Monthly Archives: March 2015

Observing Sweden – 30 March 2015

Sweden’s feminist foreign minister has dared to tell the truth about Saudi Arabia. What happens now concerns us all. Margot Wallström’s principled stand deserves wide support. Betrayal seems more likely 28 March 2015 – Nick Cohen If the cries of … Continue reading

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Ganges Satori

There is so much beauty here my eyes cannot absorb nor tongue describe the Ganges at Benares mother calling to her sidlings chiding come along now get in step with Mother Ganges.

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Patty Smith Hill

Today is Patty Smith Hill’s birthday. Patty wrote “Happy Birthday To You” when she was a kindergarten teacher in Louisville, Kentucky. She was 25 when she wrote the lyrics, in 1893. It was originally meant as a welcome to start … Continue reading

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Kathmandu – 1974

Off Durbar Square – Kathmandu

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Kathmandu Now

Hashish & hard drugs in Kathmandu From: The Longest Way Home ~ January 7th, 2013. Published in: Travel Blog – Nepal. Take a walk in Thamel after dark and you’ll soon be approached by several people loudly whispering the words … Continue reading

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Step In Eden – Kathmandu 1974

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Amber’s Swedish History – Chapter 12

From Chapter 11 (For those of you who forgot where we were.) De la Gardie’s victory in Russia was short lived. He was forced out of Moscow when Poland stormed into Russia with their own candidate, Sigismund’s son, Vladislav. Vladislav … Continue reading

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