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Fear of reform

Fear of reform

I REMEMBER as a child, every time my sisters or I misbehaved, my parents would threaten us with these six words guaranteed to induce good behaviour: “I’ll send you to reform school!” Of course, back then, I had little idea of what a “reform school” was, but from the way my parents brandished it, I [...]

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For better or for verse

For better or for verse

“Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.”                                                                                                  – Percy B Shelly LIKE millions across the world, I tuned in to watch Barack Obama being sworn in as US president on 20 Jan 2009. Throughout the two-hour long inauguration ceremony, I was captivated by the occasion’s momentousness, and the speeches that [...]

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Medicine for the mind (and more)

Medicine for the mind (and more)

I’VE had a lot of time on my hands of late, giving me ample opportunity to catch up on my reading. Unfortunately, my reading list is not as extensive as I would have liked, being limited by what I have at hand. Last week, I read through the second very chuckle-some volume of Amir Muhammad’s [...]

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Down with spam!

Down with spam!

(© Agne Kveselyte / sxc.hu) IF you are, like me, fairly addicted to Oprah, you’d realise that all her shows tend to revolve around the same few themes: improving self-esteem, empowering yourself, and cutting out clutter. There are those who need help in all three areas. Me, I’ve been thinking a lot about clutter of [...]

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