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the King of Desire

Do I write poetry to grant even the most infinitesimal droplet of sweat of my flailing form;  the status of a King;  a King who crafts his own kingdom of desire with the insatiable intensity of his existence? 

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Charles Darwin Sets Sail on HMS Beagle (1831)

The theory of evolution, which Darwin first expressed in The Origin of Species, was the result of his discoveries as a naturalist on board the HMS Beagle. His book explained evolution through the principles of natural selection and aroused widespread … Συνέχεια ανάγνωσης

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the King of Desire

Do I write poetry to grant even the most infinitesimal droplet of sweat of my flailing form;  the status of a King;  a King who crafts his own kingdom of desire with the insatiable intensity of his existence?  «Ποταμοῖς τοῖς … Συνέχεια ανάγνωσης

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CC of Olympics Athens 2004 – Dynata (Eleftheria Arvanitaki)

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Βόρειο σέλας, οι ουράνιες μπαλαρίνες (bilingual)

«Φαίνεται δε ποτέ συνιστάμενα νύκτωρ αιθρίας ούσης πολλά φάσματα εν τω
ουρανώ…, ημέρας μεν ουν ο Ήλιος κωλύει, νυκτός δε έξω του φοινικικού (δηλαδή
του ιώδους) τα άλλα δι΄ ομόχροιαν ου φαίνεται»

Αριστοτέλης Μετεωρολογικά» (Α’,5)

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Evolutionary cooking by Mrs C.Darwin

evolutionary cooking A cookbook based on notes by Charles Darwin’s wife is to be published. Mrs Charles Darwin’s Recipe Book features more than 40 dishes from her personal cookery notebook, which is housed in Cambridge University Library. Turnip cresselly, broiled … Συνέχεια ανάγνωσης

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Μπουτάν, εκεί στα Ιμαλάϊα…(bilingual)

…he had to make an uphill climb for this photo of the 17th century Tiger’s Nest monastery perched precariously on cliffs in western Bhutan.
First, hiked to 14,000 feet, then he suffered through altitude sickness.
Afterward
«we climbed 1,000 vertical feet on stairs,»
he said.
«We all wondered how they built the monastery.» Συνέχεια ανάγνωσης

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