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Strawberry Fields are Forever

Strawberry fields are forever was possibly one of the strangest songs I had ever heard growing up and I could never understand why it was called that. I still cant honestly but thats a story for another day perhaps, my struggle to understand music and trying to break into the classics! Today I bring to… Continue reading Strawberry Fields are Forever

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Asia · Bangladesh

Shubho Noboborsho – Happy Bangladeshi New Year 1425

The smell of a large, new ledger mingled with that of attor or incense, being served various mishtis when you visit shops, especially jewelry and Old Dhaka shops, Pohela Baishakh or the Bengali New Year is replete with traditions and nuances throughout the Bengal region as well as South East Asia.  Yet, eventhough as we… Continue reading Shubho Noboborsho – Happy Bangladeshi New Year 1425