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The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness, except for the very few that were as good as spring itself. 121 more words


Wichita Falls

They stood around the pickup truck and discussed football games in loud voices. I leaned against the truck’s hood and tried to understand their conversation. I gave up. 454 more words

Brothers : A Heartbreaking Tale Of Two Sons

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a game quite different to my usual kind of game. In fact, it is probably quite a different game for most people, given the controls. 765 more words


Three things I learned this week: PepsiCo in the Yemen, Kettled Buffalo, and the Art of Daniel Merriam

In Yemen, Pepsi is more popular than Coca-Cola, thanks to complicated geopolitics and the knock-on effect of an ancient Arab boycott. As one of the markers for globalization (along with McDonald’s) the distribution of different Cola brands round the world is interesting. 300 more words

Things I Learned

Paved with Gold, Full of Potholes

Welcome, you’d arrived to TEMPTATION LANE!!!

This place is paved with gold, full of potholes, but, you’re too intrigued by those flash and the thrills, you failed, to realize that beneath the gold AND the glory, is actually something you’d wanted NOTHING to do with. 158 more words


Understanding the new rules on pensions for nannies

Caroline warns against failing to comply with the new rules governing pensions for nannies…

The cost of childcare is always a concern for parents but anyone employing a nanny (even if they share the costs with another family) is about to find that the cost is about to rise. 177 more words


Two Rapists Out on Parole Escaped, Hsinchu, Taichung, on High Alert

Yeah, and, we’re, NO longer safe here, from the Front Page Sections, translated…

It was, extremely rare, but, the sex offender out on parole, De-Yen Lin on the early morning of the 27th this month had, managed, to destroy the electronic ankle bracelet and took it off himself, got away from his residence, the D.A. 629 more words