Category - Current Affairs

Refugees... The Lost Generation...

Where... have...

All... the children...

Gone...?

Their... little faces...

Clouded... with fear...

Searching... for their...

Mom...

Their land... is gone...

Their big... wide eyes...

Lost...

Games of Nations... Boys Will Be Boys...

The Games... of Nations...

The... hilarious...

Pathetic... political games...

Are... still being...

Played...

On the world stage... today...

It's... called...

"The... amorality...

Of... power..."

Martin Luther King... "I Have a Dream"...

President... Obama...

Commemorated today... in his speech...

"Keeping the dream alive"...

The 50th Anniversary of...

Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous speech... "I have a dream"...

Having studied the legendary Martin Luther King's speech at university... I was left speechless... with the speech that left an indelible impression on me...

I dream... with fascination...

I weep... with inspiration...

Damian Aspinall.. A Passionate Conservationist...

Damian... Aspinall's...

Plea... from the heart...

"Look into the eyes...

of a caped tiger..."

Had a... huge impact...

On... me...

I empathise... sympathize...

Totally... completely...

With his crusade to free animals... cooped up in beastly zoos...

To Catch... a Pink Panther...

The... glamorous...

Carlton... Hotel...

In... Cannes...

On the... French Riviera...

Once... dubbed...

"A sunny place for shady people"... by Somerset Maugham...

Is a favourite destination... of mine...

Royal Baby.. Born to Be King...

"IT'S... A BOY"...

"We could not... be happier"...

- Prince William and his Duchess Kate

"Delighted"...

- The Queen and Prince Philip

"BRITAIN'S ROYAL BABY... ARRIVES"...

- Buckingham Palace

"Baby... third In line to the throne"...

"A proud nation... celebrates"...

- CNN

Nadal vs. Djokovic... at Roland Garros...

Roland... Garros...

Is in... full swing...

Brimming with... an excitable audience...

It is also... 27°C of searing heat... à Paris...

Djokovic... vs... Nadal...

Herculean... giants...

Lethally... ambitious...

Powerful...

Humanity... Shackled...

Humanity... is shackled...

To... the destiny...

Of... this planet...

I am... but one of this...

Humanity...

Bonded... yet imprisoned to...

The beauty... the beast...

The... fragrant...

The... ugly...

The vast goodness... of the human heart...

The utter capacity... of its savagery...

"Anthony Bourdain... Parts Unknown"...

Anthony... Bourdain...

Entered... my consciousness...

My... orbit...

When I read... his best selling book in 2000...

"Kitchen... Confidential"...

I... was...

Besotted...

Recently... to my utter delight.... Anthony has been hosting "Anthony Bourdain... Parts Unknown"... for CNN...

Angela Merkel... Europe's "Uncrowned Queen"...??

Is...

Angela... Merkel...

Europe's...

"Uncrowned... queen"?

Or... "Kaiser"?

Watching this unprepossessing woman regularly on one of the many French international channels... the short pleasantly plump woman... cuts an ordinary figure... more like a German "hausfrau"... than a powerful European leader...

Margaret Thatcher... The Iron Lady...

Margaret Thatcher...

A... tribute...

To... a woman...

The... Iron Lady...

"Who was the only man in the cabinet"... Max Hastings...

"The woman... who saved Britain... 1925-2013"...

After Winston Churchill... Britain's greatest WWII Prime Minister and war hero...

Lady Thatcher... was no doubt... Britain's greatest peace time Prime Minister of modern history... if not of all time...

Madonna and Angelina... A Worthy Cause...

S-o-o-o... impressed by...

Madonna...and... Angelina Jolie...

Patching up... their differences...

For a... worthy cause...

Angelina Jolie, 37... who criticised Madonna on the manner of adoption of her two children from Malawi... David Banda and Mercy James... showed an elegance and generosity of spirit by phoning the "Material Girl" to praise her efforts in helping Third World young women get an education.

Gwyneth Paltrow... "It's All Good"...

Gwyneth Paltrow...

Had... "a love of her life"... relationship... with her father... the late director... Bruce Paltrow... who inspired her cookbook "My Father's Daughter"...

Her bond with her mother... the talented actress Blythe Danner... is "not as intense"... she admits...

Alain Delon... Shaken and Stirred...

Alain... Delon...

"Un Père... en Colère"...

"An... angry father"...

In a remarkable open letter... published on the 13th of March in the Swiss newspaper "La Tribune de Genève"... his son Alain-Fabien described his father as "violent, egoistic and absent"...

"Merde"...

How... could...

Why... would...

A... son...

Loved, pampered and

Pope Francis... at the Vatican...

"Habemus Papam"...

We... have...

A... Pope...

French Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran... announced...

For... whom...

The bells... of St. Peters...

Began... to toll...

A great cry... emanated from the thousands of worshippers in St. Peters square...

Stéphane Hessel... "Engagez-vous !"...

"La France perd un immense patriote humaniste"...

"Le Monde"... headlined today...

Stéphane Hessel...20 October 1917 - 26 February 2013...

A diplomat...

Ambassador... writer...

Concentration camp survivor...

Former French resistance fighter...

Died in his sleep... aged 95...

Césars... French Film Awards...

Césars...

The... national...

Film... awards...

Of... France...

The nominations being selected by the committee of the... "Académie des arts et technique du Cinéma"... held at the "Théâtre du Châtelet" in Paris...

Too Proud... to Weep...

A... huge...

Big... tear...

No... two...

Were welling... hovering... at the edge of my eye...

Watching...

A young boy of twelve... maybe thirteen... speaking on CNN...

The... subject...

The... Syrian Crisis...

A... refugee...

His face innocent... yet knowing...

His light eyes... pleading...

Helpless...

Hopeless...

Have seen... too much...

Gérard Depardieu... French Tax Exile...

"I... love Paris... in... the Winter...

I... love Paris... in... the Fall"...

Ella... Fitzgerald...

Warbled...

In her... inimitable voice...

"Ella... aime Paris en hiver...

Mais... malheureusement"...

That was... the Paris of the past...

Today... it is different...

The "City of Light"... is undergoing...

"Une grande... malaise"...

Bugarach... Miraculous French Village...

A tiny... French village...

Named...

"Bugarach"...

Nestled into the arms... of its tall mountain...

Is located... in southern France...

"La petite... village"...

Is being named... as the only place on the planet...

That will be safe... surviving...

The premonition of the end of the world... come Friday 21st of December 2012...

"Voila"...

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