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A Sound to See

“Noise is the most invisible of all the man-made threats to the ocean.” (http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/oceans/are-noisy-oceans-blame-beached-whales-20160520)

Unless you’re a synaesthetic whale.

el Perro Diablo

It’s likely that neither peace nor quiet are the first qualities that come to mind when you think of Spain and Portugal.  Cheesy, cheap nightclubs… 522 more words

Sample piece -- busking and street performance

Dear Editor,

I am writing to express my opinion on whether more stringent regulations should be imposed on busking and street performances in Hong Kong. 550 more words

English Paper 2

Diatribe of the deaf

My Thai-born French daughter is worried about my getting killed out of cultural misunderstanding.

Saturday night, she took me out for a Japanese dinner to celebrate my thirty-eight years (and two days) of sustained non-residency in Thailand, and a good thing she did: I was about to blow a casket over the deafening music washing through my house since five o’clock from the terrain vague at the back where, for the second weekend running, whole chunks of shanty houses were being torn down at Wagner volumes, except it was lousy local yodelling. 575 more words

English

The Complaints: Getting Ready to Islamise Nigeria?

How will the Northerners and other Nigerians react to a political outcome like “The 17 Southern Governors Decide Fulani Herdsmen to Carry Biometric Licenses in States” or “The South-South Governors Decide Non-Indigenes Are Required To Renew Their Work Permits Every 2 Years? 609 more words

Grimot Nane

Appropriate and Inappropriate Noise in a Town Center

By Dom Nozzi

April 4, 2005

If we are striving to design a quality community, the level of ambient noise needs to vary based on your location in the community. 434 more words

Suburb