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About banyasaw

Nothing much to say. An old man of 74 at the threshold of the twilight zone. Rather eccentric but liberal minded.

This West of Yankin

Banya Saw January 8, 2014 · Yangon, Burma · An online friend posted a photo of present day West Yankin on her Facebook page today. This brings back sweet memories of the place where I lived four decades ago in … Continue reading

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About to go home

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Reverse metamorphosis

According to the dictionary, the word metamorphosis as an allegory is a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one, by natural or supernatural means. By the way, have you seen the … Continue reading

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Me ten years ago

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Ten years ago

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No dashed down hopes, please

I’m not sure from which story, but I think may be it’s from “The Great Stone Face” which was one of the stories from one of the two of my Matriculation Class English text books (1958 Class): “Only those whose … Continue reading

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When Myanmar eyes are smiling

Smile: A change of facial expression involving a brightening of the eyes and an upward curving of the corners of the mouth, expressive of amusement, pleasure,affection, irony, derision, etc. This dictionary definition classifies a smile into two types: one expressive … Continue reading

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