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She was a free bird one minute: queen of the world and laughing. The next minute she would be in tears like a porcelain angel, about to teeter, fall and break. She never cried because she was afraid that something 'would' happen; she would cry because she feared something that could render the world more beautiful, 'would not' happen ... Roman Payne, The Wanderess

Literary Quote from the novel, “The Wanderess” (Chapter XXV)

“She was a free bird one minute: queen of the world and laughing. The next minute she would be in tears like a porcelain angel, about to teeter, fall and break. She never cried because she was afraid that something ‘would’ happen; she would cry because she feared something that could render the world more […]

Books & Literature

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Dylan Thomas 100 Festival

WALES CELEBRATES ITS ROCK STAR POET DURING HIS CENTENARY YEAR The centenary celebration of Dylan Thomas’s birth (born Swansea: October 27, 1914; died New York City: November 9, 1953) - Dylan Thomas 100 – continues in Wales with news of additional … [Continue Reading]

Gourmet

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Japanese Kaiseki “A Traditional 11-Course Feast for All Senses”

Japan: where knife training occurs for many years before a budding chef is allowed near a fish and chopping block… where cooking rice is a careful and deliberate balance of vinegar, rice, water and a knowing hand. There was a short period in my life when I was blessed with a situational study of Japanese […]

Lifestyle Trends

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Culture & Trends: Publicity Agency Predicts That the Coming Generation Will Be an Age of Wandering

Over 50 years ago, the novel “On the Road” inspired young men to travel America.  Today, literature … [Continue Reading]

Travel & Tourism

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Adler Mountain Lodge opens in the heart of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site

Adler Mountain Lodge (www.adler-lodge.com) is now open in the heart of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the first pictures reveal a new holiday destination of unparalleled natural beauty and uncomplicated luxury. Views from Adler … [Continue Reading]

Wellness & Fitness

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Thalassotherapy

What is Thalassotherapy? From the Greek word Thalassa meaning “ocean,” true Thalassotherapy includes incorporating all of the healthy marine elements by way of water exercise, ingestion of salty … [Continue Reading]

Wine

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Swiss Wine-growing Culture in Bündner Herrschaft and Heidiland

Articles written by, Gian Carlo Casparis, Wine Tours Switzerland – http://www.wine-tours.ch with … [Continue Reading]