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Pena Palace

Its been a while … crocodile 😛 So I’m doing another architectural post on the stunning Pena palace. This is situated on the very top of a hill named, Sintra mountains. I read a little into this & the building first came into being in the middle ages (This lasted from the 5th to 15th century).…… Continue reading Pena Palace

Politics

Naya Pakistan

Phewww blimey what is going awnnn. In all honesty the country’s gone politics crazy haven’t they. You enter a store, overhear someone say “bas hamari vote to Pti” then meeting up with some aunties & hear one exclaim “hum hai sher,SHER”. Someone else stating they will always vote PPP & so forth, etc etc. So,…… Continue reading Naya Pakistan

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Sylvia Plath – You’re

Clownlike, happiest on your hands, Feet to the stars, and moon-skulled, Gilled like a fish. A common-sense Thumbs-down on the dodo’s mode. Wrapped up in yourself like a spool, Trawling your dark as owls do. Mute as a turnip from the Fourth Of July to All Fools’ Day, O high-riser, my little loaf. Vague as…… Continue reading Sylvia Plath – You’re

Movies/Dramas

Mathilde

There was a relationship that all in Russia knew of before Nicholas became the last Tsar. A controversial story of a Crown Prince & a Prima ballerina. Was this a platonic love? Or more? How did it begin & finish. This is the movie that explains it all. Mathilde was Prima ballerina of the Imperial…… Continue reading Mathilde

Books

The Romanovs – Simon Sebag Montefiore

Apart from my obsession regarding the history of the Tudors, their succession to the throne up untill the six wives of henry VIII, there is another era of history that I take immense interest in – which is about The Romanovs. Now in particular there is one Romanov family that I’m absolutely in love with. They…… Continue reading The Romanovs – Simon Sebag Montefiore

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Gerrit Achterberg

I’ll post the original along with the translated version. I adore this poem as it’s a metaphor for life. Each & every line is ambiguous isn’t it. There’s many interpretations and its open to a lot of views. I feel that this is when life comes to an end. The word “Death” depicts that. Words…… Continue reading Gerrit Achterberg

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World Cup 2018 – Spain V Portugal

So this is one of those times that we football fans look forward to. The world cup! It started off pretty dull though didn’t it. I mean Russia, then we had Egypt. Well done Iran though bless you. Then Uruguay – what was wrong with Suarez. And not to mention Lionel Messi missed… let me…… Continue reading World Cup 2018 – Spain V Portugal