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Art inspired by entrepreneurial, social-minded painter’s volunteering stint with the Peace Corps in Moldova

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Before I get all nostalgic about my friend Bonnie England, I’d rather get to her beautiful artwork, which is probably why you came here. So I put them as the first thing in this post, as you have probably noticed. Bonnie has been in Moldova volunteering with the Peace Corps (after raising three great kids…

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#Haiku of the day (March 16)

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Bourdieu – Capital holders/ Builders of your common sense/ Beliefs pre-given

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The poesia of famous Brazilian journalist Leila Cordeiro

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In between walking around burning buildings and through favelas as a TV reporter, interviewing presidents and legendary celebrities, sitting in the TV studios of Brazil’s biggest cities to announce some of the world’s most dramatic events of the 80s and 90s (YouTube has some proof), and raising two feisty children, Leila Cordeiro managed to write two poetry books….

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#Haiku of the day (March 15)

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Italy – Your Vespa cuts through/ My hands wrapped around your waist/ Warm wind on my face

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Jolanta Drywa in English, Deutsch, Polski

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Living life regularly in multiple languages – perhaps the epitome of what it means to be “glocal.” Leipzig-based Polish-born dynamo Jolanta Drywa does this as a translator and mediator in Polish-German relations. She does this also as an artist and arts promoter in the Leipzig scene, besides her general interactions with international people. As you will see here, she…

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#Haiku of the day (March 14)

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Daily haiku: Diversity – Flat world would be dull/ No point sharing ideas/ One flavor of love

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