Yore Lore

Yore Lore: Romancing the spices

As we become increasingly health-conscious and as healthy life choices like exercising regularly, cutting down on sugar and salt are advocated, we turn to alternate…


Yore Lore: Ishtar

Goddesses of the ancient cultures, especially in Greece, Rome, Egypt and the Middle East, were often both beautiful and cruel. Yet there is something fascinating…



Yore Lore: Salman Rushdie

Most of us have heard of Salman Rushdie. It may be no more than remembering a Seinfeld episode in which Kramer is convinced that he…


Yore lore: The Mexican Revolution

Mexico is the land of incredibly beautiful women, gorgeous and charming men, and exotic Latin dances. There is an exotic beauty to the country’s culture….


Yore Lore: Ken Saro-Wiwa

Standing up for a cause requires a belief in yourself and your ideals. It also requires guts. Speaking for myself, I find it difficult to…



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“Where Sydney Cove her lucid bosom swells, Courts her young navies, and the storm repels” — Erasmus Darwin In the 1980s, North America was invaded….


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Whether in the form of Jedi Knights who wield their elegant lightsabers, or cartoon felines who deliver pizza and fight crime, the samurai has become…