Cenotaph, Whitehall, Sunday, November 11, 2018. Whilst tucking into the best stewed fruits ever, which I have now- two visits to said Bloomsbury hotel – discovered actually causes my paunch to disappear, a light drizzle dreamily danced outside the dining … Continue reading
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By far, one of the funniest Academy Awards Opening monologues. Leading up to last night’s awards, I was a bit apprehensive about how the whole race row would pan out. I think that Chris Rock did a fantastic job and … Continue reading
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Happy Black History Month! Who cares about the Oscars? The most important point of power in all situations is being able to see through to the structure of anything. Those who cannot manipulate real time events to show themselves, chosen, … Continue reading
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Beyoncé performing Proud Mary at Kennedy Center Honors for Tina Turner. ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ © 2013-2020 Arvin da Brgha. All Rights Reserved.
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Oil on canvas 26.5 x 20.0 cm © 2014 Wim Heldens Provenance: Private collection. http://www.wimheldens.com/ ___________________________ © 2013-2019 Arvin da Brgha. All Rights Reserved.
June 5, 2014
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Here are the rules: Display the Award certificate on your blog. Write a post and link back to the blogger that nominated you. Inform your nominees of their award nominations Share three ways that you like to help other people. … Continue reading