Kipling

22 Apr 19
The CMC Pulpit

GO HOME!! Please will you join me in closing your eyes and travelling, in your imagination, to the foot of the Cross on the hill called Golgotha outside Jerusalem. Throughout the service so far we have read what happened here. Allow your mind to travel across the scene and the events we have read. I […]

22 Apr 19
Pallet & Plate

The baked goods play a crucial role in Helen Oyeyemi’s new novel of the same name — and in countless narratives across history Helen Oyeyemi baked, and ate, a lot of gingerbread while writing her sixth novel, Gingerbread. There was the chewy, dense Yorkshire Parkin, often consumed during Guy Fawkes celebrations, and a crispy, crumbly […]

22 Apr 19
The Diary of a Country Bumpkin

I was prompted to write this today following a comment from Chris Hall https://lunasonline.wordpress.com/ about my post Goodbye Christopher Robin https://lordjoewells.wordpress.com/2019/03/25/goodbye-christopher-robin/ and the mention of the film on the subject. This led into the mention of the film My boy Jack which I can also recommend as very well worth watching. My Boy Jack is […]

22 Apr 19
RahulMate

“For a long time – and this particular time with greater force than usual – summer has been a season that gives me a sense of emptiness and absence, and takes me back to the past.” By Patrick Modiano Patric Modiano is chosen for Nobel award 2014 for Literature. Patrick Modiano has been the most […]

22 Apr 19
Andrea Daily & Weekly - Andrea Daley Worldview

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/apr/16/yuma-arizona-declares-state-emergency-over-surge-m/ Yuma, a city on the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, declared a state of emergency Tuesday, saying it cannot handle the crush of illegal immigrants the government is being forced to release onto its streets. Mayor Douglas Nicholls said the migrants are being released by the Border Patrol into his community faster than they can […]

22 Apr 19
Miracles for Amanda Grow

I sat in a waiting room at the hospital a few months ago watching the screen saver on the doctor’s computer flash through slides of inspirational quotes. One slide had a picture of an emerging tulip with the words: “No winter ever lasts forever. No spring ever skips its turn.” I clung onto the thought […]

22 Apr 19
snehaprakashthakur

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou In last few years there is a boom in social media sharing. We are so much attached to sharing our life on social media that sometimes we forget where to stop. […]

22 Apr 19
Ponyard Kipling's Amazing Animal Annals of the Atomic Age

“What Ass took my parking space?” Stoat shouted. Donkey put his head on his desk. Would this guy never leave him alone?

21 Apr 19
trips & tricks

By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline 08:16 BST 19 Apr 2019, updated 08:47 BST 19 Apr 2019 What kind of scenery could a cruise holiday adventure reward you with?   Well, the epic kind. As we reveal here with these stunning images of cruise ships in amazing places. If you’re looking for a splash of sunshine, there are […]

21 Apr 19
Dustedoff

There’s a good reason why I’m reviewing this film today. Ideally, I should have reviewed it last week, on the hundredth anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, but since I didn’t want to publish two posts on consecutive days, I decided I’d let this wait for a week. What connection is there between Elephant Boy […]

21 Apr 19
Vridar

A recent Haaretz article discusses controversy over a special issue of the Israel Studies journal that criticizes terms such as occupation and genocide used to refer to Israel vis à vis the Palestinians, as well as references to the Israel Lobby and claims that criticism of Zionism is not to be equated with anti-Semitism: Maltz, […]

21 Apr 19
UPHINDIA

The archived documents are displayed to mark the massacre’s centenary year and the practice will continue in coming days as well. Lahore: For the first time in its history, Pakistan has put on display rare documents of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre to mark its 100th anniversary. The six-day exhibition showcasing about 70 historical documents related to […]

21 Apr 19
thedotperspective

Thanks for joining me here! I keep six honest serving-men They taught me all I knew; Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who. I send them over land and sea, I send them east and west; But after they have worked for me, I give them all a […]