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"Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart." Mahatma Gandhi

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|Carrying the Fire

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|Season’s Greetings (2020)

|Season’s Greetings (2020)

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Peaceful (COVID free) New Year Christmas 2020 I think it goes without saying that we are all glad that this year is finishing and there is some light towards the end of the tunnel. Especially, when we as a family have beaten...

|Breaking the COVID bread

|Breaking the COVID bread

There were some upsides to the whole lockdown and pandemic. For instance, the enclave I live in was triggered to start a WhatsApp group. Something we should have done years ago but it took the 'house arrest' we were under to initiate it. This simple act has...

|Apologetic Integration

|Apologetic Integration

It is rather a disenchanting moment when the doctrine your parents subscribed to and expounded to you was not the armour you thought it was.It is a lie when people say 'children do not see colour' in reference to a person's skin tone. They do. It is just that they...

|Season’s Greetings (2019)

|Season’s Greetings (2019)

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Peaceful New Year Christmas 2019  This year's Christmas card was made up of photographs taken at Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland and Adobe Stock. The visit to the park was for Kitty's Birthday but sadly she couldn't attend due to a...

|Memo to David and the Cabinet

|Memo to David and the Cabinet

Can we address the issues now facing us? Can you put your own self-promotion aside?Dear elected politicians of any sort, please can we address the issues now facing us? Can you put your own self-promotion aside? For those of you who are career politicians and have no...

|50 Facts About Shakespeare

|50 Facts About Shakespeare

The No Sweat Shakespeare website is a labor of love from London-based father and son Shakespeare enthusiasts John and Warren King.To commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare we wanted to put together some interesting facts about him, however whilst researching...

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