Well now we have the Not-So-Leaning Tower of Pisa. Where is the world heading?
I love the targeted ads on Facebook. I just bought a microwave. No thanks, I don’t need a second microwave.
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I am regulated by nobody
I have Terms and Conditions which can be summed up as Common Sense. But I would never expect you to sign up to those
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- Press 1 to hear me sing
- Press 2 to hear a golden repeat of last January’s weather forecast
- Press 3 to hear Theresa May’s explanation of why her Brexit is the best Brexit. (Please ensure your battery is at 900%)
- Press 4 for a summary of President Trump’s unswerving policies
- Press 5 to understand the Middle East conflicts. Sit comfortably
- Press 6 for my uncensored video of the aliens passing by Earth and heading somewhere else “which has effective communication facilities”
- Press 7 to wait hours to speak an agent who does not understand English. You will enjoy the music-on-hold. Here are the lyrics so you can sing along:
Do do do do do de do do do do do do do do do
Do doo be-do-do
Do do-do do
Do doo de-do-do de-do-do de-do-do de-do-do-doodle do do do-doo do!
Copyright: David K. Bryant, November 16, 2018
The pronoun works only if it is clear to whom or what it refers.
A ransom is demanded from the Governor, which he pays in hopes of recovering his niece, but things go awry and the pirates get away with the loot and the captives.
Author, David Bryant has done his research and the depiction of the famous pirate characters is very well done as well as the descriptive scenes that allows the reader to see Jamaica and the Caribbean sea trade as it was in that time period.
It is a tale of honor in unexpected places and ways, as well as deception and ruthless treachery in others.
Do not build in forests where there will be wildfires; do not build on flood plains.
The Great British Compromise deals with everything: We’re leaving the European Union; we’re not really.
Although I had known of the film ‘Treasure Island’ I had never watched it or read about it, but the names of ‘Long John Silver’ and ‘Captain Flint’ were also known to me. I guessed their characters but not much else. This book intrigued me as it let me delve into a possible world of these men. Pirates were always the bad men and rightly so in many cases, yet I found myself ‘liking’ Captain Flint especially!