Nunchucks and Chinese New Year celebrations at South Learning Centre eBook Club

The South Learning Centre eBook Club were totally inspired by staff member Yang Song. His knowledge, skill and expertise of Chinese New Year, Martial Arts and nunchucks had the children mesmerised. He explained the harmony between control, the body and skill to ensure that the nunchucks were used for meditation and self discipline rather than…
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Morticians in love

Morticians also fall in love. This must have been happening since the beginning of time, but only now (to the best of my knowledge) has there been a such a rush of material on the love life of those who deal with the dead. The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals is a 2012…
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Recent necrology, February 2014

A list of well-known people who have died recently: Gabriel Axel, 1918-2014 Danish director whose drama Babette’s Feast prefigured the modern fetish for food on film Mavis Gallant, 1922-2014 Canadian born writer whose sharply witty short stories explored post-war rootlessness and exile Philip Seymour Hoffman, 1967-2014 Academy Award winner considered by many to be the…
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Been there, done that

“Never go back,” they say, “it’ll be completely different.” Nobody told that to Ellis Hock (the main character in Paul Theroux‘s latest fiction offering The Lower River.) Actually, at the time he decided to return to Malawi, hardly anyone alive was still speaking to Ellis. So back he went, to the place where he had once…
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