So today, we start the last week we have with Bubbles… I woke up this morning and as I have with many weeks now, said, “Good morning Bubbles”. But rather than just saying “let’s have a good day today”, I had another chat with him… Bubbles, please believe mummy when I say we love you […]
The Dancing Bears of India are a small species of bears commonly known as “Sloth Bears”. They are native to the Indian subcontinent and have long, shaggy dark fur with shades of brown or black. The fur around their neck looks like a mane and males can grow up to 6 feet in length and […]
Some of my favorite female authors that I wanted to share during this women’s history month.
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Maryland Day On March 25, 1634, the first group of settlers landed in what is now southern Maryland, an event commemorated each year on Maryland Day. The land was chartered by King Charles I of England to Cecil Calvert, the second Lord Baltimore. Named for the king’s wife, Queen Henrietta Maria, Maryland was the first proprietary colony […]
I know people like it when everything “works out” But my sister works out all the time And trust me when I say she’s not “everything” A friendship bracelet Made by me, for me I loved it, and wore it, always The same way it wore me I thought nothing of unworthiness Because why should […]
He Nuo tried to find a chance to speak to Shi yan for the past three afternoons, but he had always failed because of Shi Yan’s cold indifference towards him. He eventually understood that Shi Yan wasn’t going to pay attention to him anymore. He Nuo was extremely upset; Shi Yan had been a really […]
ColourPop is a cosmetics brand based in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 2014 by siblings Laura and John Nelson. It’s not as big as other brands such as Sephora or Fenty Beauty, but it is steadily making itself known to not just Californians but those outside the country, thanks to social media marketing. […]
The current culture of cruelty is both a symptom of the war on democracy and a mirror that reveals the collapse of the United States into the abyss of fascism.
It is not unknown that the fashion industry is one of the leading causes of global warming. In fact many people know but our materialistic and capitalist society manages to trick our brain into forgetting these things and impulse buying instead. Major fast fashion companies use various marketing techniques to trick the consumer into buying […]
The thing about compilation series like Netflix’s new Love, Death + Robots is that they are a mixed bag by their very nature. Like its most apparent inspirations, 1981’s Heavy Metal and 1990’s Robot Carnival, Love, Death + Robots is compilation based around a theme, with each segment featuring a new creative team, setting, and characters. The good news […]
Who now remembers the classic 1956 sci-fi movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers? In it, alien spores drop to earth in… yes, California (undoubtedly not too far from the Mexican border)… and develop into seed pods that can replicate and then take over any nearby sleeping human being. What a nightmarish film. It certainly scared […]
Borders are cruel. I know this because I’ve been studying the U.S.-Mexico border for more than 40 years. It features prominently in two of my books, written in different decades. It keeps pulling me back. Every time I cross that border, I say to myself that this is no big deal — I’m used to […]
On Sunday morning 10 February, I arranged to meet a new Thai friend called Noi – well, that’s what she advised me to call her until I’d familiarised my vocal cords with the pronunciation of her proper name – at the Artisan Cafe. We chatted cheerfully over our lattes, and then she asked if there […]
[tempo-video id=”6009336093001″ account_id=”219646971″ autoplay=true] Ahead of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, here’s a refresher of everything you need to know from season 3. (Check out our guides for seasons 1-2 and 4-7 and our list of essential episodes down below.) Episode 1: “Valar Dohaeris” Writers: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Director: […]