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Friday's answers on Saturday

Thanks to Gravedodger and J Bloggs for posing the questions.

No-one attempted  Gravedodger’s.

You can claim a virtual Christmas cake by leaving the answers below (Lindsay Mitchell is the answer to #1, and I agree it’s very good reading). 31 more words

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Shanghai, Hangzhou and Woman Power!

I don’t know if it’s the primal call of the few strands of my Mesopotamian DNA, or whatever, but I get a real thrill when I am in a big city, pulsating with life… And it doesn’t get bigger than this – the largest single city proper on the face of the planet, Shanghai throbs with the history of 300 years and the minds and souls of its 25 million denizens… 464 more words

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Thursday's quiz on Friday

Whoops – this week, like the rest of the year, has gone faster than I thought.

I’ll leave the questions up to you.

You don’t need to follow the five-question formula I use. 10 more words

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FUISA Shows Fashions of the World

By Lasley Cash, Staff Writer

Fashion is not easily defined; it means different things to different people. Fashion is an art, a religion, a job. It is a peek into one’s personality, an insight into cultural background and heritage. 878 more words

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Why Joan Jett is like bacon

Among the headlines that caught my eye this morning was the announcement of the 2015 class for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

“Joan Jett and the Blackhearts? 373 more words

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We Made the Cut!

This photo of four red-billed oxpeckers was selected as one of the top 15 guest photos taken at Londolozi during 2014.

I can’t believe it. 8 more words

Paul Gold

Friday's answers

Thursday’s questions were:

1. Who said: People don’t notice if it’s winter or summer if they’re happy.?

2. In which play by whom would you find the characters Oberon, Titania, Puck and Bottom? 148 more words

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