Pronounced “hueguh”, hygge is a Danish word, loosely translated as cosiness, togetherness, conviviality, consolation and contentment. After visiting Thiriyaya, we drove south, by way of the nice harbor towns of Trincomalee and Batticaloa, the place the Tigers and the military had once fought so persistently for control of the ports. As recently as 2008, when the war had weakened the insurgents, their guerrilla aircraft bombed the port at Trincomalee—an act that had so little strategic impact, it must have been born out of sheer frustration. Turning inland, we skirted Sri Lanka’s largest lake before entering Gal Oya Nationwide Park. On our cell phones, the sign flickered and expired.
The XIX Worldwide Botanical Congress was a unique opportunity for Smithsonian Libraries and the Biodiversity Heritage Library to meet with colleagues from around the globe (and from down the hall) to discuss important issues associated to plant science and the way we, as librarians, can work with plant scientists to speed up their work and to achieve the aspirational goals as outlined within the Shenzhen Declaration.
Hearteningly, regardless of all of the adversity that Istanbul has confronted, readers nonetheless see it as probably the greatest places in Europe to go to. The local weather in Turkey might be unsure, however a thriving younger art scene, great inns, from the 4 Seasons to Soho Home, and a dramatic waterfront plan within the works, this jewel of the Bosporus ought to stay so for years to come back.
There’s a large and vibrant LGBTQ neighborhood right here in Charleston, and we were very completely happy to see each the parade and the festival properly attended. Corporate sponsorship was very a lot in evidence, and we got swag from T-Mobile, Google, Boeing, and TD Financial institution, amongst others. Regretting having failed to take action at the pageant in Chattanooga a 12 months ago, we bought a 3’x5′ rainbow flag for Vector to wear at competition time.
The poster is of its time, which can also be what makes it compelling to me. The world appears so completely different now, what would it not have been wish to go to a Fatluck? On-line maps present me that the laundromat and the financial institution may still be there however that the women’s centre is now at a special location. The terminology has also shifted, womyn being a means of naming gender separate to men’s involvement, but additionally a time period that has historical associations with trans-exclusionary radical feminism. While I have seen some trans women/womyn reclaim womyn, I don’t see this phrase fairly often these days.