Joseph Conrad

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Name: Joseph Conrad
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Volunteers help identify famous First World War officers' records

Following three years of work by volunteers, data from nearly 140,000 surviving paper records of officers who served in the First World War ( WO 339 ), has now been catalogued. Finishing just ahead of the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of ... [Published National Archives UK - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Queen of your Life - Not a Victim!!!

Few days back, I was reading a novel in which the protagonist always cribs about her marital life. She comes up with a bunch of bitter situations which everyone can easily associate to their spirits.For a woman sometimes it never admits her to do something ... [Published PR inside - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Straight Talk: Adventurer tells tales of a country of contrasts

A projected outline of Africa fills up the large, white screen."We know the shape but do we know what lies therein?"Butcher's talk at Cape Town's One&Only is part of a special series of adventure talks.And, while the discussions that began in May have ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mystery beyond the myths

Painted on the most ambitious of canvases, White Crocodile takes the reader into a Cambodia that suggests the fraught psychological territory of Joseph Conrad’s Africa in Heart of Darkness. In Battambang, not all danger is located in the lethal minefields; ... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

FIELDS: Starving the soul on campus

Something must be wrong when computer science replaces the classicsApril is the cruelest month, and August is the melancholy month. Even the crickets sing a different song at dusk as August begins summer’s slow retreat. Children listen for the back-to-school ... [Published Washington Times - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

National Review’s racist mockery: Another thrilling episode of conservatives’ outreach to minorities

Breaking News: National Review writer Kevin Williamson went to a Barely survived, according to his account — he was heckled multiple times, including once by a child, fer chrissake. And like any good journalist scoping out a scene, Williamson chooses ... [Published Salon - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Review, Racism, Snoop Dogg
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Young sailors at the Seaport

4:00AMParticipants with the Joseph Conrad Overnight Sailing Camp at Mystic Seaport prepare their Dyer Dhows for sailing on the Mystic River on Monday. Participants in the weeklong overnight camp sleep onboard the Conrad and spend their days sailing on ... [Published TheDay.com - Aug 12 2014]
Entities: Joseph Conrad
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola infects public talk with new xenophobia

by Lola OkolosieLike Sars and swine flu before it, Ebola has gripped the national imagination. I was made all too aware of this last week on my return to London from a holiday in Nigeria. I’m now two thirds of the way through my second pregnancy, and ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola has infected public discourse with a new xenophobia

Via The Guardian, an op-ed by Lola Okolosie: Ebola has infected public discourse with a new xenophobia. Excerpt:Like Sars and swine flu before it, Ebola has gripped the national imagination. I was made all too aware of this last week on my return to London ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Politics and the Wicked Human Heart

“T his is an act of aggression. … It’s really 19th-century behavior in the 21st century. … You just don’t invade another country .…”So said John Kerry, the United States secretary of state, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in March. That remark ... [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Bangkok: write minded

The spirits of literary greats permeate these halls, writes Catherine Marshall.There's an elephant in the room - and it's made entirely of chocolate. It carries on its back a saddle wrought from confection, and inside the saddle is a load of exquisitely ... [Published Canberra Times - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

INFORMER: Giving bad fad perfect line-up

Journalist Michael Jacobson shares his top 10. Picture Glenn Hampson Source: News Corp AustraliaAnyone who has spent time on social media will be aware of the latest trend for lists.You know the type of guff, the 10 things you didn’t know about this, ... [Published Gold Coast-Australia - Aug 01 2014]

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"being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men" - it was a saying by Joseph Conrad

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Volunteers help identify famous First World War... [Published National Archives UK - 5 hours ago]
I'd love to chat with ageing Lamu poet Prof She... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 21 2014]
VICE Vs Video Games: Video Games Are Good For You [Published Vice UK - Aug 21 2014]
Queen of your Life - Not a Victim!!! [Published PR inside - Aug 21 2014]
Straight Talk: Adventurer tells tales of a coun... [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 20 2014]
Fate Of A Sick Scholar 5 [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 16 2014]
Mystery beyond the myths [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 15 2014]
Sacred and Satanic Violence: The Place of the D... [Published ABC Online - Aug 15 2014]
Jackie Monaghan served the call of courage and ... [Published Mayo News - Aug 14 2014]
FIELDS: Starving the soul on campus [Published Washington Times - Aug 14 2014]
I Could Never Bear to Watch Robin Williams—Unle... [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 13 2014]
National Review’s racist mockery: Another thril... [Published Salon - Aug 13 2014]
Young sailors at the Seaport [Published TheDay.com - Aug 12 2014]
100 Best Novels in English, Since 1900 [Published CounterPunch - Aug 12 2014]
Storytellers of the Blade: Accuracy in Swordplay [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 11 2014]
Eight Literary Pilgrims to inspire you: The Int... [Published Qantas Travel Insider - Aug 11 2014]
The Source Of The Nile Decoded-part 4 [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 10 2014]
The Envoy [Published Time Out Hong Kong - Aug 08 2014]
A revolutionary drone-based delivery network is... [Published Quartz - Aug 07 2014]
Storytellers of the Blade: Accuracy in Swordplay [Published LiveScience.com - Aug 07 2014]
Ebola infects public talk with new xenophobia [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 05 2014]
Ebola has infected public discourse with a new ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 04 2014]
Politics and the Wicked Human Heart [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Aug 04 2014]
Opinion: Does learning a second language lead t... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 03 2014]
The Virus Detective Who Discovered Ebola In 1976 [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 02 2014]
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Bangkok: write minded [Published Canberra Times - Aug 02 2014]
The Source Of The Nile Decoded-Part 3 [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 01 2014]
INFORMER: Giving bad fad perfect line-up [Published Gold Coast-Australia - Aug 01 2014]
Shout! Factory does fans a huge favor with expa... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jul 30 2014]
Zim artistes need foreign networks: British Cou... [Published Daily News Zimbabwe - Jul 27 2014]
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Ebola has infected public discourse with a new ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 04 2014]
Via The Guardian, an op-ed by Lola Okolosie: Ebola has infected public discourse with a new xenophobia. Excerpt:Like Sars and swine flu before it, Ebola has gripped the national imagination. I was made all too aware of this last week on my return to London ...
Shiptalk Newsletter – July 2014 [Published Shiptalk - Jul 09 2014]
Welcome to another issue of Shiptalk – we hope you will find this months collected musings thought provoking and of interest. Hello there, step aboard Shiptalk once again – as we navigate the peaks, troughs and rocky nether regions of shipping. It’s ...
Wordsmiths [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 12 2014]
Aldous Huxley A brief non political post and I mostly do those in the future.  In my 68 years I have been a spy, a scientist and an engineer.  But I have always loved and appreciated literature.  There are authors and writers and then there are wordsmiths ...
Don Vandergriff Reviews American Spartan by Ann... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 10 2014]
[by Mark Safranski , a.k.a. " zen '] American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant  by  Ann Scott Tyson Over at Fred Leland’s LESC blog , friend of ZP, Major Don Vandergriff has spot-on ...
Palestinian prisoner Ayman Itbeish completes 10... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 09 2014]
Palestinian prisoner on 100th day of hunger strike Ayman Itbeish, 34, on Saturday finished his 100th day of a hunger strike against his indefinite detention. (Photo: Ma’an) RAMALLAH (Ma‘an) 7 June — Ayman Itbeish, 34, on Saturday finished ...
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