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Holi: the festival of colours

March 16, 2016 Ryan Newman 0

Release the rainbow of rangoli this spring as the sunshine beams downward. Celebrated widely, especially in South Asia, Holi is a celebration of happiness and renewal. In many ways we

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A Traill worth following

March 8, 2016 Ryan Newman 0

Slopes and steps, About the crows. Trace footsteps, Throughout the snow. Ice and slush, To slip and slide, Between the mush, We gently glide. Glide. Glide. Over the tide. Up


December 1, 2015 Ryan Newman 0

“Shadows dancing through the candle light; strands of rangoli reflecting henna artwork; fireworks exploding into Bollywood fever. Welcome to the beauty of South Asia – welcome to Diwali.” On November