Tag Archives: Zoroastrian

The Fire Temple of Chak Chak that weeps for its princess.

Earlier this week I was reminded of a wonderfully tragical romantic episode of history when I was attaching the fabulous new BBC 4 show entitled The Art of Persia.  Towards the beginning of the programme they visited a spot that … Continue reading

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21st century genocide – The Yazidi

Few can have escaped seeing the footage in the last week of the “genocide” being inflicted on the Yazidi people in Iraq.  To many they are just another bad news story but for various reasons I have always had an … Continue reading

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