DON’T WORRY LOVE – IF YOU CAN’T PAY YOUR RATES WE’LL MORTGAGE YOUR DEMISE

On the 10th March, the Dominion Post ran a story under the title: ‘Wellington's rates increase climbs to 3.8pc as councillors reveal their 'wish lists' [the general CPI rate of inflation is 0.4pc per year or effectively zero at present] :

http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/77734847/wellingtons-rates-increase-climbs-to-38pc-as-councillors-reveal-their-wish-lists

The council as a whole was revealed as being compose

FACEBOOK 'FRIENDS'

Apart from the fact that I am naturally gregarious and want to promote my writing, I have a couple of extra motives for posting on Facebook. In the first place, I am fascinated with what it reveals about human nature and our times – it’s a sort of zeitgeist Serengeti Plains for those who want to disentangle our contemporary cultural ecosystems.

REMEMBERING DAVID AND GLADYS CLARKE

My grandfather David Kenyon Clarke married my grandmother Gladys Salter in the September Quarter of 1913 in St Mary's Church, Nantwich, Cheshire.

David was an officer with the Liverpool-based Elder Dempster Shipping Line which specialized in the West Africa trade. David’s father was an accountant who had settled in Nantwich, Cheshire after accumulating a modest [but eventually dissipated] fortune working in Oldham, Lancashire.

THE WASHINGTON POST CELEBRATES US NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

23RD APRIL 2016: ST GEORGE’S DAY – THE UNTOLD CHESTER STORY

All you good folk of Chester Town

Come close and listen well

I have a tale of blood and gore

And bravery to tell’

‘Of shiny knights with pointy swords

Of damsels fair and sweet

Of kings of old, with lots of gold

And very smelly feet’

Or so Chester artist Russell Kirk has it in the script for his 2016 street theatre extravaganza to celebrate St George’s Day in Chester: ‘St George, the Princess and a fire breathing Dragon’.

#HerEarth Photo Challenge - Instructions

Posted to Environment Group

By Victoria Vorosciuc

On 04 April, 2016

Join the #HerEarth Challenge and show us a window into your natural world by sharing a favorite nature photo or quote!

We all share this one planet. When we see it through each others' eyes and celebrate its beauty, we are reminded of all we must work together to protect. This 22nd of April, 2016, marks the 46th anniversary of Earth Day.

WORLD EARTH DAY

http://www.earthday.org/

The movement continues

We are now entering the 46th year of a movement that continues to inspire, challenge ideas, ignite passion, and motivate people to action.

In 1970, the year of our first Earth Day, the movement gave voice to an emerging consciousness, channeling human energy toward environmental issues. Forty-six years later, we continue to lead with groundbreaking ideas and by the power of our example.

TURKISH NON-DELIGHT

I have made several pleas for the revival of poetry as a medium for the defense of freedom of speech.
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