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WRITING 101- DAY TWELVE- DARK CLOUDS ON THE (VIRTUAL) HORIZON

It’s 10am on Wednesday the 22nd April and I’m sitting in a down town cafe waiting for a mate to join me for coffee. He’s late as usual and I can guess his lame brain excuse. 866 more words

Babysitting Cousins: A Challenge

For some unknown reason a short story by O. Henry popped into my head recently. “The Ransom of Red Chief” is a delightful tale about two men desperate for some extra cash who decide to kidnap the son of a prominent businessman and ask for two thousand dollars in ransom. 494 more words

We'll be Seeing You...

The month of April has not been kind to our family. Our nephew Jonathan, Papa Townsend and my Dad all left us in April. Once again we have experienced the loss of someone near and dear, Glenn’s Dad, Donald Lawrence Clark. 1,086 more words

Wonder 7: Monster!

Let’s consider the human history we’ve encountered in this Seven Wonders series so far. It began with a colonial battle site from when Hague wasn’t a town but rather a frontier. 1,677 more words

General Non-Fiction

HOW TO use ‘JUST FOR LAUGHS’ to help you LEARN and/or TEACH ENGLISH

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Now you may not know this but in fact ‘Just for Laughs’ or ‘Gags’ is a comedy series actually not created in English, it was created in fact in French! 202 more words

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7 April Fool's Day lessons we learned from TV

It seems that one of the requirements of late-1990s/early-2000s children’s television is the April Fool’s Day episode; many popular kids’ shows dedicated entire episodes to practical jokes. 530 more words

April Fools' Day: A Historical Perspective –compiled by Dr.Kesiraju Ramprasad

April Fools’ Day: A Historical Perspective –compiled by Dr.Kesiraju Ramprasad

APRIL FOOLS DAY sometimes called All Fools’ Day, is one of the most light-hearted days of the year. 1,115 more words

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