Did You Know…? The Mighty Roman Emperor Nero

Ciao! 🙂 I am sure that every one of you is more than familiar with the Roman Empire and its imperialist expansion for over two centuries. Well, this "Did You Know...?" article is about the fifth Roman Emperor, the great Nero. I have completed a short course on the History of the Roman Empire and... Continue Reading →


Tall Tales… 5

Ciao! 🙂 Tonight, I have a comic strip from Bangalore Times published on Tuesday, 10 May 2016. It is everybody's (I hope) favourite "Dennis the Menace": 😀 Dennis was originally a creation of American artist and writer, Hank Ketcham (1920-2001). His comic character, Dennis, began to be published in newspapers and magazines in 1951 in... Continue Reading →

Tall Tales… 4

Ciao! 🙂 I'm sure every one of you loves the animated movie, "How to Train Your Dragon". It is a very nice movie, with memorable scenes and statements. The one that struck me as a strong feature of this movie (and the sequel) is that of the element of friendship that is shown here quite... Continue Reading →

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