25
May
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What do these three have in common? Any ideas? Here’s a hint: they are NOT the secret ingredients of an international stew served at United Nations banquets. Shikaakwa, al-Qāhira and Guichéng are the original names of cities that start with the letter C in English. Welcome to Part III of my alphabetical series on the… read more »

13
May
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Calgary Stampede

Have you ever had one of those mornings when you wake up thinking: why is it that I know so little about Canada? Today was one of those days. Having gone in search of answers on the web, I can safely say that Canadians have plenty to boast about, but they don’t. Like a confident… read more »