History & Traditions, Motivational, Philosophy

Weekly Quote and Proverb

Proverbs and Quotes provide us with wisdom from days past. These words, generally anonymous and uttered so succinctly, can teach us so much, in just a few words. Here are this week offerings: The greater love is a mother's; then comes a dog's; then a sweetheart's - Polish Proverb In these times of pandemic and… Continue reading Weekly Quote and Proverb

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Gdansk Shipyards

We all know the slogan, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas." The exact opposite is true of Gdansk. Their slogan is: 'What happens here moves the world.' The Solidarity Gate The selfie is mine, but this iconic location belongs to the people of Gdansk, (until 1939, known as Danzig, Poland). This particular spot holds… Continue reading UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Gdansk Shipyards

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For Richer and Poorer – Sunday Sayings

Palace in Warsaw Weekly Proverb When I had money everyone called me brother Polish proverb "The gap between rich and poor is now at a level where Europe, at the time of the French revolution, looks positively socialistic by comparison:- ~The three wealthiest people in the world today now own more than the poorest 48… Continue reading For Richer and Poorer – Sunday Sayings

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Proverbial Friday – Wise Words for Life

Wise words to make us ponder more about our life, our world and our role within it. Sayings handed down from generations past provide powerful lessons for us. Posting on Fridays each week, Proverbial Friday gives you something vital to ponder about.

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Proverbial Friday – Global Words

Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes, like proverbs, make us think more deeply about something.

Each Friday, I post a Proverb or Saying and a Quote that I find thought-provoking.

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Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

    I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes,… Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

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Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Each Friday, I post some thought provoking words from different parts of the world that make us think more deeply about something.

Each Friday, I post a Proverb or Saying and a Quote that I find thought-provoking.

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Monday Mystery Photo. Last week Wroclaw, Poland

Can you guess the location of the Monday Mystery photo. Test your knowledge of the world each Monday. Guest submissions welcome. Linkbacks to correct answer and guest contributions.

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Travel

I have followed Sally's blog for some time and her regular weekly feature with changing themes gives photography buffs a good array of choice and inspires creativity. I am thrilled to have a chance to blog some of my favourite travel photographs in her Challenger's choice week. A perfect day on the river! Sally D's… Continue reading Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Travel