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by Nona Blyth Cloud

Anonymous is an Afghan woman.

I write blogs for different groups, and sometimes research for one turns into material for another. In this case, a news story found for a “War on Women” diary: 732 more words


Landays by Afghan Women

The Landay is a twenty-two syllable two line poem – in Pashto, Landai means ‘short, poisonous snake’ and these short bursts of poetry certain reflect the definition. 382 more words

Book Review: I am the Beggar of the World

The beautiful translations of the landays in this collection allow Western readers to share the secret, crafty, sly, witty, subversive utterings of Afghani women, and to relish their vitality and vivacity. 241 more words


Guest Post from Trenditionist: An Afternoon at the St-Feuillien Brewery

This post comes from the amazing Seamus Murphy from the blog Trenditionist.  Seamus has me drooling on this one.  I have to agree along with Cantillon, St-Feuillien is on my must visit if I can ever make it to Belgium.  863 more words

Craft Beer

A word of truth - Seamus Murphy - Stonemason - Ireland

Irish stonemason, Seamus Murphy: from the preface to his book “Stone mad”  – true for artists and anyone who has ever had new years resolutions… 12 more words

Random Thoughts And Daily Musings

The Onion Seller

The Onion Seller ~ Bronze
Sculptor ~ Séamus Murphy (1907-1975)

This is a monument to the women dealers in the Coal Quay, Cork City Open Market. 48 more words