Quirky Politics

Trough the broken mirror

The Pandora’s Box of War

War opens a Pandora’s box of evils that once unleashed are beyond anyone’s control. The invasion of Afghanistan set out to defeat al-Qaida, and nearly 16 years later, we are…

A very Zen Romance

By Melanie Stormm

Happy Together

I’m not here to tell you how to get into a relationship. There are lots of articles out there, lots of books, lots of friends who can hook you up…

A Very Zen Romance

The Miserable Beginning  So there I was, staring down the barrel of a romance that meant more to me than anything in the world.  More to me than my children,…

Happiness^Squared

I don’t recognize myself. It’s been a long time since the person I am was the person I’ve been. Yet I am more myself than I’ve ever been. The most…

Addictive Technology

All the bytes you can eat

Happy Travels

The Magic of Montenegro

  THE STUNNING DAWNS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN As traditional verse says, “the bright dawn of May lamplights over high Lovcen that proudly rises above the bride of the Adriatic”, Boka…

China: Tiger Leaping Gorge

Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the deepest gorges in the world and one of the most popular hikes in China. Yet, standing at the trailhead I was in doubt…

The Sensual Cuba

Travel writers often paint Cuba as a place where time has stopped. I do not agree. I think that in Cuba, time has not stopped, but it only got diverted…

Urban Myths

80 species of Aliens reported

 Paul Hellyer was Canadian Minister of Defense in 1960s, ruling over the country’s armed forces during the time of the Cold War – and when he retired he publicly stated…