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Pumpkin Spice Latte : Trending Now

Pumpkin Spice Latte Coffee Chronicles — Part Four A series documenting the ongoing saga of mankind’s relationship with coffee. The pumpkin spice latte is trending now. You can see it in most lists of autumnal favourites. It is fast becoming as much of a seasonal culture icon as the pumpkin itself. Every October and November, pumpkins abound not just on grocer’s shelves but all over. … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Latte : Trending Now

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50 posts, 100 followers, 500 likes : My blogging journey.

50 posts, 100 followers, 500 likes : My journey. I reached the milestone of 500 likes on my blog about a week ago. This was really exciting for a relatively new blogger like me; unbelievable that so many people liked my writing and my comments. You can see my thank you post here. This was followed in a few days by another milestone : 50 … Continue reading 50 posts, 100 followers, 500 likes : My blogging journey.

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Food safety : Chemicals

FOWC with Fandango Writing Prompt 13th Nov.  “chemical” Chemicals used on produce are part of a rising concern over food safety. Chemical fertilisers and pesticides give farmers a better yield. Alas they  also endanger food safety. They can cause liver, gut, kidney and bone disease. Some have even been linked to cancer. It is said that these chemicals are not injurious if fruit and vegetables … Continue reading Food safety : Chemicals

FOWC Word Prompt “video”

I am going to take advantage of today,s word prompt “video” to air a pet peeve. At weddings,school functions and other events, it was customary always to have video coverage. Cameramen could be seen bearing equipment on their shoulders. Trailing long wires these guys could always be trusted to block everyone’s view of the proceedings. As video cameras became cheaper, the number of people causing … Continue reading FOWC Word Prompt “video”

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A Parody of Macbeth

A Parody of Macbeth on the school stage. The word “parody” brought back a memory. I had not thought of this in several decades. The year was 1981, when I wrote a parody of Shakespeare’s play Macbeth. We were doing Macbeth for our Literature class that year. We planned a variety program as part of a farewell party for our senior class. I wrote a … Continue reading A Parody of Macbeth

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Ten Useful Things To Do While Watching T.V.

10 Useful Things To Do While Watching T.V. You must have come across that species of super-efficient, over achieving womanhood sometime. She is usually a successful professional holding a full time job who is managing to bring up three children at the same time. She jogs three miles every morning, cooks delicious meals from scratch and also makes time  to volunteer at three different charities. … Continue reading Ten Useful Things To Do While Watching T.V.

3 2 1 Quote Me — Tag “conversation”

    Created by: A guy called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip Sadje nominated me for this tag: Conversation: The rules for this are: Thank the Selector Post 2 quotes for the dedicated Topic of the Day. Select 3 bloggers to take part in ‘3.2.1 Quote Me!’ Note: Although this is the topic for today there is no specific deadline to it, meaning you can answer … Continue reading 3 2 1 Quote Me — Tag “conversation”