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Set Of Six Near New Contemporary Dining Chairs

Fresh in! Six very nice dining chairs with webbed seats and backs on hardwood frames. I’m not sure where these originally came from but they’re high quality and it shows. 33 more words

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The Skills Students Must Master To Succeed

 Of all the things I have read about the 21st century skills required for students success in today’s info rich society, the visual below from  114 more words

China workers and smartphones.

Few weeks ago, we had a discussion during one of our seminars, about the people of China that are working in unheathy conditions in order to build the smartphones we love so much. 363 more words

Discussing With Myself

Belomor, by Nicolas Rothwell

The first thing I did when I brought Nicolas Rothwell’s Belomor home from the library was to Google its title.  I skipped the few reviews because I didn’t want to read any of them until after I’d written my own, but I couldn’t make a connection between the image on the front cover and the title.   2,163 more words

Reviews

Northern Girls, by Sheng Keyi, translated by Shelly Bryant

I’ve been keen to read a novel by a female contemporary Chinese author for a while, so I was pleased when I stumbled across Northern Girls… 818 more words

Reviews

Captain America in the 21st Century

I got to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier this past week. I’ve been holding off writing a post about it, since my sister doesn’t want me to spoil the movie for her. 501 more words

Movies

Motorcycling for the 21st century

I’ve been a fan of motorcycle transportation, ever since I was left without a car for a short time in my forties.  Over the years, I’ve owned a standard-configuration bike, a sporty-standard and a cruiser, and I’ve used them for commuting and recreation.  736 more words

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