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Stuttering

Most times over the dining table when we sit to a meal as a family, a wide range of issues are usually up for discussion. Whoever advised that there be no speaking over meals albeit the good intent behind the convention, has failed. 1,337 more words

Life Issues

Seventy years - Just like that!

1944 to 2014 in what seems like the blink of an eye.

At 7:30am UTC on November 8th, 1944 in the antenatal ward of Hampstead Heath General Hospital,  North-West London, yours truly took his first lung-full of air. 449 more words

People

«For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use being anything else.»

– Sir Winston Churchill

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Consuelo Vanderbilt to the Rescue

Julian Fellowes, creator of the television hit Downton Abbey, did not invent the story of an American heiress bringing her fortune to the rescue of an aristocratic British family of declining fortunes. 493 more words

British Isles

In 1937 Winston Churchill said of the Palestinians: ‘I do not agree that the dog in a manger has the final right to the manger even though he may have lain there for a very long time. I do not admit that right.

“In 1937 Winston Churchill said of the Palestinians: ‘I do not agree that the dog in a manger has the final right to the manger even though he may have lain there for a very long time. 480 more words

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Life

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

Quotes

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

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