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Daily Archives: 2014-07-25


… And How Would You Feel?

…  if you’d been pulled from your natural environment, shipped off to market and put on display for consumption? Being the mother of a vegan certainly affects one’s perspective but, seriously, how could one not respond to this face?  It…

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Waiting for Business

Here, in the shelter of shade outside the Seville Cathedral, these horse and carriage drivers held a striking affinity to cabbies outside any airport  or hotel. Although this group appeared to be more relaxed than their counterparts who queue up…

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Capoeira in the Latin Quarter

Paris’ Latin Quarter, after the Bastille Day parade and afternoon celebrations, and yet a couple of hours before people began jockeying in earnest for position near the Eiffel Tower and along bridges for views of the fireworks … Tourists, whether…

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Pucker Up

If you ever read the Brothers Grimm,  who popularised folk tales such as Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin, Snow White, you may also know the story of The Frog Prince. There are various iterations of the tale, which sees a…

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