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* We are now in Archive Mode - Thank you for reading us. 19 years and 7500 articles in this archive.
Explore and marvel at life changes since the turn of this century.

Buona Pasqua!
Leah Depue

Before taking the tiny, jam-packed bus from Sorrento to Positano, passengers should consider writing a will before boarding. My four day adventure around the Sorrento area included some of Italy’s most beautiful cities.

Last Call for Mercy
Michael Britton

Hsuen frightens me. I guess it is the way she takes care of the rat problem in the Step Down Guesthouse in Kuala Lumpur.

Travels in Cuba - a cloak and dagger affair
Ruby Weldon

We wanted to see some Cuban countryside, so we decided to take a bus from Havana to Santa Clara, a trip of around 6 hours – give or take. We'd been strongly advised to buy our tickets in advance. 
UAE becomes hub attraction for international film-making
Marwan Asmar

The UAE is becoming a prime location for top international movies. Today, it stands as the third global center for film-making after Hollywood and Bollywood.

Time for Atlas to Shrug
James Campion
Federal Government’s Attack on American Progress, Technology, Ingenuity & Creativity - This ten-thousand dollar cap on state and local tax deductions, is in effect a discriminatory double-tax on the most important regions of the United States
Tabarnia - Spain
James Skinner
Suffice to say that everything has changed for nothing to change - the whole Catalan political scenario has been turned on its head once again ...

Remembering Hotels, Good and Bad
Walli F. Leff

Once I had an exceptional experience in a hotel: I slept on an absolutely perfect mattress. I know that now you expect me to tell you where that mattress was. I would if I could, but, for the life of me, I just can’t remember.
The Unemerging Writer
Karl MacDermott

I decided to make the appointment with Julie the prospective literary agent in the seated area of the Maxol service station near Balgaddy. She wondered why I wanted to meet in such an unlikely place. I told her I lived near-by. That was a lie.

In Praise of Encounters
Poetry/Paintings & A Slice of Dan Bern’s Life - James Campion
The book is a series of poems about Dan’s “encounters” with the famous, talented, and inspirational, each adorned with an original Bern painting of its subject.
Mis-Adventures in Technoland
Martin Green
Observations on This & That
When things break down - the age of gadget fatigue
The Male Necktie
James Morford
While struggling mightily to master an unknown knot, every boy has questioned the purpose behind that piece of cloth society decrees he loops around his neck and drapes down his chest. Grown men are puzzled as well.

Life in Fashion Hell
Dean Borok on Fashion Show Mayhem

If the world had evolved differently, I would have been at the top of my industry, with a beautiful Manhattan condo and a luxury automobile. Instead, I am stuck in a circle of hell.

Girl with Cat (Blue)
GIRL with CAT (Blue)

by Sam Hawksmoor
(First Chapters)
There was no warning this time.  The enemy bomber swept in from the east, spilling its deadly guts onto the street market. Saska was running, heart in mouth, a hundred paces from the nearest underground shelter. Cat, her precious Blue Lynx was ahead of her, ears back, sick with panic... 
The Crow

Martin Green

Caw.  Caw.  Caw. Arnold was jolted out of his doze.  A crow in his back yard? 
Pileated Woodpecker & Sword Fern
Kirie C. Pedersen

“Even if I met someone, second marriages have a sixty percent failure rate.”

Water Never Forgets
Abigail George

That September I poisoned my body with food and my moods but understand this. It was my road, my map, my difficult choice, my path to experience, my journey. Speak thy name the plate seemed to say or forever hold your peace.

Jumanji: Lights up Cinemas across the Nation - Nwaorgu Faustinus
the new Jumanji movie turns things around as its characters are made to go to the jungle
2020 World of War
Paul Cornish & Kingsley Donaldson
Published by Hodder and Stoughton -
Sam Hawksmoor
'Essential reading for troubled times'
The Water Knife by Paulo Bacigalupi
Orbit Books
Sam Hawksmoor review

Brilliant, frighteningly real scenario for the doomed 'Sunshine' States. A Chinatown for this generation and something all climate change deniers should read
Ship Breaker
by Paolo Bacigalupi (YA Fiction)
'A brilliant thrilling insight into
America's Post-Oil Future'
Sam Hawksmoor review

Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em and little fleas have lesser fleas ...ad infinitum - Augustus de Morgan
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