing. She recently appeared in Hong Kong with four up and coming Chinese science fiction writers, and sat down to discuss the new generation of Chinese science fiction, and her push to re-write the history of the Han dynasty with a high-tech interactive take on the Choose Your Own Adventure novel style.


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The Dhammapada

“There is the perfume of sandalwood, of rose-bay, of the blue lotus and jasmine; but far above the perfume of those flowers the perfume of virtue is supreme.” 1,489 more words


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Real Magic – Creating Miracles in Everyday Life – Wayne Dyer

“As I look back at the entire tapestry of my life I can see from the perspective of the present moment that every aspect of my life was necessary and perfect. 1,441 more words


Social Media Meltdown… a quote is a quote, is a quote, is a quote

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I liked this quote by one of my favorite bloggers, Jennifer Blanchard. 46 more words

Phòng đọc: Vũ trụ tăng tốc và giả tinh thể

Lần này chương trình của Phòng đọc hơi nặng, do hai giải Nobel về Vật lý và Hóa học đều về những vấn đề hay. Tôi chọn cho mỗi giải Nobel 2 bài báo, một bài ở mức hơi kỹ thuật một chút, một bài ở mức rất phổ thông, để chúng ta cùng đọc. 424 more words