Let me go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky ... This is the sailor’s life, one of huge distances, strange shores, close confinement, the long tedium of the calm, and sometimes the terror of the storm.
Cleopatra knew about the healing properties of the Dead Sea thousands of years ago. Today, the same results are still sought by people looking for long-lasting relief from a host of ailments such as psoriasis, asthma and arthritis. But even for those who can’t bathe in the Dead Sea itself, it is the legendary source of materials used in the modern cosmetics and skincare industry as it offers millions of salts rich in minerals, and numerous beauty products are extracted from this ancient mystical bed of sea salts, which is known for its healing properties.
Did you like your sushi? Did you enjoy that generous helping of pond scum you had with it? Because if your maguro and your ebi were served with nori, or other varieties of seaweed so tastefully presented in the average Japanese restaurant, that’s exactly what you were eating.
In the end, it’s about respect. A gay friend of mine, Ko Hla Myo, a make-up artist who runs a beauty salon in North Dagon, said, “If you are gay, whatever job you choose you are still gay. You can’t change how other people think about you.
Memory International Festival of Heritage Cinema, featuring more than 50 classic films from different countries, will be hosted from May 29 to June 7 at Nay Pyi Taw Cinema. The festival is in its third edition, and the theme this year is “Women”.