Monday, 18 January 2016

SWAHILI WORD PLAY - Lost in Translation


These days if you are on WhatsApp you would constantly receive pics and clips from everywhere.
Most of the time credits are not given. WhatsApp is not that sort of place. However, let me salute whoever made up these words.
In Swahili there are three different words expressing the process of making and eating rice.
Its not like in English where rice means rice. Cooked, raw, etc, is just rice.
In Swahili you have rice in its farming stage i.e. in a  Paddy-field.

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BARDS WITHOUT BORDERS - JANUARY SATURDAY 16th

Diary of 400 Years Shakespeare



 New Year....mid January.
We met again. Arcola Theatre. A different room. The floor had an unusual colour...
As usual, ready and forthcoming...here again were The Three Facilitators, Tom Green, Arne Pohlmeier and Laila Sumpton
The room was cold, the room smelt of paint, the room was....secluded....away from the main Arcola hassle and bustle....but the meeting buzzed, chimed, synced... Everything was so soooo Inspirational.

After December's first gig, we are ready for Arcola 30th January and Poetry Cafe on Monday 1st February.

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