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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

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Hakka Architecture

I was recently looking up different styles of architecture when I came across the Hakka style. Hakka architecture is one that was used by the Hakka Han – who were Chinese living mainly in areas such as  Fujian, Jiangxi, Guangxi, Sichuan, Hunan etc.. Hakka is literally translated into – “guest families”. So unlike other countries or…… Continue reading Hakka Architecture

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Wounds – Poem by Yevgeny Yevtushenko

I have been wounded so often and so painfully, dragging my way home at the merest crawl, impaled not only by malicious tongues- one can be wounded even by a petal. And I myself have wounded-quite unwittingly- with casual tenderness while passing by, and later someone felt the pain, it was like walking barefoot over…… Continue reading Wounds – Poem by Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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Ivan Aivazovsky

Ivan Aivazovsky was born on 29 July 1817. Renowned as a Russian painter – one of the finest master of marine art. Marine art is basically paintings, drawings sculptures etc which are derived from inspirations & ideas related to the sea. Now Aivazovsky was born at the Black sea port, could this be why he was…… Continue reading Ivan Aivazovsky

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The Best – by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When head and heart are busy, say, What better can be found? Who neither loves nor goes astray, Were better under ground. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Is there really any need for an explanation? Goethe states that to be in love, what better thing than that. Ending with, when one is not in love they…… Continue reading The Best – by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Stratford-upon-Avon

When I think of Stratford upon Avon I recall many beautiful memories. Now this is not only a stunning  market town in Warwickshire, It’s also known to be the birthplace of one of the most famous poets William Shakespeare. What so unique about this town is the ever so.. whats’ the word .. cosy. That’s the…… Continue reading Stratford-upon-Avon