Tag: England

  • The Field-A Movie About Ireland

    The Field-A Movie About Ireland

    A Movie filmed and released in Ireland, in 1990 by Jim Sheridan. Based on the stage play of the same name written by John B Keene. (Produced by Gemini Productions at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin in 1965.) Review by Sir Peter James Dotcome. I viewed the movie through the courtesy of YouTube, and the […]

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  • Weekly Words of Wisdom – Are You Good.

    Weekly Words of Wisdom – Are You Good.

    Feature Photo by Marija Zaric Upsplash.com Are You Good? It is said, “Only the good die young.” I didn’t die young, so on the premise of this statement, I’m not good. But I’m OK with that. Being ‘not Good.’ that is. I have no idea what the word ‘good’ actually means as it is not […]

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  • Ireland, Snippets of History – County Wicklow.

    Aside of the beauty and incredible ‘greenness’ of Ireland, there is the matter of its’ prolific and fascinating history. Today, we’ll make a wee journey through, not only recent, but also ancient history relating to an area, and more specifically an Irish village in County Wicklow.

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  • Mother Africa

    I read this article on FaceBook Dec 13-20“WHAT AN AMAZING PIECE DESCRIBING SA. Despite being grateful to be in a country where there is basic safety for all, ohhhh the magic of Africa runs deep……. May my birth mother survive what is being done unto her, by those who do not know her value and […]

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  • Trust Yourself, You Did The Right Thing

      For what it’s worth I have found there is some commonness in the severity levels of events and how we humans respond to them. One scale said that the following events stressed humans more than others (Laid out in order of their severity): Death of a loved one. Divorce. Moving. Major illness or injury. […]

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  • Ye Espice Ilande

    The Wisdom of Crusty Pirates. It were in the yeare anno domini 1609, when that bold Captain Petre Jamese did seil his vaissel into ye Espice Ilandes, of Mollucos; there to seeke his fortune. For surely, mani were of the espices; notemyge, clufe and cinamone. Greate were wealthe of these to be had for those […]

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  • The 5 youngest teenagers to score a hat trick in the Europa or Champions League

    Originally posted on The archive of Elizabeth-Jane:
    Scoring a hat trick in any game is a difficult feat unless you’re Messi or Ronaldo who do it for fun. Scoring a hat trick in Europa or the Champions League as a teenager is a highly regarded feat even for Messi and Ronaldo. There are a handful…

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  • Are Chelsea pulling off the ‘United way’ better than Ole?

    Originally posted on The archive of Elizabeth-Jane:
    Manchester United and Chelsea are truly down in the dumps right now, 8 points from 6 games and falling fast down the table. Both have iconic players at the helm in Ole Gunnar Solskjær and Frank Lampard, but are they cut out to manage two of the biggest football clubs in…

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  • What Land Belongs to Who….?

    In May 2015 Thomas Beddy responded to a comment by our then President Jacob Zuma on Facebook. In the run-up to our next general election, like most countries in the world, hot headed politicians are, in one form or another, broadcasting all manner of gross exaggerations to the their followers and the electorate in general. […]

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