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Sunday, January 18, 2004
 
MALLET INSTRUMENTS



Vibraphones

Marimbas

Percussive Arts Society

3 Year Old North Korean Xylophone Virtuoso (thanks, Maarten;....requires Quicktime to watch..)

Play the Xylophone Online! ( an excellent site, actually notates the music for you, you can play it back, etc. other good online fun in links to right..)

JUST READ..

The Uninhabited House , by Mrs. J.H. Riddell . A classic Victorian ghost story

Other Irish writers of supernatural fiction discussed a bit here..

HAPPY TET

Nice PBase Gallery, check out others by same photographer, beautiful use of color..


ASYLUM SEEKERS

There is an ongoing crisis in the phosphate rich tiny Republic of Nauru ; a group of Iraqi's and Afghani's have protested forced repatriations, which they argue leaves them targeted for persecution in their homelands. Australia and John Howard's policies in question. A hunger strike just recently suspended - it's all covered here..

FRANCO-AMERICAN RELATIONS

As events of the last few years have strained them, this pamphlet issued by the US military in 1945 for troops stationed in France reminds us that misunderstandings are nothing new..

Well, that's it for today, time was a little shorter - I had a football game to watch...:)

'Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life—violence and committee meetings.'

George Will


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