My birthday is next week. The gift I usually ask for is a memory-making experience. We usually celebrate the weekend preceding my birthday and in the past we have gone to wild bird sanctuaries or cider mills or simply on drives through the beautiful autumn countryside. 1,395 more words
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Ever been dragged to a gig by a mate and had your eyes opened a new and unexpectedly amazing experience?
As a young impressionable schoolboy in Liverpool during the punk rock explosion of ’77-’78, I was asked by a classmate, John, if I would go with him to see John Cooper-Clarke, as he also wanted to be a punk poet. 653 more words
I’m sure most people have heard of a Japanese tea ceremony, even though you might not be entirely sure of what it consists of. That’s cool, neither do I, I have a vague idea that it involves the green powder Japanese usually use for tea, called matcha in Europe, no idea if that is what it’s actually is called in Japan, and a whisk. 529 more words