Category Archives: Entertainment

Attending #GraduationCeremony of #NFTS at #London’s @BFI Southbank

On the last day of February, 2014, I boarded a southbound train to the British Capital. London was calling, again, and it was not for tourist reasons but something very special. Over quarter of a century studying, working and living … Continue reading

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Impressions of #London: Arts, Theatres and Olympics (Part Two)

What do you do when you visit a city like London? There’s so much on offer and it’s so difficult to know where to begin. If you’re a tourist from another country and you know that this is your chance … Continue reading

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Big Breasts and Wide Hips – Mo Yan’s Nobel Prize Winner, A Feminist Epic 丰乳肥臀

My Rating: 4 Stars I have heard of Mo Yan, of course, long before he won the prestigeous literary award in 2012. Yet, I have not read any of his books, until very recently, until this book. He is a profolic … Continue reading

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Lanzarote – Fire Mountains, Fabulous Sunsets & Bee Gee Tribute Bands

On the last day of my early Easter break, as I sat on the comfy sofas in the lobby, looking out to the shimmering pool, surrounded by straw parasols and suntanned bodies of fellow holiday makers, I look back at … Continue reading

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