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  • Hej ! what's this? Is it fishes or is it dinosaurs or even penguins?

    20 January 2017

    Then driving in Artica a van just stopped at the edge of the cleiff then hej what;s this a penguin going out and then it is very long because the cliff was very large and then the van but the line was to short to be like hoe they expected so they the...

  • Gospel .... . .. The door to door poem in Gateshead

    20 February 2017

    Gospel – Dear Sister, gather round and I will tell you the Good News,I’ve had a vision so profound I want to share with you,And when you hear this revelation you won’t doubt it’s trueCos the message that I’ve come to preach is:I Do Not Have A Clue. What...

  • Scottish Gaelic Basic Phrases

    16 March 2017

    Welcome FàilteCeud mìle fàilte Hello HalòCiamar a tha thu? (inf)Ciamar a tha sibh? (frm/pl) How are you Ciamar a tha thu? (inf)Ciamar a tha sibh? (frm/pl)Dè mar a tha thu? (inf)Dè mar a tha sibh? (frm/pl) Reply to 'How are you?' Tha gu math, tapadh leat,Ciamar...

  • "Sometimes" by lindakanga.

    19 March 2017

    Sometimes I'm small, tied tight in a ball, I want no-one to see me, not no-one at all. Sometimes there passes a soft whisper of care, and I feel perhaps here, there is nothing to scare. Sometimes the sharing of voices I hear, and then I can start to believe...

  • rebellious Scots to crush: British National Anthem?

    12 April 2017

    rebellious Scots to quell/Crush God Save the Queen - lyrics of the British national anthem God save our gracious Queen. Long live our noble Queen God save the Queen Send her victorious Happy and glorious Long to reign over us God save the Queen O Lord...

  • Scots-Italians

    24 April 2017

    I am going to eat here in the King's Café on Elmbank street once I have finished here in the Mitchell Library in Glasgow, Scotland. An Italian cafe Scots-Italians can trace their history back to the mass migrations of the late 1800s when they fled famine,...

  • A Chinese Spring story.

    03 May 2017

    "There was an orphan boy named Little Wu, who was later adopted by a kindhearted old couple. Little Wu grew up to be an honest and benevolent man, and the old couple allowed him to marry their young daughter. One day his father-in-law was suddenly ill,...

  • How to Flirt in French

    04 May 2017

    How to Flirt in French Draguer is the French art of flirting. It differs from flirting in other parts of the world in that there is not always an endgame. French flirting can sometimes be the end, not just the means! Learning to flirt à la française means...

  • The Riot Act 70 by John McVey

    31 May 2017

    The Riot Act 70 To trade fair with mother nature This poem may put you thro torture If we are going to cull old animals to eat We should also cull ourselves from the street The bible said three score and ten Should be the end for both women and men So...

  • Mieze im Kinderwagen: auf Deutsch

    12 June 2017

    Mieze im Kinderwagen Seht, das ist der Hund Knurr. Er sitzt vor dem Haus. Und da ist das Madchen Rosi mit der kleined Katze Mieze. Rosi will mit der Katze Mieze spazieren gehen. Angst und will nicht in den hof gehen Rosi ni nimmt den Kinderwagen und setzt...

  • The Song of the Clyde.

    27 May 2016

    I sing of a river I'm happy beside The song that I sing is a song of the Clyde. Of all Scottish rivers it’s dearest to me. It flows from Leadhills all the way to the sea. It borders the orchards of Lanark so fair. Meanders through meadows with sheep grazing...

  • St. Justin Martyr

    03 August 2017

    St. Justin Martyr Justin never ended his quest for religious truth even when he converted to Christianity after years of studying various pagan philosophies. As a young man, he was principally attracted to the school of Plato. However, he found that the...

  • Technology & the Amish

    29 April 2018

    Technology & the Amish The Amish are averse to any technology which they feel weakens the family structure. The conveniences that the rest of us take for granted such as electricity, television, automobiles, telephones and tractors are considered to be...

  • Amish Family Life

    29 April 2018

    Amish Family Life The family is the most important social unit in the Amish culture. Large families with seven to ten children are common. Chores are clearly divided by sexual role in the Amish home - the man usually works on the farm, while the wife...

  • money makes poorer people happier,

    04 May 2018

    . money makes poorer people happier, but why does money have a relatively weak effect on wealthier people’s happiness? One answer is that as income rises beyond a certain level, its positive effects (e.g., the ability to fly first class or retain top-notch...

  • Why Are We not Happier During the Holidays?

    04 May 2018

    Science shows, however, that high expectations are frequently both erroneous and toxic. Toxic because they may lead to letdown and even depression. Erroneous because we focus too much on the salient high points (e.g., the vacation, voyage, or feast) and...

  • no need to be perfect.

    04 May 2018

    Aiming for perfection. Does life has to be perfect before you are happy? Do you have to behave in a perfect way and get perfect results to be happy? Then happiness will not be easy to find. Setting the bar for your performance at an inhuman level usually...

  • away from negativity

    04 May 2018

    Living in a sea of negative voices. No one is an island. Who we socialize with, what we read, watch and listen to has big effect on how we feel and think. It becomes a lot harder to be happier if you let yourself be dragged down by negative voices. Voices...

  • ABC to be Happy

    04 May 2018

    A = Keep Active (we know that activity and exercise are very effective ways of improving mood) B = Be Optimistic (we also know that positive, realistic thoughts are the drivers of happiness and the best way to overcome depression) C = Decide to Take Control...

  • reasons to be cheerful

    04 May 2018

    1. Keep a diary beside your bed and every night, last thing before you turn out the lights, write down 5 things for which you’re grateful. 2. When you do this exercise, be specific (it’s not good enough to say “I’m grateful for my health (or the health...

  • What is the meaning of life?

    04 May 2018

    Why are we here? What is the meaning of life? What is the only goal in life worth pursuing? The great seventeenth-century theologians who formulated the Westminster Catechism began their treatise by answering all of those questions in fifteen words. Life...

  • Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness

    05 May 2018

    constantly striving for personal gains can damage connections with others. In other words, Wanting to be happy can actually make you less happy. a meaningful life and a happy life overlap in certain ways, but are ultimately very different. pursuing a...

  • Shared knowledge

    07 May 2018

    Shared knowledge Personal knowledge may have arisen more a shared knowledge. Shared knowledge that has once now been discovered is than maintained collectively. Much of this shared knowledge has been validity as to its reliability so then becomes commonly...

  • Be on time

    07 May 2018

    Be on time Being on good time is a general, good business sense, but it is even more so pertinent in Germany. There is no such thing as ‘fashionably late’ in Germany, as they tend to be very organised. It is advisable to be at the given location a few...

  • Always finish your food

    07 May 2018

    Always finish your food A clean plate is a sign of a well-enjoyed meal. If you do not finish your food it is interpreted as a criticism of the chef. It is therefore advisable to choose smaller portions for meals you are unsure of. The Sauerbraten is a...