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Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Silent Night
It is important that sign language be included, even though the music score cannot be done as such.
blackspanielgallery, 9 days ago
Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Silent Night
I love the German words but I also taught my class to sign "Silent Night " in British Sign language. they did it at the Christmas concert one year and brought the house down ! Standing ovation. It was so moving to see little children do that in ...
Veronica, 9 days ago
Thinking About Slavery
I am afraid students today are getting sanitized history far too often. we must recognize such things from the past. Making history politically correct serves no one. Frank, your work does not hesitate to bring out the whole truth. Thanks.
blackspanielgallery, 9 days ago
Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Silent Night
Do either of you appreciate the words more, as written by Father Mohr?
blackspanielgallery, 9 days ago
Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Silent Night
The reason that you and I learnt the German words is that our head teacher [principal] was a prisoner of war in Germany and one Christmas he was greatly moved as he sat and moped for home, for from outside the prison camp he heard a choir of ...
frankbeswick, 9 days ago
Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Silent Night
I lie in too dmp of a climate to find collecting stamps wise. I would expect them to stick together.
blackspanielgallery, 9 days ago
Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Silent Night
Yes and similarly with stamps. I wonder if there is a Christmas stamp archive anywhere .
Veronica, 9 days ago
Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Silent Night
I felt compelled to write a light article for the season. Some articles found on wizzley cause deep thought, some have a significant message, but, while the message is profound, this is a light approach to the season. I did not realize it is ...
blackspanielgallery, 9 days ago
Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Silent Night
What a beautiful topic for an article. If anyone were to ask someone to name a carol Silent Night would be one of the first to trip off the tongue. I learned it in German at Primary School and I have never forgotten the German words 57 years ...
Veronica, 9 days ago
Thinking About Slavery
Thanks for the mention of indentured labour. British people were also sent as slaves to the Americas as punishment for treason. This happened in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
frankbeswick, 9 days ago
Thinking About Slavery
Basically,from what I learned in history years ago, women would come to the colonies, generally poor women, and work of the debt for their passage over about seven years. Once there was no debt, they could leave. Think about the old english ...
blackspanielgallery, 10 days ago
Thinking About Slavery
bsg what happened to them after that time was up.?
Veronica, 10 days ago
Thinking About Slavery
A close but technically distinct thing that happened in colonial America was the indentured servants where people came under slave conditions for a set period of time.
blackspanielgallery, 10 days ago
Henry Hunt ; The People's Orator
Peterloo has been released and is reportedly an excellent film. Go to see it to give tribute to the Fallen.
Veronica, 10 days ago
Going Green Using a Tankless Water Heater
The college where I teach has a solution that is somewhat different than using a single heater. There are small units that support perhaps two restrooms. They make a distinct noise when coming on, so if you are in the men's room you hear the ...
blackspanielgallery, 11 days ago

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