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Nono Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna

Nono Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna The Twenty-Third Day of September. The Night of the Moon.

Romæ sancti Lini, Papæ et Mártyris, qui, primus post beátum Petrum Apóstolum, Románum Ecclésiam gubernávit, et, martyrio coronátus, sepúltus est in Vaticáno, prope eúndem Apóstolum. 563 more words


Social Feudalism

When I was young and started thinking about politics the idea of Social Feudalism appealed to me. The basic premise is to take the  Middle Age system of regional Princes and Kings, such as Gwynedd or Powys, who extracted taxes from those who lived in their domains to live lives of culture and refinement in return for the rule of law and protection from raiders. 1,340 more words

UK Politics

The tradition of one Texas football team

Hereford High School has an elaborate tradition that involves flaming pitchforks, tents, and a real bull. The team’s mascot is the Hereford Whiteface, which is a type of cow with a white face. 6 more words


Geiko and Maiko

A maiko (舞妓) is an apprentice geiko (not exactly same as geisha) in Kyoto, western Japan. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen or the koto for visitors during feasts. 163 more words


The Christening

A Tale written after an old story idea by Wesley G Lyttle (1844-96)

There was a large turf fire blazing upon the broad, pleasant hearth of Matty Carr’s cottage, filling the entire house with its sweet, fragrant scents. 2,784 more words

Entretien avec Matthieu Gerault : "Un moment de rencontres hors du commun"

Study tour fantastique, très riche! Un moment de rencontres hors du commun.
Beaucoup de moments partagés entre nous au sein de la promo et de rencontres avec des Chinois. 73 more words

Buried Alive – Japanese Urban Legend of Human Sacrifice

Hitobashira (人柱 human pillar), is a Japanese tradition of human sacrifice, buried alive under or near large-scale buildings like dams, bridges, and castles, as a prayer to the gods so that the building is not destroyed. 11 more words