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MEMORIES: The Big Move—Part One

For every individual, there is a transformative moment that alters the course of that person’s life forever.  For me, it was our family’s move from a federal housing project in Brooklyn, New York, to a rental house in suburban New Jersey. 647 more words


Day 18 #100Happydays 'The Love Letter'

Bittersweet. It is so strange that you study at so many schools in your entire school life, and yet some places are your ‘home’, for no particular reason that you can understand. 722 more words

Happydays Challenge

Nostalgia at the Oxford University Museum

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Last weekend I visited the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH) in Oxford – a place that I hadn’t seen since I was a child, and there were several reasons why I felt like I wanted to write about it. 1,012 more words


ANZAC Centenary

Anzac Centenary

Between 2014 and 2018 Australia and New Zealand will commemorate the Anzac Centenary, marking 100 years since their  involvement in the First World War. 290 more words



Went to an all-day ITD meeting today. One of the sessions was about finding your “piko,” or “center,” or “sense of place.” We all created these circle maps. 94 more words


Yorkshire Derby Joy: Sheffield Wednesday 1, Leeds United 6 - by Rob Atkinson

Today, we’re taking a look back over 23 years ago to one of Leeds United’s, let’s say, more emphatic performances on their travels. Ahead of the lunchtime kick-off at Hillsborough – a fixture we can hardly anticipate with any pleasure, given current form and the sour mood surrounding Leeds United as a club – this match in January of ’92 provides some particularly happy memories. 1,638 more words


Calcutta Coffee house..... and on its coffee

This time I am planning to venture into mother of all the coffee shops in Kolkata- The Calcutta Coffee House, college street. Seldom comes a food-joint which can rise above the stature of a food-place and becomes epitome of cultural history. 680 more words