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All the things NOT in your profile

You are not your age, nor the size of clothes you wear, You are not a weight, or the color of your hair. You are not your name, or the dimples in yo...
714900Jan 2218 hrs ago1 hrs ago

Mind AWOL

We all, I think, I hope, have that moment of walking into a room, then wondering what we went there for. Or stopping halfway up the stairs and thinkin...
284380Jan 17Jan 1822 hrs ago

Become famous - upset people. It's so today.

There’s a post on FB doing the rounds – the average Brit pensioner gets £79 a week, the average asylum seeker gets £350 a week, a free car,...
406381Jan 11Jan 13Jan 22

Tenants from hell ... suggestions welcome

This applies in SA but anyone with suggestions within general law, please shout out - Friend of mine bought a house with a cottage which had sitti...
884-0Oct 13Jan 13Jan 22

The uhoh moment when you realize you're on different wavelengths

It may only be me but there's always that urge to leap for the door when someone I've known for ages, or just met, suddenly comes out with one of the...
531550Jan 9Jan 1015 hrs ago

Hi, Big Brother, didja see what I just did ...

My bank in Spain will shortly have the technology to produce the details of a payment – not just that I bought at a supermarket, but the copy of the s...
416430Jan 2Jan 812 hrs ago

Young kids nowadays

can identify any number of corporate logos cannot identify leaves from trees in their own garden Of course their future progress will depend m...
761971Jan 4Jan 6Jan 22

Happy 2019? How unpatriotic!

If we were happy with what we had, why would we want change? Why would we need more? I saw an article ticking readers off for wishing people a happy n...
339340Dec 30Jan 2Jan 21

Perceptions, people.

Don’t even think of responding until you have read the bottom line. It was created by someone with Asperger Syndrome and is, in its own way,...
301281Dec 28Dec 308 hrs ago

How many of your gifts / decorations were made in China?

On Dec 23rd one of my Chinese pupils did his internet class on the move in a Beijing supermarket with Jingle Bells playing audibly in the background (...
221300Dec 27Dec 2815 hrs ago

How to write good

1. Avoid alliteration. Always. 2. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with 3. Avoid clichés like the plague. They’re old hat. 4. Comparison...
247280Dec 28Dec 2812 hrs ago

Perfect gifts – edited from week-to-go to Got one! last comments

There was a joke suggestion on FB re the perfect Christmas gift for writers so naturally I re-posted it on the spot but it got me thinking. Perfect g...
8451041Dec 18Dec 285 hrs ago

I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and

25 years ago, thereabouts, my friend and her husband – I’ll call them Mary and John - and their 2 kids (14 and 12) were watching TV in their house in...
281200Dec 26Dec 26Jan 20

Theybies

Slugs and snails and puppy dog tails - Sugar and spice and all things nice - On one hand, I've never believed girls...
287320Dec 21Dec 24Jan 20

Shortest day ...

Struggling to squeeze in breakfast, elevenses, lunch, afternoon tea, supper and a small cup of hot cocoa before bed. #ShortestDay...
281230Dec 21Dec 22Jan 20

2012 - the year the world didn't end

Remember when we were being told the world would end on December 21, 2012? . [/im...
197250Dec 16Dec 16Jan 21

In the alphabet soup of life, I pick aitch

How weird is the alphabet? A J and K sound alike (unless you are a Scot – they say jiy, not jay) B C D G P T V sound alike – and if you are Americ...
219300Dec 15Dec 154 hrs ago

First phrases

Can we be serious a minute? Aye that'll be right But no, seriously. If you are going somewhere they speak a different language, what ar...
406410Dec 14Dec 15Jan 20

The god of Christmas shopping

A speaker invited to a school to talk about the meaning of Christmas instead went rogue and told the kids – some as young as 4 – that Santa doesn’t ex...
8811180Dec 8Dec 1521 hrs ago

You've changed

Every serious relationship you were ever in, changed you. Men change for women and yes, women really do change for men. Did you keep the changes o...
602620Dec 11Dec 14Jan 23

the end is nigh

Those whom the gods wish to destroy, they first send mad. This is not an entertaining link. It is deeply disturbing and could hurt your brain. You sho...
164-0Dec 13Dec 13Jan 23

tenant or home-owner? does it make a difference?

Some people rent all their lives, and some buy as soon as they can scrape up a deposit Some tenants would like to buy but only if they found the pe...
310280Dec 4Dec 6Jan 20

Proverbs sayings prayers personal marches to get your teeth into

The serenity prayer - nicely short and to the point - God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, the courage to change the thing...
614740Dec 3Dec 5Jan 22

Father's rights to their children

Okay contentious issue, but I think the whole rights thing has gone a step too far now. A woman made pregnant at 14 by the rapist ringleader of a...
388560Nov 29Nov 29Jan 17

Sometimes it isn't worth reporting a crime. Wow.

Man walks into police station: Hello, I’d like to report a mugging. OFFICER: A mugging, eh? Where did it take place? MAN: I was walking by...
444470Nov 25Nov 28Jan 20

Like him back - N/A ???

This is the second time I've had a 'like' from someone who is still online but instead of the option of 'like him back' CS says N/A - I...
512501Nov 22Nov 278 hrs ago

Happy thanksgiving to all our CS Americans

I so like the idea of a dinner just for giving thanks - been invited to a few in Scotland by an American family living a long long way from home and i...
304270Nov 21Nov 24Jan 22

Change your name change your life

And no I don't mean on CS although some of us did and there was a real difference How much does your name influence your life? When someon...
1,6571770Nov 2Nov 13Jan 22

So tired of being afraid

I don’t hide under the bed quaking, but at any one time there can be at least one thread of fear running through my head. Some come from the media and...
594630Nov 7Nov 10Jan 23

My Trump blog

Hey, back off. It’s a rite of passage as a CS blogger to have a blog on this superhot topic, if you can’t fight ‘em join ‘em, and other sundry excuses...
1,064790Sep 9Nov 8Jan 22

Don't panic, but it's Scorpio season

Tuesday 23rd October ushered in Scorpio season - the sign of death and rebirth, intensity and passionate convictions, and a time when all signs, not...
692890Oct 27Oct 31Jan 21

Raining again

Welcome to Sunny Spain they said 320 days of sunshine a year they said Meanwhile I had to put the light on in the kitchen to see to make coffee :m...
574550Oct 20Oct 26Jan 20

your worst hell on earth

For me, right now, that’s noise. I can’t imagine anything worse, as three weeks of clattering banging drilling and shouting roadworks are culminating...
606750Oct 24Oct 25Jan 22

Really REALLY honest profile comments

You want honest profiles? I found some spotted on websites, pruned out the crudest, sharing twenty of those that made me blink. These were all from p...
213140Oct 23Oct 23Jan 19

Odd couple

I met these people, and for all I know they met on CS although that would be a fantastic coincidence and, if they read this blog, a little embarrassin...
1,2211520Oct 10Oct 13Jan 21

Opera blog

RIP Montserrat Caballé, one of the great singers from my new country. She was 85 Don't imagine many opera buffs in CS but some may remember the op...
486590Oct 9Oct 9Jan 19

hyperbole

No-one gets disappointed any more - they are devastated No-one has unpleasant experiences any more - they are traumatized Everything that happens i...
449560Oct 4Oct 414 hrs ago

Comparing the mangle to a glove filled with porridge

Handshakes fascinate me. I think mine is ok, but then I would. Some offer just the fingers, or the vrot (rotting) banana. Some seize a hand as if ring...
523740Sep 30Oct 3Jan 21

At last, a day for so many on CS to celebrate as their own

Monday 24th September is a day tailor-made for most bloggers on CS and since one can't get in too early on these important holidays, I hope to be the...
853920Sep 21Sep 23Jan 21

Meanwhile here in Spain

Yesterday I was in Orgiva, a small town in the Alpujarras and did have my camera. I'm not a good photographer, though. Pics - Orgiva is hot enough...
842740Sep 12Sep 141 hrs ago

Giraffe in snow

REALLY starting to worry about Eks now. Hoping all SA bloggers affected by blizzards are keeping well-wrapped up and warm This pic one of s...
24920Sep 12Sep 13Jan 21

It's official. Australians are the best men to meet.

This is a dinkum Australian love poem, and if it don't bring a lump to your throat, and have you rushing to the Strine men listed here on CS, you're o...
680660Aug 20Sep 911 hrs ago

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