Fighting

16 Jun 19
Ironside Medieval Combat

Now that instructors Janeal and Nicholas have developed a foundational understanding of Stockton Multi Style Escrima we worked on modifications. There are a lot of resources for Longsword with well developed curriculums and teaching methods. There isn’t nearly as much resources for learning and mastering sword and shield. Escrima has a unique history. It is […]

16 Jun 19
Lakbay ng Lakan

At the heart of E. Rodriguez Sr. Boulevard (E. Rod for short) sits the National Cathedral of St. Mary and St. John, a modest modernist styled church of the Episcopal Church of the Philippines. Completed in 1961, the history of the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. John runs with the establishment of the Philippine […]

16 Jun 19
TOO LONELY TO MAKE SENSE - AGELESS POETRY

POLITICS It is sure that you don’t understand why anyone would want to kill me. Well I tell you there is a thing as knowing to much and fear amongst the idle rich like Vice-Chancellor Breakwell/Kobus (who got her security clearance from Jan Viroslav, Head of MI5 and Chair of the Bath Tory Party and […]

16 Jun 19
nomthagray

Ultimately – it’s about pain Not always in a bad way, though. The sad, dull pain of absence I had felt for the years I was prevented from seeing my Dad was eclipsed last year by the joyous pain of being able to spend so much time with him as a carer and to ensure […]

16 Jun 19
Gray Crawford

Sagittarius Full Moon The Full Moon in Sagittarius on June 17, 2019 illuminates the intersection between our beliefs and ideals with the reality of our current experience. It’s a perfect time to take a contemplative look at oneself and one’s behavior in the world to note however we can make changes to be more aligned […]

16 Jun 19
InnovatorX

With games such as The Outer Worlds, Cyberpunk 2077, Doom Eternal, and the briefly spotted new Halo and Gears of War entries, E3 2019 tipped the scales towards dystopian sci-fi over fantasy or modern military games. Maybe it’s because these games seem hardly more than small leaps from today. Or maybe because gritty neon hackerspeak…

16 Jun 19
thank-you

Author Mark Brown For most people, Carlos was a horrible student. Noted “F” and at the principal’s office every day for a variety of disciplinary reasons. I knew his mother better than mine. That said, I liked Carlos a lot. He was honest and straightforward about his problems at home (decomposed family, gang related, drugs, […]

16 Jun 19
Pages and Coffee Cups

With the current wave of YA lit, Genie’s character – the sarcastic, smartass, driven one — is the kind that I get to frequently read in the books these days, but as a guy. So imagine how groundbreaking it is for me to, finally, have it be a girl standing on that pedestal, and not just any girl — but an ASIAN GIRL.

16 Jun 19
Words with Ken

This photo showed up in my memories the other day. And I just looked at it and thought about what was going on 3 years ago when I first took this picture. How my life was. How I was. What friends I had, and so much more. 3 years ago, I was an entirely different […]

16 Jun 19
1sojournal

  This is MacArthur, my dog from many years ago. I got him when he was about seven weeks old. Found him in a newspaper ad. He was one of four in a litter of pups. He was a tri-colored collie. I chose him because his sisters were all normal collie color. He was different […]

16 Jun 19
The Frontier Post

KABUL (1TVNews): Afghans don’t want peace at any cost, First Lady Rula Ghani said on Sunday. Speaking at Peace and Reconciliation Summit in Kabul, Rula said that the existing system of governance and the Constitution cannot be traded away in peace process. She also noted Afghans want sustainable peace not one that is short-lived. Meanwhile, […]

16 Jun 19
Weapons and Warfare

Landing at Callantsoog by Dirk Langendijk A Waste of Blood and Treasure: The 1799 Anglo-Russian Invasion of the Netherlands With the Netherlands overrun by French Republican forces, the British and Russian governments sent an allied army of 48,000 men under the Duke of York to liberate the country and restore the House of Orange. The […]

16 Jun 19
ashwathy's blog

To everyone who’s reading this now, I hope you’ve wished your father on his special day. For me? it’s been 5 years since I’ve lost him to god. But yes, i do wish him in my heart and also make also stupid wish of him coming back to me. I’ve always wanted to write a […]