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Building a World in a Hurry

This morning we’re looking at another effective opening.  Like last month’s example, the first scene isn’t simply dramatic but introduces a likable character (named November) finding a moment of peace in an otherwise miserable life. But even more, it introduces readers quite effectively to an alternate metaphysics.  Note how the …

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A Selection of Pictures from the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, produced by the World Photography Organization, is one of the world’s finest contemporary photography competitions. This year, for the 11th edition of the contest, 320,000 photographers from 200 countries submitted a range of stunning pictures from around the world to be judged. Zelda Cheatle, …

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Basque Culinary World Prize 2018: How to Nominate

Nominations for the Basque Culinary World Prize 2018, which seeks to highlight those who are transforming society through gastronomy, are now open. Devised by the Basque Culinary Center in San Sebastián, the prize, now in its third year, is deliberated on by a jury of top chefs, including Massimo Bottura, …

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New Doc Follows French Chef Around the World

If you’re intrigued by the dedication that goes into being one of the best chefs in the world, a fascinating new documentary, The Quest of Alain Ducasse, should satisfy your curiosity. Recently premiering at Berlin’s culinary fim festival Gilles de Maistre’s discreet film follows French culinary genius, Alain Ducasse, as he travels the world …

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Chef Slammed for Endorsing ‘Worst Beer in the World’

Gordon Ramsay has been mocked online for appearing in an advert for Cass, a South Korean beer described as “maybe the worst beer in the world.”  As The Guardian reports, Ramsay has been slammed on social media for appearing in the advert, which you can watch below, due to the …

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Reading the World: Translation Is Rising

Image – iStockphoto: Runna Where Politics Can’t Stop Us A funny thing happened on the way to isolationism. Some in the business believe there’s new interest in work from other languages. I’m hopeful that some of what’s lost in the dynamics of vulgar nationalism can be found in translation. Threatened …

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Fico Eataly World Bologna: A First Preview Inside

When talking about the monumental work behind erecting FICO Eataly World it’s impossible not to start with the numbers. 100,000 square meters (approx 24 football pitches), of which 20,000 square metres are fields and stables (housing 200 animals and 2000 plant cultivars) and 80,000 commercial areas that boast 45 dining venues, six classrooms, a …

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The World is Inside Out

How do you think of our world?  How is it organized, in your mind?  Geographically?  Planet, continents, countries, regions, states, counties, cities, neighborhoods, streets?  Politically, by a range of authority from dictatorships to democracy?  By religion?  By class? Do you see the world as dichotomies?  City versus country, ocean versus …

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