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“They say: sufferings are misfortunes,” said Pierre. ‘But if at once this minute, I was asked, would I remain what I was before I was taken prisoner, or go through it all again, I should say, for God’s sake let me rather be a prisoner and eat horseflesh again. 732 more words


The Times They Are A Changin'

1964 was a watershed year in the history of the United States.  The division between the status quo and the anti-establishment became more obvious.  The Vietnam War continued to heat up and became an even more contentious event at home and… 726 more words

Cultural Highlights

WAR AND PEACE: REVIEW | fivethreeninety

The final episode of the BBC’s epic production of War & Peace aired tonight, and what a start to 2016 television. Everything about it was nothing less than stunning, and honestly it’s hard to describe the level of brilliance without experiencing it so absolutely watch it – please please please. 993 more words

Reality kicks back in.

Is it really only a week since I was in Edinburgh. It feels a lifetime away. Reality certainly kicked back in this week after a weekend away and its been a tough one. 890 more words

Everyday Ramblings

War & Peace

So far I am in love with Russian classic literature.   I’ve only read a few books like Anna Karenina (my favorite), Crime & Punishment and… 72 more words

between hairdresser and dentist - shed, belfast

For at least 4 years now …. between my appointments with my hairdresser and dentist in Belfast, have I enjoyed lunch at the little welcoming restaurant Shed. 665 more words

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