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Posts on 11/03/99

Polynesia: Tonga

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/03/99 10:11 am)      Y 2M has put Tonga on the map, since, thanks to a bend in the International Date Line, it will be the first country to greet it. S ...

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The Day of the Dead

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/03/99 6:05 am) While Halloween was the unique customary animal show in the United States, it was the Day of the Dead in Mexico, celebrated by all except those car-owners who took ...

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Halloween, Stanford University

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/03/99 3:57 am) Halloween is hallowed evening, all Souls Day when we pray for the deceased, especially our parents. In Catholic countries thousands go to the cemeteries and ...

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Posts on 11/02/99

Palestinian Arab Viewpoint

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/02/99 5:11 pm) Fay Afaf Kanafani has sent a long comment reflecting the Palestinian Arab viewpoint. She attributes Western policy to oil imperialism, with the Palestinians ...

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Le Rugby

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/02/99 11:20 am) Michael Bassett ventures into the history of French rugby:      Its support is strongest in the areas where the British had their last to ...

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(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/02/99 11:11 am) From New Zealand, Michael Bassett clarifies and confuses:      The All Blacks are NEW ZEALAND's national team, not Australia' ...

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Vital Statistics

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/02/99 6:54 am) Elena Danielson comments on the dismal vital statistics for Denmark:      The Danes are the first to publicize these alarming numbers. The ...

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Islam: Western Sahara

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/02/99 3:57 am) Feelings about Islam, pro and contra, run deep. WAISers who know the Middle East well send completely different interpretations. Some, like Miles Seeley, urge us to b ...

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(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/02/99 2:58 am) I have yet to find a place Jaqui White does not like, from Saudi deserts to the rainy state of Washington. We once lived in Vancouver, British Columbia, and under ...

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