Month: April 2016

Vaisakhi celebrations in Toronto 2016

Thousands take to downtown streets for annual festivities CBC News Posted: Apr 24, 2016 11:00 AM ET Last Updated: Apr 24, 2016 4:34 PM ET Thousands took to the streets this afternoon as the Khalsa Day parade moved through downtown Toronto, commemorating the Sikh new year. More than 85,000 people were expected […]

Why are we so bored?

theguardian: by Sandi Mann — We live in a world of constant entertainment – but is too much stimulation boring? Nothing to do: the 1985 film The Breakfast Club, in which five students endure a day’s detention. Photograph: Sportsphoto/Allstar It amazes me when people proclaim that they are bored. Actually, […]

Islam, interment and Greece

Burying drowned migrants is part of a broader Greek problem Apr 20th 2016, 12:55 by M.TZ. and ERASMUS | MYTILENE THE newly established graveyard, a short drive west of Mytilene port, is a desperately sad place. In the middle of an olive grove, there are dozens of mounds of crumbly earth, some created only a […]