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    Eternal rest?

    I’ve heard tell that Muslims are buried standing up. And the Muslim cemeteries I have been to would suggest the same. I did some digging

    2014 Grateful 52

    2014 Grateful 40

    Some people celebrate their birthdays in style. Some ignore them completely. Others still, like my mate GB in Malta, visits a cemetery. He’s not fussy

    Budapest

    A day of remembrance

    All Saints’ Day is one of my favourite days on the Budapest calendar. To see policemen on traffic duty inside the grounds of the city’s

    The grass on the other side

    One of the first things that struck me about Oslo was the amount of green in the city. There are parks everywhere. And those parks

    Missing mass

    I like to go mass each Sunday and when in Budapest, do so religiously. Even when I travel I try to find a Catholic church

    The bliss of solitude

    My short-term memory is worsening by the day. My long-term memory isn’t much better. I find myself having vague recollections of events and conversations rather

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