Archive | June, 2019

The New Rainbow: A Book by Craig Lock

23 Jun

“THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING "INTERVIEWS"

A tale of the many people in the rainbow nation of New South Africans, as seen through the eyes of a newspaper reporter.

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=the+new+rainbow+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss
A book written early on the writing journey (1994)
WRiting journey
from http://www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

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Global Entrepreneurs of the year

21 Jun

http://www.upliftencourageandinspire.wordspress.com
thanks for “the like” and all the best with your blog
c
Best wishes from the First City to see the light

The US fear of socialism

18 Jun

shakemyheadhollow

When someone says they are not for socialism but for freedom, I can’t help but think it’s just a misunderstanding. Stripped of all the emotional attachments, “socialism” is just another word for government services. What is the ratio of government spending to GDP? By that metric, the US economy is about 38% socialist and Western European countries range from 41% (UK) to 56% (France) socialist. You might think we should slide a bit to the right or to the left, but no serious person thinks that existence of Medicare or state universities or the Center for Disease Prevention deprives them of their freedom and should be abolished.

But, those who fear socialism say, what about Russia and Venezuela? Why do you want us to become like them? This is a straw man argument. I have never heard a democratic socialist say that they would prefer a Russian or Venezuelan system…

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RONAK HASAN (@onindo007) / Twitter

17 Jun

The Ashvatthama Diary

17 Jun

SharmaJi's Solutions

I am eternal , I am here and there everywhere forever

I am Chiranjeevi ,I have seen all of you taking birth ,assuming yourself as eternal and died eventually. I have seen Mahabharat and now I am enjoying Mahabharat in every single household in Khandit Bharat.

You guys Mess it , absolutely mess it , even Krishna, Dharmaraj, Or the Shiva himself is not able to purify Your values. You are far behind my generation, you have done nothing in the name of progress, you just keep enhancing your organs. You develop satellites , telescope, Nuclear weapons, Computers and various So called inventions , While my generation Develop themselves.

I have seen your power hungry and lusty Kings,your emerging and dying Civilizations.You guys are fighting world wars over thoughts and Piece of Land. You have lost your way Guys. It doesn’t matter to me , I will be there when…

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Refugee..

17 Jun

Silent Songs of Sonsnow

“The saddest thing about being a refugee is that there is nothing around you that you own and even the heart, and mind choose to run away every now and then towards the homeland”

by Sonsnow

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US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria — JoyceEyenAkwaibom

17 Jun

vitusa07.wordpress.com

Nine suspected pirates comprising three Greece citizens, an American and five blacks have been arrested during a joint operation by the Nigerian Navy and United States Coast Guard.The suspects were nabbed when their vessel was stopped within the Nigerian waters while the navy combed the Western Naval Command area of the Gulf of Guinea, under […]

via US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria — JoyceEyenAkwaibom

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Where Are All the Missing People?

17 Jun

Creatively Political & Politically Creative

Scrolling through my Netflix feed I am amazed at the number of true crime tv shows that have emerged over the past year; a newly found obsession of the public that needs to be fed. I realized that this fascination for true crime that I’ve had for several years now, is seeming to slowly creep into the mainstream media. A middle-aged man waiting for a table at my favourite breakfast restaurant a few months back was gushing about the newly released Ted Bundy Confession Tapes, using the terms “captivating” and “addicting.” A feeling of awkwardness mixed with disgust washed over me as my own reactions of hate and anger towards the infamous serial killer clashed with his so called “captivating” feeling. It was then that I began to notice society’s collective draw towards the true crime world – tough on crime, because no politician ever won with a soft on…

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Extra Time: Robin Smith, former England cricketer

14 Jun

“THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING "INTERVIEWS"

Rob Bonnet speaks to former England cricketer Robin Smith. After retiring from the sport, he suffered with depression and alcoholism. How did he turn his life around?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0006280
from Google searches (my “filing system to rescue me from sheer utter chaos” – thanks “Big G”)
https://www.google.com/search?q=extra+time+robin+smith+rob+bonnet&rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&oq=extra+time+robin+smith+rob+bonnet&aqs=chrome..69i57j33.30950j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

https://www.google.com/search?
rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&ei=PPEDXYqaFpj49QOGpLxw&q=audio+robin+smith+interview+bbc&oq=audio+robin+smith+interview+bbc&gs_l=psy-ab.3…37916.43046..43730…0.0..0.609.4285.2-1j4j2j3……0….1..gws-wiz…….35i304i39j33i10.VIfeKVeM1BQ

Submitter’s Note
A pity Seems the video at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0006280 is only available in the UK. Sorry, because it’s a fascinating interview. Will try/keep searching for a solution, but perhaps audio of Rob Bonnets great interview will appear somewhere on the www.

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Brain injury victim back from the brink

10 Jun

Sharing some Information and Thoughts on Head and Brain Injury

o47fflrijnf5xh2l6nmare3pyqSeth Adams had everything going for him as a young, carefree 20-year-old about to embark on a …
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12237519
https://www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/the-new-zealand…/281608126930919
and
https://www.glonaabot.com/article/new_zealand/b5e7c5cb75b29cb17d04344a7eaa42d4cf9acf23bc4150d96c5dd0eb3f17fc70
from
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&ei=Glb8XLmTMMnFrQHX36uACA&q=brain+injury+victim+back+from+the+brink&oq=brain+injury+victim+back+from+the+brink&gs_l=psy-ab.12..35i39.496490.497301..501155…0.0..0.703.1333.5-1j1……0….1..gws-wiz.d9iDEFsqxHw

Also see https://www.braininjuryhb.org.nz/ and
https://www.braininjuryhb.org.nz/awareness-interviews

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

– Jeff Sebell

Shining a light of hope in the darkest corners
Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)
“Inform, educate, inspire”

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