Raili Tanska Steps for Peace Learn from the cats – sleep Advertisements
Be at peace Raili Tanska You may notice a disruption to my usual daily postings for a short while.
Me: Tess! Come here.. Reluctantly, slow as a sloth, step by faltering step, she eventually creeps closer. And sits down at a safe distance. Right in the middle of the evidence. Me: Did you do this? Short of nodding her head, the signs of guilt could not be clearer. With a nose as keen as … More Guilty as charged
Today is the sixth day of Advent, the countdown to Christmas Eve In our home we have a family tradition of counting down to Christmas Eve with an advent calendar. Every year it is brought out of storage. Spider webs and dust are shook off. It is carefully hung on the wall. Twenty four pockets … More Countdown to Christmas
The word thing has got me this week. I just had to search for some George Bush’isms – he’s a renowned wordnik: “It’s time for the human race to enter the solar system.” ⇒ He is a shining star. “The vast majority of our imports come from outside the country.” ⇒ Sharp as a tack … More Huh – what did he just say?
Just a few weeks ago I wrote a post about modern newspeak and living language after reading about it in the newspaper. Well, the paper this morning had an article about ‘meaty language’! That’s right – meaty language. The title caught my eye. It’s about how the growing popularity of veganism could lead to a … More Words, words, words
Peace Be With You Raili Tanska
Have a Hilarious Weekend! Raili Tanska
Christmas is just around the corner – again! Finding a suitable gift can be challenging. The commercial hype that pushes for ever more extravagant, expensive ‘stuff’ seems to have become the norm. I don’t like it. Not one bit. As much as possible I avoid the mad rush of December when the shops are full … More Gifting