Category Archives: Story

Rutte or Wilders? VOTE NOW.

Rutte or Wilders?#Netherlands #Rutte #Wilders — Red Breast (@the_redbreast) March 14, 2017 One Dutch Election the World Will Be Watching…  

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Life Quotes

  The secret of happiness is not doing what we like but in liking what we do. — J.M. Coetzee Look at me if you wish, you won’t find anything I haven’t discovered for myself and come to terms with. … Continue reading

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Looking into the Jaws of a Great White Shark – The Story of Shannon Ainslie

This story blew me right off my chair coughing up my coffee, and had me reconsider today’s regular Sunday Surf Trip. Everybody knows there are no sharks around Lisbon,  but my next dip into the cold ocean was no doubt … Continue reading

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The Roman Character: Confidently Facing the Future, Conserving the Past

ROME NEVER FOUGHT TO IMPOSE a political idea or a religious creed. On the contrary, she left local institutions and manners of thought untouched. In Rome’s imperial expansion, self defence was accounted the first motive; but trade inevitably followed and … Continue reading

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Darkness on the edge of town

THE LAST RAYS OF THE SUN are closing in on the Soukka beach in Espoo, Finland at 15.18pm on December 2014. The sea is covered with a thin ice. I hate the winter darkness. Not the winter but the darkness. … Continue reading

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Know what you’re looking for

FOR EACH TYPE OF FISH you must prepare in a certain way. Each species behaves different – prefers varying depth, light and temperature. Fish isn’t just fish. Got to have the right equipment to handle each type. You have to … Continue reading

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How the redbreast got its colour.

“But little by little he gained courage, flew close to him, and drew with his little bill a thorn that had become imbedded in the brow of the Crucified One. And as he did this there fell on his breast … Continue reading

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