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What is a 'dotard' anyway? What Kim Jong Un meant when he insulted Donald Trump

In the latest war of words between the United States and North Korea, Kim Jong Un did not pull any punches.

But he may have pulled out an old dictionary. 728 more words


Nine lives of Cat: Reality or Myth

Talking with someone about our own death and seven reincarnations before moksha (according to Hindu religion) made my mind drift to nine lives of cat. Wondering who made the claim that cats have nine lives I googled it. 388 more words

Reading Shakespeare: Macbeth Act 5

Scene 1

Summary:  Back at Inverness Castle a Doctor and a Lady attendant watch Lady Macbeth sleepwalk, an act she has been performing nightly since her husband has been out in the field.  1,084 more words


Three Line Tales : The rest is silence*

photo by Ben White via Unsplash

Watching my small son sing was the best – he’d inhale so deeply, the force of his own breath would make him stand on tiptoe, gradually sinking to the ground as he sang, like a deflating balloon. 129 more words

Friday Face-Off - 22nd September 2017

Friday Face-Off is an idea originally thought up by Books By Proxy which I stole from the fantastic The Tattooed Book Geek. The idea originally was to compare UK and US covers based on an assigned theme each week and choose the winning cover. 155 more words

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The Paradox of Mass Hypnosis

These are not pathetic clowns with great sad eyes or little dawdling duck-like movements, working up a lather of emotion for the whole dichotomy of a clown’s existence, ever ready to shoot upwards into bathos.

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Shakespeare on Saskatchewan confident in raising $3M for upgrade

Any concern that redevelopment of the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan site will cost taxpayers substantially is much ado about nothing, the festival’s artistic producer says. 395 more words

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