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La Vie Tropezienne

The late icon of elegance in dressing, Oscar de la Renta, is quoted as having said, “The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.” While this is undoubtedly true and evidenced by existence of new-age de la Rentas

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La Vie Tropezienne

The late icon of elegance in dressing, Oscar de la Renta, is quoted as having said, “The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.” While this is undoubtedly true and evidenced by existence of new-age de la Rentas

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Paradise is not Pristine

The Rosario Islands at dawn as seen from a casita balcony in Baru, Colombia “Paradise is not pristine…” So I scribbled in my journal as the bellicose rays of the unforgiving Colombian sun battered my bare back, exposed through my “paradise”-coloured

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Paradise is not Pristine

The Rosario Islands at dawn as seen from a casita balcony in Baru, Colombia “Paradise is not pristine…” So I scribbled in my journal as the bellicose rays of the unforgiving Colombian sun battered my bare back, exposed through my “paradise”-coloured

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La Lune Ne Garde Aucune Rancune

“La lune?  Bien  sûr, la lune!  C’est mon pays, la lune.  ‘Celui est le part d’une autre; il n’est pas comme nous. Une nuit que la lune était pleine, il était tombé. Il  rêve de les choses impossibles,’ [dit-on].  Mais pourquoi

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La Lune Ne Garde Aucune Rancune

“La lune?  Bien  sûr, la lune!  C’est mon pays, la lune.  ‘Celui est le part d’une autre; il n’est pas comme nous. Une nuit que la lune était pleine, il était tombé. Il  rêve de les choses impossibles,’ [dit-on].  Mais pourquoi

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The Fox and the Rose

” I cannot play with you,” the fox said.  “I am not tamed” “…What does that mean–’tame’?” [said the little prince]. “It is an act too often neglected” said the fox. “It means to establish ties…to me you are still

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The Fox and the Rose

” I cannot play with you,” the fox said.  “I am not tamed” “…What does that mean–’tame’?” [said the little prince]. “It is an act too often neglected” said the fox. “It means to establish ties…to me you are still

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(Wo)Man in the Mirror

Mirrored sunglasses. They’re all the rage. You either hate them (terminator  lenses, my cousin calls them) or if you are like me, you love them for their impact. There is no middle ground. Illustration by Nelly Aba      What I

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(Wo)Man in the Mirror

Mirrored sunglasses. They’re all the rage. You either hate them (terminator  lenses, my cousin calls them) or if you are like me, you love them for their impact. There is no middle ground. Illustration by Nelly Aba      What I

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Heidegger and Hat

“I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way”  - John Keating,  Dead Poets Society Robin William’s character, John Keating, in Dead Poet’s Society, shares the aforementioned mote of wisdom which is as

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Heidegger and Hat

“I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way”  - John Keating,  Dead Poets Society Robin William’s character, John Keating, in Dead Poet’s Society, shares the aforementioned mote of wisdom which is as

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Gravity and Grace

Gravity and Grace…

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Gravity and Grace

Gravity and Grace…