Posts tagged ‘gift’

December 22, 2018

I just ship my pants

by allthoughtswork

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November 25, 2018

The Forever Gift

by duncanr

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August 6, 2017

Raksha Bandhan

by duncanr

the Hindu festival raksha bandhan falls on Aug 07 this year

The festival celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters . . . On Raksha Bandhan, a sister ties a rakhi (sacred thread) on her brother’s wrist with a prayer for his prosperity and happiness. This symbolizes the sister’s love. The brother gives her a token gift and a promise to protect herhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raksha_Bandhan

this year, some brothers* in Uttar Pradesh are giving rather more than a token raksha bandhan gift to their sisters . . .

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June 18, 2017

Cork Commemorates Choctaw Kindness

by duncanr

Native American Choctaw leaders have arrived in Ireland to unveil a sculpture celebrating the financial contribution made by the tribe to starving Irish people in 1847

full story – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-40304645

March 14, 2014

The Gift

by duncanr

October 27, 2009

Ideal Xmas Pressie?

by duncanr

christmas-presents-come-alive300Are you the sort of person who buys pressies well in advance, i.e., a woman?

Or do you leave it till the last minute and buy your pressies from the local garage on Xmas Eve, i.e., a man?

Whether you’re a man or a woman, you might want to visit http://schoolofeverything.com/gift – a website that offers tuition on ‘everything’

Courses on offer at the moment include –

how to improve your memory
breadmaking
knitting
photography
tango
how to improve your memory.

What’s more you can buy one of these courses for a friend. So if you’re looking for something a little different to give as a present this xmas . . .