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Recipe For Disaster

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Recipe For Disaster

 

Make sure you’ve got a big bowl.

OK, we’re ready to commence.

Take a pinch of honesty,

add an ounce of common sense,

stir in bloody mindedness,

gently fold in care,

season it with integrity

(if you’ve got any spare),

sprinkle it with passion,

avoid the nuts and flakes,

put it in a hot oven

and see how long it takes

for it to become bu...

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دكتور عصافير (VET)

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ريشه ناقصة في جناح عصفوره
إيه يعنى .. ماهـو ريشها كتيــــر
مش حيبــــــــان أبدا في الصورة

ولا حيــــكـون له كمــــــان تأثير


العصفــورة الشــــاطرة تفكــــــر
ربنا عنـــــــده كنــــــوز الخيـــر
لو تدعــــى ربنــــــــا يرزقـــــها
بدل الريشـــــة .. عشـــر قناطير


لكن العــصفــــورة المســكــيـنــة
وقـفـت تبـكـى بدون تفـكـيــــــــر
حتى اصحابها .. زعلوا عشانــها
نصحــــ...

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COCKLES (FOR YOUR HEART)

 

I’ll gather the Cockles from Red Wharf Bay

Best soaked overnight in salt water they say

Then boil them in water that is fresh from the tap

Then simmer, five minutes, they open no crap

 

A bowl with some milk and the Cockles go in

Then stir with your hand like they’re having a swim

Remove and then place them in self-raising flour

Once coated, then sieve. This starter’s ...

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Rekindle cake (plus video performance attached at bottom)

 

Rekindle cake 
 
You take a teaspoon of wisdom, add two ounces of brave.
Then you extract the past and the now try to save.
 
Six drops of humble mixed with fine compromise
And then stir in to taste, as you look in her eyes
 
One cup of loves flour, and two knobs…………… who love.
Then you ask for some help from the chefs up above.
 
A sprinkle of ...

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Recipe

 

 

 

Recipe 


 Make time

Create space

Nurture memories

Be still

Breathe

Listen

Write it down

Read it back

Repeat

 

We’ve forgotten

The French Revolution

The American Revolution

The Haitian Revolution

The Civil War

The Civil Rights Movement

Black Nationalism and Black Arts

All revolutions are not equal

Every struggle has not been ...

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