Monthly Archives: November 2014

Re-reading childhood books

Re-reading childhood books Gosh we have changed. By Jove and lashings of ginger beer. I have just been reading an article in the Guardian about re-reading the books of childhood. For those of you out there approaching or exceeding my … Continue reading

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Hammocks and other lovely things.

Hammocks and other lovely things. As I was sitting in my hammock enjoying my lunch… That`s a lovely line, isn`t it? I think it is worthy of being repeated. “As I was sitting in my hammock” earlier, I was just … Continue reading

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Black Consciousness Day – 20th November – Brazil

Zumbi, the heroic figure of Black Consciousness Day – 2oth November – Brazil Today, 20th November, is a public holiday in Rio state and in some other parts of Brazil. It is now called “Black Consciousness Day” and is particularly … Continue reading

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