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Spices

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 25, 2007 at 7:39 pm
I always use a lot of herbs and spices in the kitchen. I almost never use salt, except for fresh baked bread. Last week, I couldn't resist (again, you should see the amount of mixes I've got, it's insane), and bought the above.

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Raquel Aparicio

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 25, 2007 at 11:31 am

She was born in Ávila with her twin sister Sae. After spending a few years in Edinburgh she came back to Spain to study illustration. She is still deciding where she wants to live. In 2006 she started illustrating as a pro working for magazines, books and advertising.

Raquel Aparicio

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Forgetfulness

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 24, 2007 at 9:52 pm

US Poet Laureate Billy Collins reads his poem "Forgetfulness" with animation by Julian Grey of Headgear.

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Justifying Marital Violence: A German Judge Cites Koran in Divorce Case

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 24, 2007 at 1:46 pm

A German judge has caused outrage by refusing an accelerated divorce for a Morrocan woman living in Germany, whose husband was violent and threatened to kill her. The grounds for the refusal: a controversial passage in the Koran which some interpret to mean that a husband has the right to beat his wife.

The judgement has caused a scandal in Germany – not least because by invoking the Koran, the German judge is assigning precedence to Islamic law over German law.

The woman's lawyer is quoted as saying: "Apparently the judge deems it unchaste when my client adapts a Western lifestyle."

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The way things used to be

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 24, 2007 at 1:08 pm

The way things used to be

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Please do not write

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 24, 2007 at 1:00 pm

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This is what my inner critic tells me all the time.

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The Life of Borodin

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 24, 2007 at 10:25 am

The life of Borodin

the next time you listen to Borodin
remember he was just a chemist
who wrote music to relax;
his house was jammed with people:
students, artists, drunkards, bums,
and he never knew how to say: no.
the next time you listen to Borodin
remember his wife used his compositions
to line the cat boxes with
or to cover jars of sour milk;
she had asthma and insomnia
and fed him soft-boiled eggs
and when he wanted to cover his head
to shut out the sounds of the house
she only allowed him to use the sheet;
besides there was usually somebody
in his bed
(they slept separately when they slept
at all)
and since all the chairs
were usually taken
he often slept on the stairway
wrapped in an old shawl;
she told him when to cut his nails,
not to sing or whistle
or put too much lemon in his tea
or press it with a spoon;
Symphony #2, in B Minor
Prince Igor
On the Steppes of Central Asia
he could sleep only by putting a piece
of dark cloth over his eyes
in 1887 he attended a dance
at the Medical Academy
dressed in a merrymaking national costume;
at last he seemed exceptionally gay
and when he fell to the floor,
they thought he was clowning.
the next time you listen to Borodin,
remember…

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Turkil Gudnason

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 24, 2007 at 10:07 am

feathers and yoga

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 23, 2007 at 11:30 pm

feathers and yoga

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Forest Ghost

In Too lazy to assign a category on March 23, 2007 at 11:22 pm

Forest Ghost

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Aokigahara is a suicide forest on the edge of Mount Fuji. Unhappy Japanese go there to say sayonara to this reality. It is a dense and ghostly place not unlike Birnhaiyi Forest in Macbeth. Easy to get lost, compass doesn’t work due to magnetic fields. Noqontrol spent some time there being chased and chasing ghosts.

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