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sal-glynn's picture
Jan.24.2014
(NOTE: All around the world everywhere I go/No one understands me no one knows/What I’m trying to say/Even in my hometown/My friends make me write it down/They look at me when I talk to them/And they shrug their shoulders/They go what’s he talking about/But you, you speak my language)  ...
suellen-ocean's picture
Jun.15.2012
If your Dutch, Portuguese or English ancestor took a native of Banten (today's Indonesia) as a spouse and that native was of the former Islamic Banten Kingdom, it means you have an ancient Indonesian Islamic ancestor. What genealogist wouldn't love that information? We can spend years uncovering...
sam-barry's picture
Mar.21.2012
Currently I am Misool Eco-Resort on an island in far Eastern Indonesia, one of the most beautiful places in the world. I don’t say this to brag. I say it because Misool Eco-Resort represents the best of humankind striving to find the proper balance between the natural world and— Oh, who am I...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Dec.09.2010
There are many theories as to why Scandinavian crime writers prosper in the bestseller lists. But I know why it is. Ikea.  I just bought a new set of Ikea shelves for my office. I’ll get into exactly how that has altered the configuration of my workspace, but at this point let me just note that it...
mark-ulyseas's picture
Jan.31.2010
“I am the mother that gives birth, nurtures and buries its young. I am eternal. The folds of my sarong are the emerald rice fields. I suckle the sad, nourish the hungry, embrace lonely souls searching for love, bless those who worship me and protect all who live within me. I am adorned with...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Aug.14.2009
It's always a thrill for me to receive the covers of my forthcoming novels from my UK publisher Atlantic Books. They have a series feel in that there's a continuity to the design. Each one seems to get better. Here's the cover of THE FOURTH ASSASSIN, which will be published next February. I...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
May.31.2009
I’ve been extraordinarily impressed with the job my Indonesian publisher is doing with my Palestinian crime novels. It also turns out I have something in common with a popular former President of Indonesia. My editor at Dioma Publishing in Malang, Indonesia, Herman Kosasih filled me in on a couple...
kate-sherrod's picture
Feb.03.2009
Wot larks! I'm having more retroactive eureka moments inspired by my reading of Niall Ferguson's The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World.  Once again, they have very, very little to do with money or financial history, but they're still amusing and somewhat edifying. This may become a...