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  • The schoolmaster abroad

    09 May 2017

    Lord Henry Brougham (1778-1868) The schoolmaster is abroad, and I trust more to him, armed with his primer, than I do to the soldier in full military array, for upholding and extending the liberties of his country. Lord Henry Brougham (1778-1868)

  • A translation from Mouna

    09 May 2017

    The key of succes of any society or person is firstly the education and secondary the science. This was a translation from Arabic Mouna http://learn-english-forum.org/profile/mouna .

  • Wisdom from Siri

    09 May 2017

    Siri Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education... This was from --- 2014siri Siri GERMANY I like learning on Memrise and translating on Community Translation I have respect for the work of others DL since 2014-01-20 2014siri

  • A piper

    11 May 2017

    A piper Playing in Dumbarton

  • Glasgow is the coldest and wettest city in the UK

    12 May 2017

    Glasgow is the coldest and wettest city in the UK Glasgow is now officially the coldest and wettest city in the UK.

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)

    13 May 2017

    Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) What would the world be, once bereft Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness and wet; Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet. Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)

  • Sharleen Spiteri

    13 May 2017

    Sharleen Spiteri A girl who went to the same school as me in Scotland Now has a new album which is quite good

  • Normans, how the people lived. 4

    14 May 2017

    How the people lived during the Norman times. To work the land they needed sickles and pruning knives.

  • Normans, how the people lived. 5

    15 May 2017

    How the people lived during the Norman times. All the villeins work was written down in the Court Roll and the lord’s steward and the village reeve saw that it was carried out. Any villein who disobeyed was brought to the Manor Court to pay a fine.

  • Motto of Mary, Queen of Scotland (1542-1587)

    15 May 2017

    Mary, Queen of Scotland En ma fin git mon commencement. In my end is my beginning. Mary, Queen of Scotland {Motto embroidered with her mother’s emblem}

  • Words for Mari

    15 May 2017

    Fleeting clouds, life, ... passing, passing sadness amongst us yet continue embrace .

  • Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

    16 May 2017

    Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) Breathes there the man, with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne’er within him burned, As home his footsteps hath turned. From wandering on a foreign strand! Sir...

  • Blue on Black

    16 May 2017

    Nos lampes ont ferme les yeux. Plus moyen de se reconnaitre. Nous traversons un chateau bleu Qui n'a jamais eu de fenetres. Maurice Carême (1899 – 1978)

  • The Norman Times: 8

    04 June 2017

    The Norman Times: The barons loved fighting and often had tournaments for sport in their castle-yards. So, when Richard I, the Lion-heart, took an army to the Holy Land for the Third Crusade, they followed him eagerly.

  • Scotland 1 - Brazil 0

    04 June 2017

    Today Scotland became the first Scotland side at any level to beat Brazil In the prestigious Toulon Tournament

  • Exodus

    05 June 2017

    Understanding why an Exodus is taking place and how to either prevent it or take an opportunity to gain. This is a question concerning so many countries today as Exodus is a key concept.

  • The Norman Times: 9

    05 June 2017

    The Norman Times: For 200 years, French, German and English knights went on Crusades. They capture Jerusalem from the Turks and ruled most of the Holy Land for a time. But they were always quarrelling among themselves.

  • Richard I

    06 June 2017

    Richard I defeated Saladin but he could not win Jerusalem back. When the Crusaders came home they brought back new ideas about building, warfare and castles. They also brought carpets, sugar, and fruits such as lemons. In the East, they also learned about...

  • A day for pleasure

    06 June 2017

    A Summer day and already the sun is out. We sing a lovely song before our breakfast. Then out to play whilst a breeze can calm Smile at our neighbours that cycle by Then busy paint a colourful butterfly A Summer's day begins so nicely

  • The cat springing

    06 June 2017

    A cat to entertain but brings itself About to jump then springs away to freedom

  • Kurt Tucholsky

    07 June 2017

    Kurt Tucholsky „ In Deutschland gilt derjenige, der auf den Schmutz hinweist, für viel gefährlicher als derjenige, der den Schmutz macht. “ Kurt Tucholsky (1890-1935)

  • Breakfast in Tiffany's

    17 May 2017

    Breakfast in Tiffany's Marvellous to wake to the morning with a lovely cup of coffee and this song. It was a number one in Scotland and it has a story and is a great nice song

  • “Every Scotsman should be a Scottish nationalist”. 

    17 May 2017

    John Buchan. (1875- 1940) “Every Scotsman should be a Scottish nationalist”. John Buchan. John Buchan was a Scottish novelist, historian and a Unionist politician

  • Nemo me impune lacesit.

    18 May 2017

    Nemo me impune lacesit. Wha daur meddle wi' me. Motto of the Scots Crown

  • William Dunbar (c. 1460-1525)

    19 May 2017

    William Dunbar (c. 1460-1525) Gif thou has micht, be gentle and free; And gif thou stands in povertie, Of thin awn will to it consent; And riches sall return to thee; He has eneuch that is content. William Dunbar (c. 1460-1525) The Poet Laureate of the...