Entries from August 2008

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Gigantic Iranian Hookahs

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Saturday, August 16th, 2008

“The Thief of Bagdad”

You Tube downloads of the film which can be played as a list The Thief of Bagdad (1940) ¬†Find the whole movie on YouTube the first link is a smaller screen¬†¬† and the second link much better and larger http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=CjjoDiMdI_E¬† or <object width=”425″ height=”344″><param name=”movie” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/CjjoDiMdI_E&hl=en&fs=1″></param><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><embed src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/CjjoDiMdI_E&hl=en&fs=1” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”425″ height=”344″></embed></object>

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

1824 First-Hand Hookah in Calcutta,India

¬†(Permission granted by author) : I was reading a book this week about various first hand personnal stories and views on Calcutta,India from the time it was first built by a private British citizen 200 plus years ago until the squallor of today. One short chapter was written by Fanny Parkes in 1824 and she […]