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An Alternative to Shelf Life

I recently discovered a website and community called Book Crossing. It’s an organization that celebrates and promotes the distribution of book as opposed to keeping your books on a shelf at home. 477 more words

Journey

Young Adult Fiction: Where It All Started

Have you ever wondered what exactly “Young Adult” means? What age range is that? Is it 18-24? Or does it start earlier at 16? Or does the “Young Adult” apply to the protagonists of the novels? 786 more words

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"Lord, Teach Us to Pray." (Luke 11:1)

SINCERITY

ELECTOR OF SAINTS,

Blessed is the man whom thou choosest

and callest to thyself.

With thee is mercy, redemption, assurance,

forgiveness;

Thou hast lifted me, a prisoner, out of… 672 more words

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The Carrot

Often times when listening to our Hon. Premier, Dr. Rufus Ewing, and other ministers of government, discuss the economy, especially with respect to tourism industry related development, we hear them say that the wealth/money will trickle down to the masses. 187 more words

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Film Review: ‘Court’ Opens A Two-Hour Window Of Unadulterated Realism

Kasturi reviews the film Court on Youth ki Awaaz.

Chaitanya Tamhane’s first feature-length film ‘Court’ is not just an indictment of the functionings of the Indian judiciary. 300 more words

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Canadian War Veterans in Holland

How Canada’s war veterans of world war 2 perceive themselves in Holland. According to them: “The Dutch people remember us and are grateful for what we have done for them.” 152 more words

LIFE STORIES

Efficiency vs Entertainment

As the result was announced, a cacophony of boos greeted the announcer. Mayweather had won, but Pacquiao had truly captured the audience’s hearts.

As I covered the Pacquiao-Mayweather match yesterday, I soon learnt that most people were hugely in favour of Pacman. 515 more words

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