The forest makes your heart gentle #7

The forest makes your heart gentle #7

“When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.” –  Kenneth Kaunda

Photography by vocabulary in chunks

 

Focus #2

Focus #2

“Nothing great is created suddenly.  It takes time. 

A bunch of grapes or figs first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen .”   ― Epictetus (Greek Philosopher)

photography by vocabularyinchunks

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Focus

Focus

“The world’s big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.”   ― John Muir

 

photography by vocabularyinchunks

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Be free

Be free

[Santorini experience ]

The“3rd Santorini Experience”, is the biggest Sports Tourism Event for both professional and amateur athletes in Greece, taking place on the island of Santorini, this October.  Registration is now open for those wanting to get their adrenaline going by taking part in running and swimming races.  Register HERE

Map of Santorini


 

Visit Greece @ Santorini or Municipality of Thira

 

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

[Honeymoon studios]
The Film titled “Musical playpark” by Ogilvy Johannesburg, Velocity Films advertising agencies for Kentucky Fried Chicken/KFC in South Africa (Aug 2016).
English Language Schools,  engvid,  Cambridge exams, 

I saw #4

I saw #4

 

“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.”   – Roy T. Bennet

photography by vocabularyinchunks

 

 

I saw #3

I saw #3

 

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.”        – Socrates

 
photography by vocabularyinchunks

 

 

Look Up #9

Look Up #9

Great Big Story

 

“With a wingspan up to 10 feet in length, the mighty Andean condor is one of the largest flying birds in the world. Found throughout the Andes Mountains, the condor is a national symbol for many South American countries. This massive bird has a hairless head, which will change color depending on its emotional state. Though the condor can live up to 70 years, its population is in decline, largely due to the destruction of its natural habitat” [Great big Story]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • With wings that spread up to 10ft apart
  • One of the largest flying birds in the world
  • Found throughout the Andes Mountains
  • A national symbol
  • Emotional state
  • Used to attract females
  • With some Condors living for more that 70 years
  • It is a scavenger bird
  • South American coast
  • The population is in decline
  • Due to the destruction of its natural habitat
  • Lead poisoning from carcasses shot by hunters
 

 

The forest makes your heart gentle #6

The forest makes your heart gentle #6

 

“In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike.” –  Paulo Coelho

Photography by vocabulary in chunks

I saw #2

I saw #2

 

“The purpose of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance”       – Aristotle

   photography by vocabularyinchunks
 

 

 

Bulungula

Bulungula

 [Pascal Bennet ]

Situated on one of the world’s most beautiful, unspoilt beaches in the heart of a traditional Xhosa village, the eco-friendly Bulungula Lodge has been described as “spectacular” by the Lonely Planet and “one of the World’s ultimate ethical travel experiences” by The Rough Guide.  read more HERE

Wild Coast – Easter Cape, South Africa

Evanescent

Evanescent

“Memories, like everything else, are momentary.” ― Santosh Kalwar

 

photography by vocabularyinchunks

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I travel to change my view

I travel to change my view

 [Marko Roth]

“Follow us as we travel to India, our most thrilling backpacking adventure yet. We went on a safari, hiked to the peak of a mountain, visited impressive Hindu temples, spent the night with friendly locals at a homestay in Wayanad and experienced the unique kitchen of India with its exceptionally delicious fruits & vegetables.”  Check out the full story HERE 

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • I travel to change my view
  • I travel for the taste
  • I travel to feel alive
  • I travel for that moment

 

Quote

Four and Twenty Blackbirds

  [Epicurious]
  • It comes from the nursery rhyme
  • Old-fashioned homespun dessert
  • We grew up in a restaurant
  • She was definitely known for her pies
  • The delivery drivers would stop in our little town to buy her pie
  • We had gravitated back to the kitchen
  • We really felt a true drive towards baking and towards pie making
  • We only work with fruit when it is in season
  • The combination of sweet and savory
  • It has hit all the notes on the flavor pallete
  • Create a pie
  • It just wasn’t coming out quite right
  • We came up with adding apples to it
  • The secret ingredient
  • It just adds a special herbaceous aromatic note
  • It acts as a little bit of a barrier
  • We can add our oat crumble topping
  • You can certainly get a good pie if you seek it out
  • The pie scene has grown
  • An arts community here, artists and musicians
  • They needed a gathering place
  • That is a mission of our business
  • It’s an endlessly creative food medium
Visit the pie shop @  Four and Twenty Blackbirds

What is culture?

What is culture?

[Hamilton Love Your City]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • Festivals and events
  • A thriving art scene
  • Stories and customs
  • A sense of history
  • Creative talent
  • Public art
  • Outdoor places
  • A positive energy known as cultural vibrancy
  • It helps to build community
  • A unique identity
  • They get involved and they talk about it
  • As the word spreads
  • It can promote identity, creativity, tourism, jobs and growth
  • Revitalizing neighborhoods
  • Transforming cities
  • Making communities attractive, open, welcoming and vibrant

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