Category Archives: English

Posts in English, written by Dugutigui and several other authors that Dugutigui likes

among galician – (en)

“Nostalgia initiates with food,” said Che Guevara; perhaps recalling a juicy Argentinean asado while sharing an insipid yuca with mojo with his comrades in Sierra Madre. Maybe because this nostalgia -the lacón with turnip tops and the octopus á feira in my case- I … Continue reading

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a fishing village – (en)

The beautiful spring light was bathing the pavement among a cluster of prosaic blue slate and grey stone houses of differing heights, with scraps of garden coming in between, boxes with flowers of many colors hanging off the windows and … Continue reading

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a taste of heaven – (video) (en)

Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part… Enter full screen Honest to goodness it’s the absolute ultimate! Respect to Eric Sterman! . A taste of Heaven – … Continue reading

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man and nature – (en)

Time was when all men believed that the earth was flat. It would be difficult now to trace all the errors into which this assumption led the thinking of those days, or to ascertain how many practical comforts and advantages … Continue reading

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freedom – (en)

Time was set in motion. His parents decided, when their child will come, it should be a free child. Their child came. They offered him their world. Time passed on. And because he was raised in a Catholic culture he … Continue reading

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lasagna and me – (en)

Humor keeps me alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food –you can go a week without laughing. Food is one of the things I enjoy tremendously. After a good meal one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations. But in … Continue reading

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african seasons – (en)

Year by year, and taking its time to perhaps admit that things can’t ever bear the same certainty again, I learnt to like those transitional days, the moments between those perfect ever-changing dry and rain seasons, that define the face … Continue reading

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if dead people could vote – (en)

I don’t know who the Western spinmeisters think they are fooling. Since the official end of the Cold War and defense spending was scaled back, it did not take the warmongers long to create a new plan to replace the … Continue reading

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corporatocracy – (en)

The Romans claimed to have always fought “just wars.” The fact is they mostly, in the devious road of imperialism, exploited the subjects for the profit of the sovereign citizen. The imperialism pattern, with minor historical adjustments, always follows the … Continue reading

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humans discerning cosmos – (es)

It was six men of Indostan To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), That each by observation Might satisfy his mind. The First approach’d the Elephant, And happening to fall Against … Continue reading

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is putin the irrational one? – (en)

Vladimir Putin seems to have lost touch with reality, Angela Merkel reportedly told Barack Obama after speaking with the Russian president. He is “in another world.” “I agree with what Angela Merkel said … that he is in another world,” said … Continue reading

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white house goes twilight zone – (en)

“We have met the enemy, and he is us!” … Pogo Rod Serling, creator of the Twilight Zone TV series, must be smiling down on us from the hereafter as he watches those of us in our sixties who grew … Continue reading

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why do they hate russia? – (en)

The West is guilty of the same crimes it accuses Russia of committing. Russia is not a superpower. Its population was shrinking, and so is its military, political, and economic might. Yes, Russians have their oil money to organise Olympics or … Continue reading

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where west’s power resides – (en)

People are used to measure the power of a country based on its economic and military power. On this basis, no one seems to question that the USA is the first world power. But perhaps we should analyze all dimensions … Continue reading

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ngos plan ukraine war – (en)

NGOs caught forging documents for war, insider warns all NGOs infiltrated; ‘Independent military observers’ for EU-based group OSCE again turned away in Crimea, OSCE branded one more ‘vulgar instrument’ for foreign interests; and CNN buys the latest State Department hoax. In … Continue reading

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the ukrainian pendulum – (en)

The stakes are high in the Ukraine: after the coup, as Crimea and Donbas asserted their right to self determination, American and Russian troops entered Ukrainian territory, both under cover. The American soldiers are “military advisors”, ostensibly members of Blackwater … Continue reading

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western expansion’s fruit – (en)

The clash in Crimea is the fruit of western expansion. The external struggle to dominate Ukraine has put fascists in power and brought the country to the brink of conflict. Diplomatic pronouncements are renowned for hypocrisy and double standards. But … Continue reading

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ukraine’s looting has begun – (en)

According to a report [ http://www.kommersant.ua/doc/2424454 ] in Kommersant-Ukraine, the finance ministry of Washington’s stooges in Kiev who are pretending to be a government has prepared an economic austerity plan that will cut Ukrainian pensions from $160 to $80 so … Continue reading

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ukraine – (en)

Reading the dispatches covering the crisis in Ukraine I think that we’re living again the nightmares of 1914 or 1939. I do not suggest, dear reader, that today’s mourning events in that country foreshadow another major war or an awful … Continue reading

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to my sister – (en)

I’d want to run as far and as fast as I could, but I just feel angry at myself and, at the same time, strangely appeased. Someone too close is falling off the face of this earth, to never come … Continue reading

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