Posts tagged ‘turkey’

January 18, 2018

Library of Abandoned Books

by duncanr

a bunch of binmen in Turkey began rescuing books thrown out amongst the garbage to read themselves

before long, they had a little collection that they shared amongst themselves and their families

as the saying goes – ‘from little acorns mighty oaks grow‘ . . .

they now have amassed a collection of 6,000+ ‘reclaimed’ books and have opened a library to make these available for the general public to borrow, and have lent books to ‘local schools, educational programs, and even a few prisons’

full story here – http://tinyurl.com/y82z98yp

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October 5, 2017

Xmas spoiler

by duncanr

bad news, kids – http://tinyurl.com/ybqps3d5

October 10, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

by duncanr
March 24, 2016

Muslim vs Non-Muslim Lives

by duncanr

following the murder of innocents in Brussels, Le Monde published a cartoon symbolising French support to the folk in Belgium – emphasising their shared experience as victims of terrorist attacks

france comforts belgium

meanwhile, public buildings in the UK (and elsewhere) – as happened after the Terrorist attack in Paris – have been illuminated in the colours of the victims national flag – http://tinyurl.com/jadvemw – and folk on social media have been replacing their profile pics with that of the Belgium flag

all very nice and praiseworthy but . . .

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December 29, 2015

Late Entrants for 2015 Darwin Award

by duncanr

darwin awards150sneaking in at the last minute, before submission for the 2015 Darwin Awards close, these kids must be considered strong contenders to win – http://tinyurl.com/pegps6j

November 26, 2015

Friends Don’t Eat Each Other

by duncanr

July 5, 2015

Coastguard Fish Baby from Sea

by duncanr

0060-0807-3002-2540_Crying_Baby_clipart_image150my mother abandoned me when I was a kid – walked right past my pram when she came out of the Co-Op and went home without me

she said it was an accident – she wasn’t used to having a baby in tow when she went shopping and simply forgot I was with her

[my own fault, really – I should have said something when she walked past me]

forgetting your kids is something that . . .

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March 11, 2015

Hearing Hands

by duncanr

December 31, 2014

Dance to the Music

by duncanr

I’m sure I’m not the only one to have done it – driving along, listening to the radio, fingers drumming on the dashboard, head nodding, shoulders shaking, arse shimmying on the seat, foot tapping to the beat of the music

Turkish mimi-bus driver Metin Kandemir, however, took it a step further and it cost him his licence and a 160 Turkish Lira (£50, $80) fine

October 8, 2014

Goat Kills Kid

by duncanr

falling goat kills boy200or double fuck !

this surely put a dampener on one family’s celebration of Eid this year

http://tinyurl.com/n3dbtxb

if nothing else, it’ll test their belief in a GOD