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We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.   Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (1874-1965) described himself as “an English-Speaking Union,” being the son of Lord Randolph Churchill and the American heiress Jennie Jerome. 94 more words


Sometimes waiting is the only way

How’s your year so far? Good, bad, indifferent? Mine has been largely frustrating. As a business owner I like things to happen immediately and I hate waiting, but I think that’s also the way society treats everything. 606 more words


Quotes For The Weekend by Churchill and Twain

All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
-Sir Winston Churchill

A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject. 158 more words

Failure To Listen

The 5am Club

Sue White, in her Sydney Morning Herald article entitled, ‘Virtues of the 5am Club’ said ‘for those walking each morning feeling it’s a race to squeeze everything in, a weekly bout of what one colleague calls “The 5am Club” may just be the trick.’ She uses the 5am club concept to kick over a bothersome task that she just cannot seem to nail once the phone starts ringing and the daily email deluge begins. 267 more words

Sydney Morning Herald

Blenheim Palace - London/Paris Trip – Day 2

One of my major goals of the trip was to see some British manor homes. In a future story, one of my characters spends some time at a British manor home. 290 more words


Sir Winston's Cat

When I was planning my trip to England, I read about the new kitten that recently took up residence at Chartwell, the country home of Sir Winston Churchill.   415 more words

British Isles

A Siren and a Siren Suit

The birth of Winston Churchill, the future Prime Minister, was a shocking surprise and a bit of a scandal. His father, Randolph Churchill, was related to the Dukes of Marlborough, whose seat was (and still is) the over-the-top Blenheim Palace just outside Woodstock.   303 more words

British Isles