Should we "shrugra" off the tughra?

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

September 13, 2007 Ed Cartoon

The recent unveiling of the public art piece by local artist Jamelie Hassan has garnered controversy.

Hassan’s “Kian,” a Persian word meaning “benevolent monarch or king,” and an Arabic word meaning “soul” or “essence,” and a Celtic name (keon) meaning “ancient one,” is an Arabic calligraphic symbol done in neon lighting that adorns the outside of King’s University College. (read more)

I'd die for some steak and kidney pie

Food Fisticuffs: Britain vs Lebanon

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

While the sun definitely did set on the British Empire, I still feel I’m basking in its brightest rays every time I sit down to a meal.

The product of British parents, I was often exposed to a Sunday roast, a light salad plate, bangers n’ mash, a meat pie, Yorkshire pudding, a curry and many other types of savoury pub fare. (read more)

Tabouli's better than bangers n' mash

Food Fisticuffs: Britain vs Lebanon

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

Canadian cuisine is generally dominated by European flavour " our English heritage keeps British food on the burner, and Italian has to have the strongest influence outside the United Kingdom. Even when it comes to multicultural foods, the scene seems saturated with Oriental and Hispanic. (read more)

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