"Last Night I dreamed of Peace": A message of Hope for humanity

The Tet New Year in Vietnam falls on 9 February 2013. Most people hope for change and improvement during the New Year. We live in taxing times. The economic turmoil in some countries showed few signs of real recovery. The wars in other countries ...
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"Sun and Steel": The suicide of Yukio Mishima

In 1956, Yukio Mihsima had achieved his lifelong ambition to become a writer. He had to overcome various obstacles to do so, not the least of which was his father’s strenuous objections. Two years later, he would marry and eventually have t...
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"Tell me a story": The story of the storyteller Enid Blyton

What kind of mother was Enid Blyton? When the Chinese New Year celebrations commence on 3 February this year, Chinese families worldwide will be having their annual family reunions. Perhaps this would be an appropriate time for us to look at r...
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Beckett's Last Tape

Beckett’s Last Tape:“The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new” (from “Murphy”) The master of the Theater of the Absurd died on 22 December 1989 at the grand old age of 83.The official record n...
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