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#Taiwan (4) Connection: National Taiwan University of Arts #NTUA

Do you remember the scene where Jake Gyllenhaal’s character said: ““I wish I knew how to quit you”? Tears welled in my eyes and touched my very soul when I watched Brokeback Mountain, an Oscar winning film directed by famed … Continue reading

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Nanjing Sights: Confucius Temple & Qinhuai River (#南京夫子庙和秦淮河)- Part Two

The second morning I was in Nanjing, ten days before the Year of Dragon came to an end, I was woken up by wafts of fragrant smells in the air, tantalizing my senses, making my appetite immediately alert with hunger … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

I have been asked to participate My Next Big Thing, on a couple of occasions. The first time I was going to Korea and then again to Spain, anyway, Sarah R. Yoffa, did a good job persuading me that I … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Reader’ – A Remarkable Historical Reminder Through Film & Literature

My Rating     4.5 stars (Containing Spoilers) The opening scene of The Reader was in an International Court trying war criminals, and Ralph Fiennes played the older version of the male lead, Michael Berg, a defence lawyer. This was directed by Steven … Continue reading

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