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jennifer-lyn-king's picture
Nov.11.2009
It’s been an exciting time to be in Europe, this November 2009. Velvet Revolution, Prague, 1989http://dulyconsider.blogspot.com/2008/02/considerable-sounds-music-that-matters.html Twenty years have now passed since the historic fall of the Berlin Wall. And on November 18, 1989, the Czech people...
balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda's picture
Nov.08.2009
            About the book The Depth of My Soul is my first book and it was published on January the 9th 2009. The idea behind the title ethnology is my depth to cover general circumstances that happen in our daily live. In the book, I also cover issues we sometimes...
balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda's picture
Nov.07.2009
When I was a child, I went through many horrible things. I was a victim of incest.  I was four, when my one of my aunts, Judith who’s also biological mother’s youngest sister had an intercourse with me several times. My biological mother, Catherine and her family were calling me names and they use...
amira-nagati's picture
Nov.04.2009
I stand stillA bird upon the window sillI try to passThrough this mysterious thing called glassI feel painI will go insaneHow come I see the skyThe geraniums and the butterflyThe child running along the breezeAnd the merry treesYet I cannot get out of this morbid roomWhere definite is my doomI keep...
thaisa-frank's picture
Oct.24.2009
In relation to the blog below, see the review of MEMORIES OF THE FUTURE in the NYTimes this Sunday.  http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/25/books/review/Schillinger-t.html?_r=1&ref=review  Another writer who blurred the lines between sleeping and waking, nightmare and reality. Deep down, this kind...
john-braun's picture
Oct.21.2009
I'm currently finishing a book called Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution by A.J. Langguth and I have to say, I've learned a lot about our founding fathers. This isn't the American Revolution we get in school, which goes something like this: There was a massacre in Boston called...
balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda's picture
Oct.12.2009
When our countries are at war, it’s important for us to give equal opportunities to our peoples to fight for our countries, regardless of them being gay, straight, Black, White, men, women etc. We are dealing with hard times and we cannot afford to waste our time of being suspicious of others...
jennifer-lyn-king's picture
Oct.02.2009
A surreal experience: driving Sunday evening from the West to the East.Since we hiked the Austrian Alps this past weekend, we drove back to Prague through Germany on Sunday. We passed through the flatlands around Munich to the rolling hills of hops fields in Eastern Germany, past the German rest...
dashka-slater's picture
Sep.22.2009
I was reading an interview with Rebecca Stead the other day in which she talked about why she had set her new novel, When You Reach Me, in 1979. “I wanted to show a world of kids with a great deal of autonomy,” she explains, “and I wasn’t sure that it would ring true in a modern New York setting...
farzana-versey's picture
Sep.17.2009
Want a fling? Visit Denmark. A three-minute long ad showed a young, blonde woman cradling a dark-skinned infant called August and saying he is the result of a brief tryst with a foreign tourist. There are several questions here: This was on Danish TV and apparently staged, so what prompted it? Is...