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7 People You'll Meet On Facebook

I love Facebook.  It’s like waking up in the morning and a couple of thousand people climb out of bed with you.  Then, before you know it, there’s this gigantic cocktail party going on.  542 more words

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Writing Time

You can’t say, I won’t write today because that excuse will extend into several days, then several months, then… you are not a writer any more, just someone who dreams about being a writer.

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Fun-ky - Fun is the key

A culture has fun when it takes its memories, its teachings and its contrasts. And turns them into humour. Into freshness. And into positivity.

I was lucky enough to visit Wellington, New Zealand and see this for myself. 10 more words

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The road to perdition

Solzhenitsyn writes about his eight years spent in a Soviet Gulag and observes that thieves flourished because they were encouraged by the State to steal private property. 454 more words

#EuRef me Happy

I’m excited by the idea of a referendum on Eu membership, although I fear we will wimp out and vote yes.

I’m gearing up to vote no, even though  73 more words

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The Happiness Index

A few years before my first marriage broke up, and I was unknowingly suffering from seasonal depression, it is safe to say that I was relatively miserable. 614 more words

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Deciphering the forked tongue

In the past few days, a decisive phase seems to have been reached in decoding some of the games that politicians play through the statements they issue from time to time. 1,090 more words