Thursday, April 27, 2017

Throwback Thursday Part 29

On April 27th, 1986 Soviet authorities ordered the evacuation of the city of Pripyat (pop. 50,000) 1 day after the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Therefore, today's Throwback Thursday is to the wonderful year of 1986.
I know all of you missed the 80's, right?

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Bookshelf Part 4

Another bookshelf presented. As always, I don't include academic books because even though they can be fun, they are sometimes regional and no use telling about them.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Throwback Thursday Part 28

Today's Throwback Thursday takes us to the year 1611. Macbeth was performed for the first time. Therefore, songs about greed, err... something and marching forests.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Throwback Thursday Part 27

Today's Throwback Thursday is to the year 1970 when Apollo 13 announced: "Houston we've got a problem!" This is why today - songs from the year 1970.
This is also a special year for me.

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Sending the demons away during Sōjinsai

A short article translated about the festival called Sōjinsai in Saitama prefecture. The main aim of the event is to banish the evil deities causing plagues and illness.
It's always held on the second Sunday of April.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Throwback Thursday Part 26

1320: The Scots reaffirm their independence by signing the Declaration of Arbroath. Therefore today is Tartan Day. And today's Throwback Thursday is to Scotland.

Saturday, April 01, 2017

[Review] The Last Kingdom Season 1

The Danes don't like Saxons. The Saxons don't like Danes. The Danes like the lands of the Saxons.
The end.