Monthly Archives: August 2008

Walking and Singing: Our 130,000-year-old Hunting, Wandering and Gathering Heritage

This excursion into that which is asserted to be inescapably human began with the reading of The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin, an assignment from the monthly book discussion group I attend in Stockholm. I quote here from the text in … Continue reading

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7,000 Years of Seafaring, Warfaring, Siege, Survival and Cultural Heritage: The Island Nation of The Republic of Malta

Eva and have friends who have moved from Sweden to Malta, and with whom we recently stayed for several days. I was familiar with attributions commonly connected to the name Malta: Maltese Cross, Maltese Falcon, Knights of Malta. But my … Continue reading

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