Monthly Archives: November 2015

Hugh’s Photo Challenge: Week 7 – Funny Or Strange Signs

I took this photo of a shelf product label in a Tesco supermarket in Andover, UK recently. Those who abbreviate ought to be more careful! If you look at the shelf above, you can just about see to which product … Continue reading

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Happy St Andrew’s Day!

I’d like to wish all my blog followers a very Happy St Andrew’s Day. It’s time to enjoy a grand supper of haggis,  neeps and tatties and a wee dram of single malt. I have so many very happy memories … Continue reading

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Lifestyle | 25 Things To Do During The Festive Period

Originally posted on The Girl In Glasses:
Confession: I love Christmas – and since it’s exactly one month until Christmas day, our home has been a hive of activity, as the process of unboxing decorations and transforming the various rooms has…

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Review: Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is absolutely the best book that I have read in a long while. There is much philosophy and much humour. And there is … Continue reading

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My name is Marwa, and I am a Muslim.

Originally posted on Shechaim's News of the Day:
? Dear @realdonaldtrump,  My name is Marwa, and I am a Muslim. I heard you wanted us the start wearing ID badges, so I decided to choose one for myself. I…

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How To Force A Redirect To The Classic WordPress.com Editor Interface

Originally posted on Diary of Dennis:
The Solution To Use The Classic Editor If you are blogger at wordpress.com, this post here will help you to solve a big problem. As you have noticed, the decision makers at WordPress want…

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Look After Your People

Three weeks back, when I published a quote for Writer’s Quote Wednesday hosted by Silverthreading, entitled The Chrysalis Moment, I promised you another quote from Sir Richard Branson. During my working life, I have led, and even formed, several teams of … Continue reading

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ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO…

Aside from the 1915 population of Las Vegas (THIRTY!), the most gob-smacking stat in this report is “There were about 230 reported murders in the ENTIRE U.S.A.!” That is the aggregate of two or three college shootings in USA in … Continue reading

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A Passionate Spirit Hot Off the Press

Originally posted on SC Skillman Author:
I was excited today to receive a delivery of 50 copies of my new novel “A Passionate Spirit”. “A Passionate Spirit” by SC Skillman Although I’ve seen and approved the cover design and read…

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Review: The Martian

The Martian by Andy WeirMy rating: 3 of 5 stars The story itself is great, and has the potential to be full of tension from beginning to end. However, that potential is not realised. Most of the narrative is Mark … Continue reading

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