Day: April 9, 2022

GOODBYE TO ALL THIS

We leave this morning for an adventure into the Western Cape. As we head out of town we will be saying goodbye to: A herd of goats in Graeme Street, crossing the road from a private school to test out the lawns further down on the Rhodes University campus. The Urban Herd of cattle making … Continue reading GOODBYE TO ALL THIS

Round towers

For Paul Brookes’ April poetry challenge, a poem inspired by Gaynor Kane’s photo of the round tower on Devenish County Fermanagh. Round towers Do they remember,the lochs and glens,the thud of heavy feet? Are the stony strands still scoredby the keels of dragon ships,rushed slender as sword bladesout of the pull of the waves? Sometimes, … Continue reading Round towers

Baryonic, or: Dark matter

My 2ndGarland Cinquain I’d float past the Kármán line, into outer space past the Milky Way’s dark matter unseen vacuum without friction leaves stars and planets free to travel along their orbits fluid plasma low density between vast galaxies of hydrogen and helium glacial up there observing the visible universe through foam of spongy filaments … Continue reading Baryonic, or: Dark matter

War and peace, a family account, cont’d

Previously on “War and peace”, from my great-grandfather Élie Martin to my great-uncle Philippe Onraët, an account of the family members who went to war, from the Chinese-French war of the 19th century to WWI… This post will deal with WWII onwards. (All images: family archives) 1939, Rwanda-Urundi, East Africa, my uncle Gérard Leclerc was … Continue reading War and peace, a family account, cont’d

A Journal for Jordan (2021) – The Award for Best Kiss Scene (1/10) | Movieclips

https://youtu.be/xzDU2DJrpHI A Journal for Jordan (2021) - The Award for Best Kiss Scene (1/10) | Movieclips A Journal for Jordan - The Award for Best Kiss: Charles (Michael B. Jordan) kisses Dana (Chante Adams).BUY THE MOVIE: https://www.vudu.com/content/movies/d… Watch the best A Journal for Jordan scenes & clips:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… FILM DESCRIPTION:Directed by Denzel Washington and starring Michael … Continue reading A Journal for Jordan (2021) – The Award for Best Kiss Scene (1/10) | Movieclips

Dozens killed in strike on Ukrainian rail station

https://youtu.be/pk98EcnM5K0 Dozens killed in strike on Ukrainian rail station WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - Ukraine said at least 50 people were killed and many more wounded in a rocket strike at a railway station packed with civilians fleeing the threat of a major Russian offensive in the country's east News #Reuters #Ukraine #Russia #Bucha #Kramatorsk Subscribe: … Continue reading Dozens killed in strike on Ukrainian rail station

Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years

https://youtu.be/fZknYWNKmOw Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years Actor Will Smith has been banned from attending the Oscars for 10 years after slapping presenter Chris Rock on stage during the ceremony News #Reuters #WillSmith #ChrisRock #JadaPinkettSmith #Hollywood #Oscars #AcademyAwards Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around … Continue reading Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years

Miss Hairan Song: HEROPANTI 2 | Tiger Tara@A. R. RahmanNisa Shetty Mehboob Sajid N Bhushan KAhmed K

https://youtu.be/eKzE2JbIIIg Miss Hairan Song: HEROPANTI 2 | Tiger Tara@A. R. RahmanNisa Shetty Mehboob Sajid N Bhushan KAhmed K Presenting song #MissHairan from movie #Heropanti2Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment Production, A Sajid Nadiadwala Franchise presents "HEROPANTI 2" directed by Ahmed Khan, Starring Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria & Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Music by A R Rahman, Written By Rajat Arora. … Continue reading Miss Hairan Song: HEROPANTI 2 | Tiger Tara@A. R. RahmanNisa Shetty Mehboob Sajid N Bhushan KAhmed K

Amazing water pipe fruit | Learn Colors | Construction Vehicles | Baby yoyo

https://youtu.be/vdJ7DxnfGwQ Amazing water pipe fruit | Learn Colors | Construction Vehicles | Baby yoyo Subscribe for new videos every week! Sick Song (with Coco) + more Nursery Rhymes & Kids songshttps://youtu.be/0ZfFeeDpv5U Bath Song (with Baby Shark DooDoo) + more Nursery Rhymes & Kids songshttps://youtu.be/J2rvOPg7IPI Subscribe us! : https://bit.ly/3gTbUrM Nursery rhymes in English, canciones en inglés … Continue reading Amazing water pipe fruit | Learn Colors | Construction Vehicles | Baby yoyo

Aloo Kachaloo Ne Kar Diya Sara Kaam | Hindi Rhymes for Children | Infobells

https://youtu.be/Lmzqw6dbMDE Aloo Kachaloo Ne Kar Diya Sara Kaam | Hindi Rhymes for Children | Infobells In this Hindi Rhymes for Children, Aloo Kachaloo was watching his favorite show, but oh no TV went off suddenly. His Mom wants him to help her with household work… alookachaloo #aloosongs #aloorhymes #Hindirhymes For More details, visit http://www.infobells.com.

Brush It – Brush Your Teeth Song + More Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs – CoComelon

https://youtu.be/2UNYuK9Xi1o Brush It - Brush Your Teeth Song + More Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs - CoComelon How long should we brush our teeth? Sing along to all the brush your teeth fun with CoComelon and learn how we brush our teeth for kids! In this educational nursery rhyme compilation you will hear some of … Continue reading Brush It – Brush Your Teeth Song + More Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs – CoComelon

Time for Spring

March is such a tease. One day it’s 50-F degrees and you’re outside with jacket unbuttoned. The next, there is seven inches of snow on the ground and you’re scraping ice off the windshield…again. Daylight lengthens, blackbirds reappear, but that’s pretty much it for evidence of a changing season. What really shifts in March is … Continue reading Time for Spring

Planning a trip to Pakistan: Everything you need to know!

Pakistan is an unlikely dream destination for people but it was mine. Like anyone from a diaspora community, there is always a curiosity- if not a longing- to visit the birthplace of your culture.  Once India introduced their simple eVisa system, multiple visits to India ensued for me. Yet, I still hankered to visit Pakistan … Continue reading Planning a trip to Pakistan: Everything you need to know!

Somethings about Pakistan women

Pakistani Women have evolved in recent years from stay at home wives, mothers and daughters to working women. Previously, when I was growing up, the acceptable ( by our society ) professions for girls were medicine ( Doctor) and teaching. But now the world has opened up for them. They can go to any profession … Continue reading Somethings about Pakistan women

Beautiful Ukraine

When you clean your weaponWhen time and again, you clean your weaponWhen you rub strong-smelling oils into your weaponAnd shield it from the rain with your own bodyWhen you swaddle it like a babyEven though you’ve never swaddled a baby before —You’re only nineteen, no baby, no wife —The weapon becomes your only kinYou and … Continue reading Beautiful Ukraine

Dear Ukraine 🇺🇦

You are facing gargantuan odds against the greedy Putinesque determination to have you, to take you, to force you against your will, and that is now threatening the use of nuclear weapons. But you have united fiercely against him and are holding out. There’s not much I can practically do for you, but today I … Continue reading Dear Ukraine 🇺🇦