Poem: In Flanders Field

I very rarely use this blog for what some might see as a political point of view… Today 100 years age the guns fell silent across the battlefields of Europe…. Members of my family fought in the War to end all Wars… some came home with honour and some still sleep in those dreaded fields….. I am posting this famous poem as a small gesture Least We Forget their sacrifice… Continue reading Poem: In Flanders Field

Feature: Sex in the Indian Sub Continent

The origins of the current Indian culture can be traced back to the Indus Valley civilisation, which was contemporaneous with the ancient Egyptian and Sumerian civilisations, around 2700 BCE. During this period, the first evidence of attitudes towards sex comes from the ancient texts of Hinduism, Buddhism. These ancient texts, the Rig Veda among few others, reveal moral perspectives on sexuality, marriage and fertility prayers. The epics of ancient India, the Ramayana and Mahabharata, which may have been first composed as early as 500 BCE, had a huge effect on the culture of Asia, influencing later Chinese, Japanese, Tibetan culture and South East Asian culture. Continue reading Feature: Sex in the Indian Sub Continent