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On this breezy October morn, I walk
in the swift shadows of cloud-cursing rooks,
watching the world wake on the horizon.
Leo Yankevich
All houses wherein men have lived and died
Are haunted houses. Through the open doors
The harmless phantoms on their errands glide,
With feet that make no sound upon the floors.

We meet them at the doorway, on the stair,
Along the passages they come and go,
Impalpable impressions on the air,
A sense of something moving to and fro.
August
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  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 40,415 ✭✭✭✭
    Dear diary, after joining the queue at 4am, I got a seat on the Nilgiri Historical Train to go up to Ooty. Yesterday when i went to book my ticket, they told me that there were no seats left. I was given a 'wait list' number 88, but as number ten in the queue that worked out to be first come, first served, it all worked out well.

    I'm a big kid when it comes to steam trains. This one is even more unique as it runs on a special ratchet to get it up the tracks as the line is so steep.
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    Hi Diary!
    The next two weeks will be very quiet because of the recessed end of year.
    But tomorrow will be short, I'll expend almost all day cooking to receive my guests at the Christmas night.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    Dear diary,
    Today was off, so I din't go to school. I slept until 11.
    Two nights ago we celebrated Yalda and now winter has started. Yay! :D
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    I liked this image.

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  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    Oh my God, wish I had this table for Yalda @hevio.
    I am feeling hungry. :(
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    What is that red one on the upper left corner, near to apple and above the nuts? :-?
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    Watermelon maybe? :-?
    Maybe they made it like circles.
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    You are right @Nil, it can be watermelon, 'melancia' in Portuguese, I think 'watermelon' is a very weird word. :-B
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    yes it is weird.
    Water melon called "hendevooneh" or "hendevaneh" in persian.
  • science24science24 Posts: 989 ✭✭✭✭✭
    What is Yalda @nil , I didn't get it?
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    @science24 Yalda is the name of an event. We celebrate it on the longest night of the year and last day of fall.
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    Diary,

    I'm thinking about a new motorcycle's topic. Should I? :-?
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    Time to go home, let's ride!
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    Diary! the por is in the oven. :D
  • science24science24 Posts: 989 ✭✭✭✭✭
    enjoy it @Helvio :D
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    Thank you @Science24, the pork was très bien!! :D
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    Bon appétit @helvio. :D
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    merci mon ami @Nil!!
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    @helvio a sentence in Persian:
    خواهش میکنم.ایا شما فرانسوی بلد هستین؟
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    edited December 2013
    No @nil, I'm not French! I'm Brazilian! :D
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    One question @Nil. Arabic and Persian are the same lenguage?
  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 40,415 ✭✭✭✭
    Dear Diary, celebrated Christmas in a Buddhist monastery, listening to the Dalai Lama. Christmas lunch was a tofu and vegetable stew. It wasn't quite your roast pork @Helvio, but very nice all the same.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    edited December 2013
    No @Helvio. They aren't. The alphabets of both languages are almost same. But they are different.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    @Helvio:
    ایا شما فرانسوی بلد هستین؟ means can you speak french, not are you french.
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    HI @Marianne!!!

    You had a nice Christmas, and I also like tofu and vegetable stew.

    :)
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    Nil said:
    @Helvio:
    ایا شما فرانسوی بلد هستین؟ means can you speak french, not are you french.
    Excuse me @Nil, I am not good in Persian yet. :D
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    That's okay.
    Are you learning Persian @helvio? :-/
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 Inactive
    :)) :))

    As ever, I was kidding. :D

    But one day, somehow, you and @Aladdin must teach me the alphabet at least. ;)
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    I must knew that you was kidding.
    I will teach you with pleasure my friend.
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