Posts tagged ‘siberia’

May 15, 2019

Cold enough for ya?

by allthoughtswork

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June 1, 2014

New Cure for Depression?

by duncanr

depressionMy parents generation had a sovereign cure for Depression

Feeling sorry for yourself?

Pull yourself together and go for a walk!

To their way of thinking, a brisk walk cured everything

Now, GPs routinely prescribe pills to patients reporting to them suffering from ‘depression’

There would be a lot less folk visiting their GP with ‘depression’, however, if doctors were to routinely prescribe this new treatment being . . .

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September 16, 2012

Black Magic is Old Hat

by duncanr

There was a time, if TV advertising was to be believed, that the way to melt a woman’s heart – (forby adding a few inches to her waistline) – after an argument was to present her with a box of chocolates

Nowadays, it seems that will not suffice and a grander gesture is required to win a woman’s love

Or at least that’s what a man in western Siberia thought – see

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July 15, 2011

Heard about the Ferret, the Monkey, and the Parakeet ?

by duncanr

The rain in Spain Siberia falls mainly on the plain city of Chita and is being blamed for the escape of a ferret, a monkey, and a parakeet from the circus.

It has been suggested a deep depression caused by the incessant rain led the animals to flee the circus, probably in search of a warmer clime.

The monkey was soon recovered – found in a kennel, fast asleep cuddling a dog.

The ferret and the parakeet, however, are still on the run.

And while the parakeet is sadly missed, particularly by his mate who is now showing signs of depression, the ferret is less well loved – being described as a . . . “terrible glutton, idle to the core.”

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