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1. A Firecracker Exploded Next To My Ear
When I was a lot younger I had an unfortunate experience with a firecracker exploding next to my ear.
It did not do me any good and I would not recommend using fireworks without knowing what one is doing. This was how I learned about the dangers of fireworks.
I relate here the effects of a crac...
2. A Review of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:22:23
Written and published way back in 1964 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl is known as a children's book but is suitable for adults who like fantasy fiction. I read the book in the 1970's finding it entertaining - a good read. The author was British; the book was first published in th...
3. A Mystery
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:54:10
A Man's Curiosity
No animals were harmed in the writing of this lens (story).
'Curiosity killed the cat' they say; sometimes this is true, at other times the 'cat' might get hurt in some way and find something else to be curios about. (Seeing as they have 9 lives)
The 'cat' of course, alludes ...
4. Canon 12 Digit Desktop Calculator
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:55:39
Do you need a calculator that is easy to use, has a large display and works on both battery and solar power?
Don't buy this calculator if you want something fancy like a scientific calculator or one that has very advanced features.
Do buy it if you want something basic that you can use for doing...
5. About Me, My Passion for Reading and Writing
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:50:24
Monday 4th March 2013
My interests are quite varied; I tend to have a liking for the arts: painting, writing, ceramics, music, movies, some theatre, poetry and I'm also interested in human nature (psychology) and Christianity. I enjoy the outdoors, hiking, walking and spending some time at the s...
6. Time Spent On My Bike, Cycling
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:45:36
You have reached the outskirts of the city, miles of country roads stretch out before you, you start to feel a sense of freedom - as you venture out and take an exhilarating cycle on your trusty bike.
Whether with friends, a cycling team, or alone, there's nothing like the feeling of cruising al...
7. Music I Remember From The 60's Onwards
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:38:47
Music makes an impression on us from a very young age, possibly from the time we are in our mothers tummies. Pregnant women are encouraged these days to listen to soothing or classical music so that it has a positive effect on the developing baby they carry.
I started to develop an appreciation ...
8. The Beach
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:26:26
How I enjoy spending time at the beach swimming and tanning in the sun - a poem.
'The Beach' is a recent poem I wrote, however I have included some other poems further on in this writing that have a sea and / or sun theme to them.
These other poems were written at a much younger age, starting f...
9. Observing People as a Pastime
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:34:35
Observing people can be an enjoyable way to pass the time while waiting in places like shopping malls, airports or parks.
This is a completely non judgmental pastime and is not in any way obtrusive.
It can be done while having coffee in an outside area of a coffee shop or anywhere where lots of...
10. Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:24:37
Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino came out in 2008: he stars in the movie and also produced and directed it. It is a popular movie and was successful at the box office. I hired the DVD and found it to be entertaining. Eastward plays as Walt kowalski who has been widowed and is an ex Korean war veteran...
11. An Unfinished Life: Movie Review
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:25:18
This movie was released in 2005 and is definitely still worth watching. An Unfinished Life is set on a ranch in Wyoming although it was filmed in Canada. I enjoy movies like this that are shot in the outdoors and have a story to tell.
It stars Robert Redford, Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Lopez, Dami...
12. Everybody's Fine - A Movie Review
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:21:52
Everybody's Fine; well no, not really.
This is a 2009 drama by Writer/Director Kirk Jones. It stars Robert De Niro who plays Frank Goode, Drew Barrymore (Rosie), Kate Beckinsale (Amy) and Sam Rockwell (Robert).
Robert De Niro is a respectable, decent sort of man in this movie, unlike many of th...
13. A Book Review - All Quiet On The Orient Express
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:23:25
All Quiet On The Orient Express is a novel written by British author Magnus Mills and was published in 1999. The author was originally a bus driver before he became a novelist and has written several novels and a few short stories.
This story is written in a simple style with lot's of dialogue -...
14. My Solitary Hiking Trip
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:12:20
I spent a couple of nights and days on a hiking trip, sleeping and walking in the outdoors.
Here I relate my experience of this endeavour.
Walking and sleeping outdoors on one's own can get a bit lonely, but doing it for just a couple of nights and days is fine for me.
I remember reading about...
15. An Alternative Method of Dealing with Peeling Refrigerator Paint
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:42:24
About five years ago I had to deal with the problem of peeling of paint on my refrigerator; I tried one method then decided on another one. I've had my fridge for approximately twenty years and once had to replace the motor with a second hand one. Time has taken its toll on its exterior paint but...
16. Poetry - The Days go By
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:21:18
This is a poem about how at this time of the year the days seem to just go by; it's close to Christmas and many people are on leave, others are working and the general vibe changes.
It gives those who have been going to work every day a chance to kick back and relax or to see to some of the thin...
17. The Navy: Time Spent on a Ship
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:01:29
Many years ago in the mid latter 1970's I spent some time on a ship in the navy.
Sometimes we would go to sea for three weeks at a time, then return to the naval dockyard.
I'd always wanted to go to sea on a ship, but this was no luxury cruise, on the other hand it was an enjoyable experience.
18. Learning Ice Skating
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:04:30
Learning to ice skate takes a little time but once one gets the hang of it, it can be an enjoyable pastime.
According to Wikipedia; a study done by Federico Formenti of the University of Oxford suggests that Ice Skating first took place in southern Finland more 3000 years ago. Ice skates back th...
19. Into The Wild - A Movie
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:22:03
The movie Into The Wild was released in 2007 and was written and directed by Sean Penn. It is based on a biographical book written by Jan Krakauer. It relates the story of Christopher McCandless (played by Emile Hirsch) who goes on a journey around North America and Alaska in the early part of th...
20. Dad's fun walks on the golf course
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:13:22
My dad had some interesting hobbies; one of them was collecting golf balls. This he regarded as somewhat of a fun hobby and family and friends saw it in this light too. Our family lived in a double storey house opposite an undeveloped park and beyond the park was a railway line then a country clu...
21. Water crisis in Port Elizabeth, R.S.A.
Relationships & Family - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:10:21
After heavy rains fell recently in the Eastern Cape there has been a problem with water shortages in Port Elizabeth due to what appears to be burst piping.
Only some areas in the city were affected; that is they had no water for some time.
Old infrastructure was probably the cause of the burst p...
22. My Struggle With Atopic Eczema, a Skin Condition
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:25:18
Atopic eczema is a skin condition in which areas of the skin become red, itchy and inflamed - an angry looking rash appears. Lesions might appear on the skin too. I have had this condition since infancy when it was severe.
It still bothers me to some extent; my hands seem to be the most problema...
23. Doing Pizza Deliveries
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:32:21
I relate here my experiences while doing some part-time work doing food and pizza deliveries and how sometimes the work could become hectic and stressful - at other times it was easy.
I did this work for a while, not for all that long; it took a toll on my motor car and I did it only to an earn ...
24. About Cape Town South Africa
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:08:44
Travel to the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa
Take the Cable Car or Walk up Table Mountain
Visit the Waterfront
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Mountains and Sea
Spend time exploring the Peninsula
Enjoy Cape Towns Cosmopolitan Atmosphere
When I lived in Cape Town some years ago I ...
25. How To Grow Plants from Seeds
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:24:38
Growing plants from seeds is a rewarding hobby.
It is relatively easy to grow plants and flowers from seeds; when the seedlings have grown to a suitable size they can be transplanted into pots or flowerbeds.
Watch them budding and growing into healthy plants, including vegetables such as tomato...
26. Making and Enjoying Delicious Fudge
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:26:14
Fudge is a Tasty Treat that is easy to make and doesn't necessarily require a lot of ingredients to produce.
I enjoy fudge, its so soft, sweet and tasty, it just melts in your mouth, don't you enjoy it too?
I have included a couple of recipes here, simple ones that can be used for making delici...
27. How To Make Tasty Pancakes
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:13:18
Not so long ago my girlfriend decided to make us some pancakes, and I wanted to share her recipe on How to make pancakes with you here on Squidoo. They can be eaten as a teatime snack or as a dessert after a meal or even as a light meal itself.
Take at a look at the recipe here and u...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:15:13
Having candles burning in your home creates a pleasant atmosphere, but when they accidentally get knocked over or spill over, removing this candle wax can be a challenge.
Candles can be lit virtually anywhere in the home, also in the bathroom while having a soothing bath. They are used on birthd...
29. Writing a New Lens
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:15:29
Writing new articles (known as lenses on Squidoo) is the way to make progress, according to one very informative lens I discovered. I've been wanting to start something new for some time now but activities surrounding Christmas, have kept me from doing so. Perhaps you are new to this site and nee...
30. The Artist Painting
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:31:37
Having done some Pottery and Drawing in the past I had the urge to start painting and so I started in my late 30's. I have been painting with oils for the past 17 years and have enjoyed the journey thus far.
Painting has become a passion for me although I'm not one of those artists who paint all...
31. A Poem about the Seasons
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:25:18
The weather is an interesting phenomenon and one way of talking about it is to write about it in the form of poetry or descriptive writing.
It can affect people in various ways, it's sometimes difficult to find the right climate - to be content with the weather. However, it doesn't seem to bothe...
32. Reading a Book is Something I Enjoy
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:30:30
I like reading a book in my spare time, it's a lot of fun.
I've been reading since quite a young age and won a couple of prizes for Reading at Junior School.
The type of books I read has changed over the years but I still enjoy a good novel.
Occasionally I read magazines and I do more online rea...
33. The Allure Of The Seas - A Poem
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:31:37
I've heard of an ocean liner called 'The Allure of the Seas' but this writing is mostly about the ocean and how man (& woman) is attracted to it for various reasons. I've included a photo of the ocean liner mentioned and a note about the Dead Sea.
The Sea kind of has the effect of magically draw...
34. Flowers in Spring
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:25:18
"A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever". I read that in a garden on a piece of wood at Hogsback (a beautiful forested village) in the garden at the place where we were staying with my father. The words are a poem by John Keats.
I was at quite a young impressionable age and for some reason that litt...
35. Floods in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, October 2012
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:22:24
The rains that recently fell in the Eastern Cape in South Africa caused much damage to roads and property. The rains fell for days on end and resulted in widespread flooding.
The downpour of rain just never seemed to stop. When it stopped for a day sometimes we thought; well the washing will get...
36. Review of The Beatles White Album
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:11:50
The cover of this album is unusual in that it has no images on it; it has a white background with only 'The Beatles' written on it. Okay, it has picture of a green apple below the text near the top left corner. I was about fourteen years old when I first heard it; our neighbours older son played ...
37. Pottery Clay: How to Make Pottery
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:36:45
Making pottery is a craft, an art form and a hobby or can be done as a form of making an income. Another name for it is Ceramics. Pottery clay is worked with the hands; there are different methods of working clay such as coil pottery, pinch pottery, using slabs and working on a pottery wheel or '...
38. How to Change a Flat Tire
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:08:44
When we moved house last year in October I had the misfortune of getting a burst tire which I had to replace as well as having to change the tire itself.
It was a flat tire but because the tire actually burst and went flat, I had to change the tire first before I could get a new one.
It's a ver...
39. Anger Management
Cars - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:41
Anger Management is a skill that can be learnt and put into practice to help those with short tempers.
We have all been angry at someone or even with ourselves at times; it leads to frustration and resentment, but there are ways to manage our anger.
Sometimes we get angry in heavy traffic, with...
40. The Beach Boys Endless Summer Album
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:55:12
This double album by the Beach Boys was produced in 1974, but the songs are mostly from the 60's. In the US it came out as 2 albums but in the UK it comprised of 1 album with 10 songs on each side.
If you love the Beach Boys music you will like this one, it has many of their well known hits on it...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:17:49
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