Tag Archives: SOAS

Is the Queen descended from the Prophet Muhammad?

It is said that most of us have hundreds or thousands of living relations, if only we knew who they were.  On one line of my family tree I have found to be descended from such people such as the … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela, the man and the times

When I was growing up as a boy in the 1980’s there were three continual stories that kept coming on the news headlines.  They were all quite similar and the images were almost interchangeable.  Though the world was on edge … Continue reading

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Why are we here? or The SOAS Library

Why are we here?   I’m not going to attempt to answer the big theological debate here, at least not today. Everyone goes through a series of events or experiences that gradually shape their ideas,  ideals and general outlook on life.   … Continue reading

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