Archive | December, 2013

The Indispensable Man: Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)

6 Dec

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No one is indispensable. Yet history is full of individuals whose absence or presence changed the course of human events and altered the fate of nations. Most of these were autocrats whose accumulation of power was itself the reason to fear the vacuum resulting from their departure. But Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday, Dec. 5, at the age of 95, became indispensable because he had dispensed with the things that empowered tyrants and with which they rarely parted: pride, power, anger and vengeance.

By the time of his death, he had not been President of South Africa for 14 years. Yet he remained first in the hearts of his compatriots who were so fearful of his passing that prayers went up from believers and unbelievers alike whenever he took ill. What they feared they would lose when they lost him was manifold: the wisdom to see racial reconciliation as a…

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6 Dec

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The Show Is Starting

5 Dec

Great art work. 🙂

Art by Ken

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16×20 in. mixed media on illustration board

Things are getting exciting around here, I am having an artist reception at our local gallery here in Cookeville. (Art a’ la Carte ) Not sure the town is excited, but we are around the house, have to get some good finger food and few last-minute details ready for Friday evening.  The art looks good hanging all together, like a gathering of … well you get the idea. Hopefully I won’t talk people’s’ ears off too much.

As for my latest piece to post, it a continuation of Lines Too Storm. Layers and layers of weather coming in, each different in color and shape.  Had several more overhead lines in this originally but it just didn’t look right, so I had to cover and redo most of the middle…but that isn’t why the darker colors are there. They were always part…

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Home’z Eurasian & Western Cuisines

2 Dec

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The Eurasians Cuisines known as Home’z Kitchen Western Food (run by Scott Da Silva and Caroline M. D’Almeida) and Home’z Eurasian Food Nasi Lemak (run by Anita Tan and Alex D’Almeida) is a place to savor Eurasian and Western Food within I Love U Cafe (A Hawker Center) located in Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island.

They offer variety of Western & Eurasians cuisines from their hawker stalls within the I Love U Cafe but anyone can call ahead to order for a gathering or a dinner party. *Do take note that the tables are not reserve.

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Plus, they provide catering services for interested individuals for functions and parties. I do advise you to visit I Love U Cafe and sample their offerings in order to get a better fit to your taste or to what you may want them to cater for your functions or parties! You can get to know them in person and enjoy the hospitality, great culture, and heritage cuisines of the Eurasian folk in Penang.

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They participate in the Little Penang Street Market (under the umbrella of the Penang Arts Council founded and registered in 1954) every last Sunday of the month at the Upper Penang Road known as the Garage next to the historical Eastern & Oriental (E&O) Hotel.

To all visitors, fellow Penangites, and Malaysians do stop by the I Love U Cafe (A Hawker Center) located in Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia. It’s in the heart of Penang’s tourist center located north of the Penang Island.

Location Update: Home’z Kitchen With Scott and Caroline has moved to 2A Lorong Delima 6, Island Glades, Penang. Please Call them for reservation : Caroline 010-226 1330

(A Special Thank You to Christina Anne Karl for the new information regarding the new Location Update on Home’z Kitchen.)

Thank You!

Related Articles:

Madam Elenor Annie Keun: Keeping Penang’s Afrikaner Heritage Alive!

Eurasian Fiesta 2012

Penang Eurasian Feast

 Vol. 1/2013. VNM-Nieuwsbrief May 2013

Vol. 2/2013. VNM-Nieuwsbrief November 2013

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