Dark clouds gathered in the horizon and over the vast stretch of sea along Myanmar’s western coast of Arakan or “Rakhine” as the locals call it. A storm brewed. High winds swept […]
The word “escape” makes me think of an exit. Usually an exit from a small enclosure onto a wide open environment. But I wonder if the more common practice isn’t to enter […]
We’ve all heard the expression “heart of the city” – but did you know about the lungs of the city? Urban life is dense and congested. It demands breathing spaces – lakes, […]
Two views of an ancient street, with storefronts (and maybe homes?) stunningly well preserved. A place where regular people lived and worked long ago.
We often think of faith and rationality — or art and science — as dichotomous and mutually exclusive. But human cognitive powers are way richer than that…. This last weekend, it was […]
In this era of free content, subscription fees can’t keep publications afloat. So, advertisement, more than ever, is the lifeblood of professional journalism. But, in order to survive, is journalism becoming nothing […]