Dear Readers,

The main feature is The Living Word – Tales from Tribal India by Randhir Khare.

An interview with Bobby Chinn, the celebrated restaurateur and TV Presenter. He has hosted the World Cafe Asia show for the Travel and Living Channel, BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, UKTV Food’s Great Food Live and Bobby Chinn Cooks Asia for the Discovery Channel. A must read is his bestselling book Wild, Wild East, Recipes & Stories from Vietnam.

Joo Peter’s photo exhibit of the Jade Emperor Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) is a collector’s item.

• The beautiful and gifted Country star, Kori Jean Olsen, from Austin, Texas, speaks about her life and work in an exclusive interview. She is on the verge of great stardom.

Terry McDonagh’s poem, A Journey Home!, was written about 20 years ago and yet the emotions are alive and relevant in the verse.

Special Report – Asylum Seekers in Tel Aviv by Steven Beck, Director of Israel-Diaspora relations, Irac, on the African refugees in Israel raises a number of uncomfortable questions on Jewish values besides highlighting the wonderful charity work that is being done.

• It takes a village – A photo feature on ARDC by Sari Ganulin reflects the pathos of the African refugees.

Candess M Campbell’s, Creating Healthy Boundaries, is essential reading for those seeking a balanced life.

John Chester Lewis exhibits two of his paintings that he feels will be of interest to his new born daughter in the years to come.

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Om Shanti Shanti Shanti Om

Mark Ulyseas
Publisher/Editor