Lunar New Year: Calling all Dogs 農曆新年

Nothing says Happy Lunar New Year than red undies, pork dumplings and dirty unwashed hair. Am I right?  Sounds pretty sexy to me.   Lunar New Year is the most important holiday for many Asian countries and ethnic communities around the world.  Centuries ago farmers would pray for a plentiful harvest but today it’s more of a time to reflect, relax…

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Bretagne. Breton. Breizh.

Brittany. So many names. For a small northwestern pocket of France. An amalgam of French, Celtic and British origins. One would expect an identity crisis to emerge from such strong opposing states. But Brittany’s far from confused. It stands proud as an independent kingdom seeking greater autonomy from the French Republic. Its self-reliance is evident in its language, music, and…

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2017. That’s a Wrap.

It’s that time of year. The end. Most of us inhale a sigh of disbelief. Christmas has come and gone and now the countdown to a new year is upon us. This week between the 25th to the 1st feels like some kind of purgatory where we are sandwiched between the past and the future. Nothing is more present than…

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