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Porto Ercole celebrates St. Erasmo

It’s that time of the year!

The sea village of Porto Ercole dedicates 7 days in honor of its patron saint, Sant’Erasmo, from 26 May to 2 June 2015. 121 more words


廣東話vs國語 - guest post: Cantonese vs Mandarin

I’m happy to share a guest post from Yang, the contributor of LearnMandarinNow: ‘A great debate: do I learn Cantonese or shall I try Mandarin Chinese first?’ 1,797 more words


Scout Experiencie groups dedicate the month of may to mothers.

The scout groups decided to celebrate mothers on different dates throughout the month of May. The first group to have a celebration was group 102 in Camino Verde, by having an event on May 9th, where different artistic presentations by each section were shown to honor their mothers. 209 more words

A Chat Violates The Traditions

You’ve heard about them even if you’re not in a 12 step group. Some people think they were designed to preserve “a cult”. Others think they were a money grab. 745 more words


A Tradition of Blackouts

It started in the children’s wing of a hospital in the year 2000. They were taking my blood to run some tests. The nurse pulled out a needle attached to a square bandage. 1,263 more words

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Finnish shortbread teaspoon bites

Spring, especially May, and early summer are festive periods in Finland. May starts with a big carnival on the 1st of the month, then there is Mothers’ Day on the second Sunday, and May ends with the biggest national school celebration, upper secondary (or senior high) school graduation. 753 more words