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From our Archives:
Irene damage
Hurricane Irene Hits Miami
Sam North
What kind of people would wait for a bus in a Hurricane?
In the Shadow of Never Mountain
Matt Norcini

The church bells echoed through the quiet town streets of Berat, Albania. It was 6pm, and it was time for giro, “total town promenade”...
Cado - Bretagne
Keith Perkins

Dawn has broken and I lie recumbent as a nascent dawn softly bathes our bedroom in a grey light. A distant rooster crows.
Spiritual Nepal on two wheels
Junesh Twana

It was ready to leave the dust, noise and disambiguated traffic of Kathmandu behind for seven days.

Observations at Sea Once Again   
Martin Green

One of the first things we noticed was that there were a lot of kids on board ...

Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel & The New Age of Celebrity Politics
James Campion

The political and commercial morals of the United States are not merely food for laughter, they are an entire banquet. – Mark Twain
The Hillary Delusion
James Campion

Loser’s Lament – A Commentary
Clinton, like Trump, the two most vilified and unpopular people to actually gain major party support, are one in the same to the people who defend them; they are symbols. And no matter what layers of nonsense you apply to their failures it will never end ...
Premonition - Spain
James Skinner

For more than a couple of years, and because of the attacks in other parts of Europe, the terrorist threat level was raised to 4, short of a full scale level 5.
The Stinking Gap Between Politics & People
Odimegwu Onwumere

I was young when the military took over the political affairs in Nigeria on 1983, lasting till 1998. Killing of civilians and hounding of activists that were opposed to the whims and caprices of the military, were the first impression that I had about politics ...

The Rise of College Identity Theft
Justin Lavelle

As a college student, you might not think anyone wants to steal your identity. You have no money or credit so identity thieves must not be interested in you…right? Think again.
Give Me A Break
Walli F. Leff

Here’s me gasping for air in this Trump-Nazi-KKK-white supremacist-climate-change-denying-would-be Mexican-wall-building- Muslim-hating democracy across the Atlantic. I got sucker-punched by the fake election and haven’t been able to breathe properly for a good, long time now.
How to fall in love with Barcelona in 4 days - Jeremy Raynolds
Haven't decided where to go on holidays yet? Travel to Spain!
Radical Caucasian Terrorism
James Campion

a “peaceful Nazi” exists in the same mystic Trumpian netherworld as the wall Mexico is paying for ...
Two Decades - One Space
James Campion 

How The Hell Did This Happen?  
He told me not to worry about petty things like censorship or decorum and to write “whatever the hell you like” ...

REVIEWS Film & Books
Dawid - A portrait of a marriage
Abigail George

‘You don’t touch me anymore, Dawid. We’re living a lie. Our whole marriage is based on a lie. That we still desire each other.’

Anniversary Cruise
Martin Green

Arnold and Ellen had been married for 48 years.  In that time, he’d learned that women spent half of their time in the bathroom... 

Lacy Lalonde

She decided to make a cup of tea before she hung herself, as if it was any other day. She wanted to think it through, make sure she was making the right decision.

Making Love on an Island in a Wine Dark Sea
-Larry Clinton Thompson
During her business travels, Maggie had several sexual encounters. They were hurried and self-conscious and with married men as nervous as she was.
Tomas D
The Repercussions of Tomas D

Extract: The Imperial Culture Museum - The Making of a hero

Crafting the YA Novel
Sam Hawksmoor

A journey's end for the Master's students
at Lincoln Uni ...

Oddest Book of the Month:
The Susan Effect by Peter Hoeg
A novel about empathy that entirely creates the opposite effect on a reader. Stick with Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow and remember a writer at the height of his powers...

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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