The Smell of the Earth
Today my daughter replanted
an African Violet, hands a mess,
smile on her face.
She said she loved the smell of dirt. 67 more words
United States President Barack Obama condemned the gruesome videotaped killing of American journalist James Foley Wednesday afternoon in a statement from Martha’s Vineyard.
“Today the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of James Foley by the terrorist group ISIL,” 91 more words
The British government will not block companies exporting arms to Israel, despite previous warnings that arms licenses would be rescinded if fighting in the Middle East continued. 51 more words
Russia’s consumer watchdog has shut down three McDonald’s restaurants in central Moscow – including the first-ever outlet in the country – over “administrative violations.” More of the company 430 Russian franchises are under investigation. 77 more words
In a life of extreme synchronicity, prophetic dreams and generally inexplicable things, the following series of events comes in very close to the top of strangeness. 3,874 more words
The British government is currently lobbying the European Commission (EC) for a legal exemption to keep a south-Wales power station open, despite the fact its nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions exceed EU legal limits by 500 percent. 105 more words