Feeding the Doves

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The pins in this board accompany my short story collection "Feeding the Doves", Fruit Dove Press, 2013 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Feeding-Doves-Short-Stories-Haibun/dp/3944155033 They serve as background material (if you click 'website' you will be taken to the original text) and also as a sort of pictorial enhancement to the stories.

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Afghan refugees are wrapped in emergency blankets to keep warm after they’ve disembarked from a small boat at a beach on the northern coast of Lesbos, Greece. All Photographs: Fabio Bucciarelli Refugee Crisis, Photo Essay, Animal Rights, Short Stories, Coast, Europe, Lab, History, Couple Photos

Dreaming of safety: up close with Europe's refugee crisis – in pictures

Fabio Bucciarelli has spent years documenting the plight of the thousands fleeing wars in Syria, Libya and Afghanistan and beyond

Graffiti showing daily life in ancient Greek and Roman times , Smyrna's agora, Minor Asia Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Roman History, Greek Art, Ancient Civilizations, Roman Empire, Art And Architecture

Ancient Greek graffiti found in Smyrna's agora | Neos Kosmos

Unique figures, confessions and dedications all show what daily life was like in the 2nd and 4th century AD.

A video from UNHCR for The Good Samaritan in Lesvos island. Help Refugees, Good Samaritan, Help Needed, Faith In Humanity, Priest, Mai, Greece, Feels, Community

A Good Samaritan in Greece

Chased by the war in Syria and by conflict and persecution in other places, more than 26,000 refugees have arrived in Lesvos since January. They cross the sh...

With the coruscating gaze that informed The Sympathizer, in The Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. Best Books Of 2017, New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Best Fiction Books, Summer Books, Culture Shock, Bbc, Literature

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen, review: Couldn't be more timely

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s new collection of short stories about displacement and exile are an antidote to Donald Trump’s plan to ban refugees from entering America

of the Week: Gaza by David Rodrigues, Authors, Writers, Book Writer, Book Week, Fun At Work, Haiku, Short Stories, Foundation, Poetry

Book of the Week: Gaza

One of a very few books of haiku that are expressly political in expression, this interesting work doesn’t take sides . . .

Declaring “we are all migrants,” Pope Francis on Saturday brought a message of hope to thousands of people facing expulsion from Greece as he slammed the world community for failing to end the wars fueling the crisis. Religion, Refugee Crisis, Message Of Hope, Vatican City, Greece Travel, Rome, Catholic, Bring It On, World

Pope brings hope to migrants, chastises leaders in Lesvos visit | eKathimerini.com

Declaring “we are all migrants,” Pope Francis on Saturday brought a message of hope to thousands of people facing expulsion from Greece as he slammed the world community for failing to end the wars fueling the crisis.

Good news! The German edition of Feeding the Doves, 31 Short Stories and Haibun, Taubenfüttern, is ready for the Munich Book Show I have already delivered copies of my books to the organ. Authors, Writers, Book Writer, Book Show, Munich, Short Stories, Good News, My Books, German

Taubenfüttern at the 56. Münchner Bücherschau (19. November – 6. Dezember 2015)

Good news! The German edition of Feeding the Doves, 31 Short Stories and Haibun, Taubenfüttern, is ready for the 56th Munich Book Show 2015. I have already delivered copies of my books to the organisers of the event, which will be taking place at the Gasteig, Munich, from the 19th of November to the 6th of…

Photographer and photojournalist Enri Canaj’s solo exhibition “Parallel Ways,” currently on display in Monte Carasso, Switzerland, to a great extent represents a personal journey to find his own identity. Switzerland, Identity, Journey, Display, Floor Space, Billboard, The Journey, Personal Identity

Enri Canaj’s personal journey in photographs | eKathimerini.com

Photographer and photojournalist Enri Canaj’s solo exhibition “Parallel Ways,” currently on display in Monte Carasso, Switzerland, to a great extent represents a personal journey to find his own identity.

In Latest Show of Solidarity with Fellow Citizens, Greeks Launch Food, Coffee “On Hold” Campaign for the Needy - The Pappas Post Suspended Coffee, Athens, My Eyes, Campaign, Product Launch, Greeks, Closer, Wisdom, Community

Καφές σε Αναμονή / Coffee on hold

Πριν από λίγους μήνες βρέθηκε μπροστά μου ένα άρθρο για τον καφέ σε αναμονή. Με την οικονομική και κοινωνική κρίση να βαθαίνει όλο και πιο πολύ, η ανάγκη για...

Ozge Samanci grew up in Izmir during the As a young girl she dreamt of a life full of adventure at a time when Turkish society, and her family, demanded predictability. Authors, Writers, Book Writer, Blue Mountain, I Saw, Short Stories, 1980s, Growing Up, Greece

‘As a child I saw Greece as blue mountains’ | eKathimerini.com

Ozge Samanci grew up in Izmir during the 1980s. As a young girl she dreamt of a life full of adventure at a time when Turkish society, and her family, demanded predictability.