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ENGLISH DIARY

  Bree T-Shirt is a blogger travelling around the world, currently located in England. He wants to know the way British people live, eat, sleep, work, study and entertain. I have found a few pages scribbled on a school notebook, in black ink, some words being underlined in green pen, sporadically. The first entries in … Continuă lectura

The Cigarette Butt

After the post about the cigarette stubs I got a smelly message letting me know that somebody has read it. Just today, at around 11.30, somebody left a smoking half of a cigarette on my threshold, the window heading street being opened. From within, I felt something was smelling really bad. I checked the back window facing … Continuă lectura

DAVOS 2013

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM ANNUAL MEETING DAVOS 2013 Committed to improving the state of the world DAVOS World Economic Forum 2013 started today in Switzerland. Participants: 50 heads of states and governement, 1500 business leaders, and 1000 media and civil society representatives coming from 100 countries.  The current theme for this year is Resilient Dynamism and a call … Continuă lectura

Marvel’s The Avengers Smash the Box Office

The Avengers, Record Box Office Earnings Worldwide Marvel’s The Avengers opened last weekend worlwide with record box office earnings – $640M. The Avengers, a great team at work: Captain America, Nick Fury, Black Widow, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man. Code – for the beneffit of humanity. S.H.I.E.L.D agency reactivates The Avengers Initiative to fight Loki and their growing powers. They … Continuă lectura

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 3/5/2012

FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION On 3rd of May, the whole world celebrated press freedom. 500 journalists have lost their lives in the last decade while doing their job, informing people correctly. „We must do everything to support the transformative power of freedom of expression to bolster healthy and vibrant societies. New voices face challenges across the world. More … Continuă lectura

Dickens Anniversary

Charles Dickens 200s What the Dickens! Charles Dickens is a world famous literature writer and journalist. He was born in 7th February 1812 in Landport, Portsea, United Kingdom and today we celebrate 200 years since then. His novels depict 19th century society and its flaws: social injustice, child labour, court inequity, working class problems – Bleak House, … Continuă lectura

DAVOS 2012

World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, Davos 2012 World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting takes place in Davos, Switzerland between 25-29 January 2012. Opening speech by Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor of Germany. The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to … Continuă lectura

Pirelli Vision

PIRELLI WOMEN „I always thought about taking clothes off as a way of getting close to the individual and the person, and of getting something that was more honest and pure” thinks Mario Sorrenti, the creator of upcoming Pirelli 2012 in Corsica. Subjects: 12 famous women: Kate Moss, Milla Jovovich, Isabeli Fontana, Natasha Poly, Saskia de … Continuă lectura

Know Your Rights

International Human Rights Day 10th of December 2011 Global Human Rights Movement All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights 10th of December 1948: United Nations signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Human Rights Day is globally marked by social, political and cultural events focused on human rights issues. Nobel Peace Prize is awarded … Continuă lectura

Amazing Protest

1. Hooked in Protest, Hong Kong Alice Newstead hanged herself on a shark hook. She painted her body silver, had her back skin pierced and organized an unusual protest hanging herself up on a metal hook in Hong Kong. She explained that she decided to use shock tactics to raise awareness against shark fin soup consumption. Some people called … Continuă lectura