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Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdom

Wise words from our ancestors, passed down from generation to generation. Best savoured a little a time. They may sound trite, the authors are anonymous, and wisdom is surely found within their concise words.

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Invisible Murder – Book Review

With the topic of refugees and terrorism very much in the news, this novel by Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis, is written for our time and makes for illuminating reading.   Two impoverished Roma boys are scavenging for something to sell in the ruins of an abandoned Soviet military hospital. Purportedly to improve the lives… Continue reading Invisible Murder – Book Review

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I Knew there was a Dutch Connection

I've always been attracted to the Dutch culture. After all, who doesn't like cheese? But the attraction was more than that, it was the tulips, the food,  scenery, lifestyle and especially the folk culture. I felt such an innate 'pull' towards seeing the Netherlands, that I visited there whenever the opportunity arose.  For many years,… Continue reading I Knew there was a Dutch Connection

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Proverbs and Sayings

Each week I post a proverb from somewhere around the world, in addition to a thought-provoking quote or saying. I welcome discussion or comments on these writings or indeed a contribution of your own. Proverbial Thursday repeats each Thursday with a new proverb and quote. Something to Ponder About