Posts tagged ‘children’

November 16, 2019

The Things Kids Say

by duncanr

kids’ view of the world differs somewhat to that of adults

to illustrate this difference in perception, a NYC school teacher, Alyssa Cowit, has created an Instagram account – Live From Snack Time – documenting the things her kindergarten class, and other kids, say

some of these are brilliant . . .

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July 23, 2019

Daulatdia: Bangladesh’s Biggest Brothel

by duncanr

The town of Daulatdia is home to 1,500 prostitutes, some as young as 10 years old . . . many of the prostitutes have always lived there; some were sold into prostitution by their families, and others were abducted from their villages

as one commentator on youtube said – Just when you think you have real problems you see this and realize you actually have it good. I’m grateful for everything I have and I pray for mercy and reconciliation for these people, it’s heartbreaking.
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a second video focusses on the children of prostitutes living in Daulatdia . . .

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June 7, 2019

Advice from Kids

by duncanr

1. Never trust a dog to watch your food. Patrick,
age 10

2. When your dad is mad and asks you, “Do I look
stupid?” don’t answer him. Michael, 14

3. Never tell your mom her diet’s not working
Michael, 14

4. Stay away from prunes. Randy, 9

5. Never pee on . . .

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March 20, 2019

Happy Holi 2019

by duncanr

around the world today, millions of people – families, friends, neighbours, and strangers – will be dousing each other with coloured powders and water to celebrate Holi, aka the Festival of Colours to mark the beginning of spring – pics here

you will find no shortage of videos on Youtube showing people celebrating Holi but this one – which I have posted previously on madhatters – remains my favourite

February 6, 2019

Dogs vs Kids

by duncanr


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October 21, 2018

Anti-Smoking Regulation

by duncanr

How dumb is the “No smoking with kids in the car” law – poor little fuckers are freezing . . .


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September 18, 2018

Itsy Bitsy Spider

by duncanr

for months, a young mother and her two kids in Ipswich have had their sleep disturbed by the sound of children singing a nursery rhyme

the local council have now traced the source of the creepy singing and identified the culprits responsible for it – bloody spiders!

full story here – http://tinyurl.com/y948u6a8

September 17, 2018

You Have to Fucking Eat

by duncanr


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some time ago I posted a funnier (in my opinion, anyway) poem by Adam Mansbach about the trials of a parent trying to get their child to sleep called ‘Go the Fuck to Sleep

you can read it – here

July 10, 2018

Meanwhile, in Thailand . . .

by duncanr

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June 23, 2018

Welcome to America

by duncanr

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