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‘My English Companion’

Originally posted on OYE! – Overcome Your English! Immersion Course now includes 'My English Companion'. :
Oye! is introducing an additional service which we are calling, ‘My English Companion’. Click on j. **(New) ‘My English Companion’ in the menu list above for…

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What’s happening?

Well without stating the obvious.  It has been a long time for me not posting.  But to be fair I have been busy.  Busy?  Yes.  January was spent partly in the UK.  Drove back, well drove from Bilbao after a … Continue reading

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2012 in review…………..

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.  Big Thank you to all and a Happy New Year! Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about … Continue reading

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Music Spot for Wednesday.

Wednesday’s and Thursday’s are proving difficult to find what I would call a decent record and with lyrics.  But we will persevere. BUT……..I did find this one.  Unfortunately without lyrics!  It’s from the BBC ……well……….CBBC (LOL-Loads of Laughs) Happy Wednesday!

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On this day in UK History.

On this day in 1967, President de Gaulle said ‘Non’ (No) to British entry into the Common Market. Interesting…………….some people think we should never have entered it anyway?

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Music Spot for Tuesday.

The Pogues and ‘Tuesday Morning‘;

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Music Spot for Monday.

Thought I’d continue the days of the week theme. From the Mamas & The Papas;  ‘Monday, Monday‘ Have a nice day!

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Fittingly for the Formula 1 decider today.

The BBC television opening theme for Formula 1 coverage. This is from ‘The Chain‘ from Fleetwood Mac: Vettel or Alonso should be crowned the winner later this afternoon.  Good Luck to all.

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Music Spot for Sunday. That’s all the days of the week!

The lovely (Debbie Harry) from Blondie, and ‘Sunday Girl‘:

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On this day in UK History. With an additional Music Spot!

On this day in 1984, Band Aid created by Bob Geldoff and Midge Ure, rock stars gathered at Studios in London to record ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas‘, to aid famine relief in Ethiopia.  It has raised millions of pounds for … Continue reading

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