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A day in the life of climate change

February 1, 2011


I went out for a walk down by the river last week.  It was the first sunny day, warm, after many days of rain.  I also suspected, feeling the warmth in the air, that the cherry blossoms might start responding to the spring weather.  And I was right.  Pink blossoms popping out of their buds […]

It is a strict law that bids us dance

February 1, 2011


We want to know whether you have come to stop our dances and feasts, as the missionaries and agents who live among our neighbours try to do. We do not want anybody here who will interfere with our customs. We were told that a man-of-war would come if we should continue to as our grandfathers […]