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May 2014

Trends in Europe: Nationalism and the elections.

Furthering my last post on my experiences with history I thought i’d write a little more on it’s relevance today. That post was a nice reminder for me of my experiences in Berlin recently, unfortunately however I do feel it comes with suitable timing, the growing trend of nationalism and “us and them” mentality is disconcerting and increasingly relevant.

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Inspirational People; Europe 14

Last week I was fortunate to take part in the culmination of weeks of research on the impact of the first world war across Europe, a trip to Berlin to share our findings and learn about how other cities were affected to push the memory of the first world war, and take steps to learn from it. 

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Strawberry Juice: A Short Story

Lying in bed, home at last, it had been so long, the walls gathered reverently around to see me again as my tired eyes drifted, slowly finding a picture of summer in 1999, the ecstasy of youth in sunshine, I fancied I was there again, hearing calls for strawberry juice, her voice painted my world tropical and my lips parted, drinking deep I felt:

Renewed.

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