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Unladylike ebullience

They climbed the embankment of Osawa Pond for a brief look at the cherries there, and went on past the temple gates – the Temple of the Great Awakening, the Temple of Clean Coolness, the Temple of the Heavenly Dragon … Continue reading

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Empire

The cook was an Indian, engaged by the hospitable al-Kafs to make British travellers feel at home with their own familiar dishes : he had been brought to Tarim with the news of my coming, and I realised what a … Continue reading