“She has reached that age,” her grandfather said to her mother one day. “If you do not have it done you will bring shame onto our family name.” ”Amadi and I agreed that we would not carry on that tradition; it is barbaric,” her mother replied. Then her grandfather began to shout, and Asya knew that he would carry on for a long time.
Archives for July 2013
The flat, usually cold, capital of Saskatchewan is well know for its potash, canola and as the home of the RCMP training centre. The province is the world’s number one producer of lentils, chickpeas and mustard. But we were blown away by Regina’s fine accommodation, the thriving downtown, the extensive park system, the genuine friendliness of the people and, most of all, by the quality of the cuisine.
While awaiting your cruise from Vancouver at the opulent Fairmont Waterfront, you can start your sightseeing early with a complimentary bike ride along the scenic sea wall and the amazing Stanley Park.
A humid air mass settled across southern and eastern Canada in the last few weeks, yet people continue to leave pets and children unattended in cars.
This poem speaks to the need for artists to work, and at what cost some pay. It addresses those who use the dreams of art to manipulate and in some cases ruin the purpose of art.
In these times of economic and environmental uncertainty, it is everybody’s duty to try to minimise waste. Here is an easy and effective way to begin.
A Life As A Human Interview: Vatsalya is an NGO, situated in Jaipur, India, which provides residential care to children in need of protection, education, nutrition and health. The needs of these disadvantaged children are served by a group of passionate and devoted people. Vatsalya strives to advance the progress of Indian society by bringing out the potential of a disadvantaged and vulnerable population of children and women.
Located roughly 300 km from the East African coast, the Spanish island of Tenerife is the largest of the Canary group of islands.
What you tell yourself is the most powerful thing in the world. If you believe it, it doesn’t even matter if it’s really true. Average, ordinary people overcome incredible odds every day because they believe they can. Exceptionally gifted people sputter and fail because they believe they can’t. It’s weird.
The 28th June. As far as I’m aware, no grand personal achievements, no incorruptible friendships, no tragic conclusions, have affected my life on this particular date. Sometimes we have days where not a lot happens. Take my last twenty 28th Junes.