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  •  Ystävänpäivä is the Friend's Day in Finland

    14 February 2017

    Ystävänpäivä = Friend's Day. In Finland, Valentine's Day is not reserved for people who are romantically involved. Instead, Finns celebrate friendship. School children make cards out of coloured cardboard drawing and writing all sorts of things on them...

  • The report from Katzenperson  in  NEW YORK STATE

    16 February 2017

    The mantle of white that has covered us has turned into a pall. Early one morning I awoke at four o'clock, peered out my window, and saw... nothing. A total white-out, with the wind gusting and complaining louder than the feral cats ever could. The street...

  • A Pancake done in Spanish

    17 February 2017

    Prepare 4 eggs and one spoon of sugar and a whisk.(If you want to put it on, prepare butter and sugar. It's not necessary.) Prepara 4 huevos y una cucharada de azúcar y un batidor (si quieres ponerlo, prepara la mantequilla y el azúcar, no es necesario)....

  • Gentleman's Agreement. A film that entertains again.

    19 February 2017

    Everybody is mixed up America is a mixture This film shows the Mix Now the USA is in a fix It has been ages since I last seen a film This is the first film that I have watched this year Although it was made in 1947 I think that it is a film that has so...

  • Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching (The Book of The Way and its Virtue)

    19 February 2017

    Tao Te Ching Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching (The Book of The Way and its Virtue) The Way - cannot be told. The Name - cannot be named. The nameless is the Way of Heaven and Earth. The named is Matrix of the Myriad Creatures. Eliminate desire to find the Way. Embrace...

  • Kestel flying high in Scottish countryside,

    23 February 2017

    The pleasure is seeing the Kestrel flying up in the sky whilst going out on a walk. El placer es ver el cernícalo volar arriba en el cielo, mientras que salir a dar un paseo. Too many of our wild birds spend their entire life in Captivity Demasiadas de...

  • Kes. Kestrel the knave of the birds. Ken Loach film

    23 February 2017

    Kes Ken Loach's social-realist tragedy from 1969 looks more luminous, more impassioned than ever, a rich film of flesh and blood with a bleaker worldview. An unpatronisable masterpiece. Kes Chronicled the cruelties of capitalism, still championing the...

  • Feathered Dinosaurs

    24 February 2017

    Dinosaurs may have had feathers All dinosaurs had feathers, or at least the potential to sprout feathers. Feathers were a common feature among dinosaurs, particularly smaller ones. They were likely used to insulate the animals. Later they evolved to aid...

  • Scottish Bagpipes in Rock and Roll

    12 July 2020

    Only ACDC the rock group that could turn cannon fire and bagpipes into hard rock gold. AC DC - e mais um classico It is great to hear the story of how the bagpipes got to be the song Mark Evans tells a story about the song, its a long way to the top.AC/DC...

  • Irish Language in Northern Ireland

    13 January 2017

    Money for Irish Language instead of an Election There may be an election or it may be not. There may be money availble for teaching Irish language. What is actually happening with the politicians can the politicians resolve to talk to each other. this...

  • blockchain beats the touts

    06 May 2018

    Tickets to music concerts, sport events and many other things are forged. counterfeited and touted so as to an expensive un-natural price. However now two British graduates have a new solution using the blockchain so as to counter this rampant counterfeiting...

  • freedom of expression

    11 June 2018

    freedom of expression is the most precious thing, the thing we need right now more than anything else Article 10 protects your right to hold your own opinions Article 10 protects your right to hold your own opinions and to express them freely without...

  • Why do we call it a Push Bike?

    22 November 2020

    We call a bicycle in Scotland a push bike because we spend more time pushing it up hills than doing actual cycling. We call a bicycle in Scotland a push bike because we spend more time pushing it up hills than doing actual cycling.

  • Walking into the Dumbarton HIgh Street

    21 November 2020

    It was a raining day yesterday. So it was nice to walk into the High street Happy with the freedom to walk Happy with freedom It is raining. Walking into Dumbarton High Street.

  • A rainy day in Helensburgh

    20 November 2020

    Here is a wee walk in Helensburgh whilst it is raining This is a walk in a rainy day in Helensburgh To spacer w deszczowy dzień w Helensburgh

  • What sets German homes apart?

    19 November 2020

    What sets German homes apart? What sets German homes apart? That's what Rachel want to find out for this week's Meet the Germans. From cake forks to tiny homes and BYO kitchens - join her...

  • Dominic Cummings brought death up north

    27 May 2020

    Dominic Cummings brought the Virus up North Bringing death and illness with him Obligatory Dominic Cummings Proclaimers cover. LYRICS: When we lockdown Well, I know I'm gonna be I'm gonna be the man who says, "Bollocks to that" And if I'... Dominic Cummings...

  • Apology for violating the First Amendment

    05 March 2019

    - - The town of Patagonia has issued an apology for violating the First Amendment rights of the OSN and has pledged to not tolerate any further restrictions on speech. The town of Patagonia has issued an apology for violating the First Amendment rights...

  • The Welsh Language

    02 February 2019

    The Welsh is spoken by 27% of the population 650.000 people and don't forget the 250.000 people who speak Welsh who live in England and 11000 who live in Scotland so the Welsh language has in UK over 900.000 speakers and rising every year by 20.000. it...

  • Saturday. A Joy in the Garden

    23 June 2018

    Saturday. Joyful in watering the lovely garden plants. Happiness with a breakfast afterwards. So much to do this Summer day outside. A pleasure in everything in the love of doing. A Scottish Tale to listen in the Saturday Afternoon

  • Summer Sun

    21 June 2018

    A wonderful day to enjoy the Sunshine Some great music from Texas The singer that went to the same school as myself A Great Summer Song A great Scottish Summer Song

  • new evidence

    05 June 2018

    New evidence on the case from Israel https://twitter.com/nickmon1112/status/1001521775136534528 Donations go towards my expenses and helping my folks out https://www.patreon.com/Veemonro?ty=h https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=codrin%2estavri%40yahoo%2ecom&lc=US&item_name=Veeh%27s%20donation&no_note=0¤cy_code=USD&bn=PP%2dDonationsBF%3abtn_donateCC_LG%2egif%3aNonHostedGuesthttps://www.patreon.com/Veemonro?ty=h...

  • Legality of an arrest

    05 June 2018

    . The legality of an arrest examined People have been emailing me asking for my opinion on the Tommy Robinson debacle, so for what it's worth, here it is. by Rob Warner of http://crimebodge.com/ You can get one-to-one legal advice from me directly for...

  • Finnish music

    02 June 2018

    Tuuletar Some Finnish music which I heard today for the first time. It has a mixture of a Celtic Slavic sound and yet so uniquely Finnish. Well worth a listen to Helena Sorvali's music video of a cappella band Tuuletar (http://tuuletar.com/en). 'Odotan'...

  • french music that I listen today

    06 May 2018

    This is a lovely song It is a pleasant melody. Much joy from this song today. 1er Album " Mini World " sur iTunes http://po.st/MiniWorld Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/IndilaOfficiel Twitter : http://www.twitter.com/Indila Compositeurs: Indila -...