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Aggripina (the Younger)

Great Granddaughter of Augustus, daughter of Germanicus, sister of Caligula, wife of Claudius, mother of Nero… Aggripina is surely one of the most intriguing women of all time. Here is a short tribute to the assassinated mother, killed by soldiers…

Dancing on Top of Taal Volcano

BACKGROUND: I was on home-leave from my Zurich-duties at that time, and my wife and I were supposed to bring our youngest daughter, Claudia Monette (a 2nd-year Theatre Arts major) to her boarding school at the Philippine High School of…

Unlike Today

EN: An elderly couple fights for dignity as they balance on the edge of their earlier lives. Both resist accepting their new life, now dominated by illness and nursing. A visit from their daughter could be the turning point. FR:…