Monthly Archives: May 2015

Before Maya Angelou and the world of Facebook quotes there was Phillis Wheatley (First African-American female writer to be published)

Like many other hopeful female writers, I am convinced that I would have produced more than one masterpiece by now, if only; if only I had an undisturbed four hours a day to put my words down on paper or … Continue reading

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Like it’s raining all over the world..

You know how when you go to Goa or Kovalam or walk across the sands in Digha or Rishikonda, you can close your eyes against the sun and sand and still know where you are by the ceaseless sound of … Continue reading

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Hang down your head, Shanthali

Originally posted on Spunkypedia:
————————- ‘Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Hang down your head and cry Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Poor boy, you’re bound to die’ – 1958 Kingston Trio number on the lynching of black youth,…

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Batman just turned 76!

What do the Scarlet Pimpernel and Zorro have in common with the Scotsman Robert the Bruce and Superman? All four played a part in the birth of DC Comics’ Batman, the caped crusader who is an aristocrat with a double … Continue reading

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