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Curiosity satisfied, Johnny even realise this was the reason for his constant negativity, but the truth was that Johnny was a very lonely man. Johnny hung his coat on the hook and switched on the television, keen for some voices to fill the stillness, and to convince him that he had some company. The cat simply sat, of. The cat jumped up onto the sofa,continuing to stare at Johnny. Well, mister…. The cat refused to budge,completely unmoved by Johnny joininghim on the lawn. Maybe it wasa new-fangled garden gnome type lawndecoration that had somehow ended upon his patch?
Unexpectedly, JohnnyJohnny sighed and sat on the opposite smiled. He managed to surprise himselfend of the sofa, an alien position to him, by the speed his mood had changed. Heand one which offered an odd-looking gingerly reached out a finger and strokedview of the living room.
He grabbed the the cats back, causing the creature to letremote, turned up the volume, and folded out a satisfied purr. Perhaps, he thought,his arms across his chest in annoyance. Maybe, if theThe cat uncurled, the tip of his tail cat decided to stay, Johnny would let it. He leapt onto his lap, licked his day seem a little better, and a little less lonely. Why did Jonny bring earplugs to the office? Did Jonny allow the cat to stay?
What colour was the cat?
Brown B. White C. Grey 4. What did Jonny wear on his feet to go outside? Boots B. Socks C. Sandals Answers: Answers vary. No Quarter Given! By Alex MasonRugby Union football is a game played in countries with around 7.
It is a team sport that is as tough as they come. It is a game that encompasses allshapes and sizes of players. It has a rich history. Folklore has it thatrugby was spawned from football. This all took place atRugby school in the town of Rugby; hence the sport was called rugby. The coveted prize the winners of the World Cup receive is the WilliamWebb trophy.
SPORTSSince its conception almost two centuries reputation of the New Zealand All Blacksago, many rivalries have come and gone that even if you have never seen a rugbyboth at local and international levels. Firstly, the All Blacks are. InAfrica The Springboks. Such is the addition to playing amazingly good rugby and producing some of the best players ever, they are also famous for performing the Haka before the start of each match.
The All Blacks use it these days as a challenge to their opponents. The All Blacks team performs the Haka in front The rivalry with South Africa is aof their opponents before the match starts. There have Wales versus England on March On social barriers in Wales and unites thethe pitch, no quarter country in a way seldom seen anywhere.
The ferocityand competitivenessis a sight to behold. What make itenthralling are the contrasting stylesthese top two sides employ. Their head-to-head record after 91 matches: The AllBlacks 53 wins and South Africa 35, withthree matches drawn. The rightly or wrongly, as the game of the scene for an epic encounter is set even establishment, in the middle class.
Add before the ball is kicked. When the game to that, hundreds of years of oppression is played in Wales at The Millennium and invasion of Wales by the English and Stadium, the ground is packed. When you can see why the Welsh want to win. But, Anthem - strikes, 74, Welsh despite Wales having a much smaller population 3 million compared to 53 million and much less wealth, the head-to-head is close: The Welsh play with a flair and passion that endears them to any neutral supporter watching.
But Newthe Welsh can sing! Welsh flags flying high Zealand takes it to another dimension. It was first sung before an international 1. New Zealand performs a warmatch back in when the crowd dance before the start of eachsang it in response to The New Zealand rugby game.
It was not the official sayNational Anthem at the time but thewords epitomised everything the crowd 2. Hen Wlad fy Nhadau Land of Mywas feeling and still feels before the Fathers was made the officialstart of a game. In the following years, it Welsh National Anthem. How was the game of rugbyThe core values of rugby are teamwork, conceived? These teams certainly 4. Why do the Welsh want to beatpromote these ethos. So what makes the English so much? Wales and New Zealand so special? It isbest summed up by actor Luke Evens, Answers: It became the National Anthem but it haslives and breathes rugby, and I didn't never been made so officially by law.
It is seen as a battle of class and a revenge for years of oppression. Rugby in England has often been seen rightly or wrongly as the game of the establishment, the middle classes. Add to that hundreds of years of oppression and invasion of the Wales by the English and you can see why the Welsh want to win. Movements such as impressionism, abstract art, modernism and cubism may be familiar but one of the more recent and exciting artistic movements is Pop Art.
During the Secondprecision of fine art. Building on World War, there had been hardship andconcepts and images from mass shortages, and rationing was a key partculture and advertising, Pop Art of life. People were used to living frugallycelebrated colour, and often took and doing without. After the war endedinspiration from comic books and in , the subsequent decade saw ancartoons. The style used ironyand parody to criticise the world increased availability and variety ofof consumerism.
Despite the goods. Prominent in Britain and the and having choice and variety in theUSA, Pop Artists took everyday items marketplace influenced artists toand common scenes and turned them create artwork symbolising this: Coca Cola. He put much Later, he developed a more controversial style, moving focus on pattern and towards the movement colour, and consequently known as Pop Art.
In addition to painting well- Cola. He put much focus on known products and adverts, Warhol pattern and was also very much interested in Hollywood and celebrities. Some of his paintings fetch more than million USD. Not only a pioneer of the Pop Artmovement. Warhol opened his own art movement, Andy Warhol managed to usestudio called The Factory, in The his talent and creativity in multiple artFactory soon became a cultural hot-spot forms, making him as popular as artistsin New York where artists and musicians such as Picasso or Van Gogh.
His artworkswould congregate. Now, the artist was a are still highly regarded and hugelycelebrity in his own right both in the USA popular, and his critique of a cultureand Britain, inspiring others to create their obsessed with material goods and moneyown critiques of the consumerist culture.
Luckily,the artist survived but was seriously 1. What did Pop Art try to achieve? What style of music had The Velvet Underground inspire? Jazz B. Punk-rock C. Pop Art 4. What happened to Andy Warhol in ? He decided to open The Factory B. He died C. He was shot Answers: Answers vary 3. By Leela ChakrabartyAnastrophe is a literary technique where the natural order of words is inverted.
This is done in order to achieve a particular effect or emphasis. It is now. You may also feel that Yoda iswritten. The most common weird. There is of course a simple reasonand popular example of behind it. Many of us arefamiliar with Yoda- the littlegreen Jedi master in Star Wars.
In the original films, he trains LukeSkywalker to fight against the GalacticEmpire. In the prequel films, he serves asthe wise Grand Master of the Jedi Order. Obi-Wan Kenobi: Do you believewhat Count Dooku said about Sidiouscontrolling the Senate?
It doesn't feelright. Joined the Dark Side, Dooku has. Let's look at another example be: Shakespeare often Star Wars could beuses unusual a good thing forword orders so students whothat the line will are studyingconform to the Shakespeare.
Instead the speechof following a patterns of Yoda thesequence of subject Jedi Master may helpfirst and the verb students get past thesecond, Shakespeare often William biggest obstacle in studyingplaces the verb before the subject Shakespeare Shakespeare: In his famous Sonnet 18, Shakespearechanges the word order of some George Lucas the creator of Star Warssentences to make lines more poetic.
Yoda has lived long and has lotsline should read: When the natural flowheaven shines too hot. Other examples include: With Yoda's words to understand what he'snormal word order, this sentence would saying.
Anastrophe can create such We recognise Yoda through his speechan effect when used in prose, though patterns.
Read this aloud and you will beoveruse may seem to be funny or silly, and impressed because somehow it seemsmany people make fun of Yoda's speaking wise: Mourn them do not. Miss them do not.
Attachment leadsWe do use inversion fairly frequently to jealousy. The shadow of greed, that is. Some examples are: We also quick questions: Yoda is portrayed as experienced and wise. True B. False 4. The passage encourages us to use anastrophes or inversions in our daily lives. False Answers: Her father was a Office. After she graduated from Oxford,she worked for the Bank of England. A She was not spared criticism when thefew years later, she entered politics and police used force to control studentserved her community.
The students took to the streets to protestIn , she became a Member of the new increase in student educationParliament with the Opposition called fees. As well as that, her strict deportationthe Conservative Party UK. In the decisions were also criticised. She also banned Zakir Naikand deported Abu Qatada, two allegedreligious extremists whom, they believed,encouraged their followers to engage interrorism.
The Understanding on transnational crime,foreigners moved to Britainunder an EU agreement that 14 July Britons were were asked to vote. Would they still wantallowed to settle in other to stay within the European Union orEU countries and other EUcitizens could settle in Britain.
There wereabout 4 million foreigners in Britain in Ten years later, the number wasdouble. Unfortunately, many Britons wereuncomfortable with so many foreigners intheir country. They felt that the high crime rate andunemployment rate were related to theamount of foreigners living there. The then prime minister, David environment.
Since he lost the confidence is only the first step. On 13 July , she was appointed Her new government may be a fewprime minister of the United Kingdom. Another challenge she facesthe Cabinet. Many old ministers were is the division among party members. Sheremoved and replaced with new ones. She also abolished the Department forEnergy and Climate Change which left May and her husband, a banker, do not have any children. They both enjoy hiking in their spare time.
Why was Theresa May being criticised during the student demonstrations? Why do many Britons want to exit the European Union? These four words will drive many people into utter boredom. On the other hand, books can be an endless source of fun and joy for those who understand them. What makes books fun and so much better compared to the highly stimulating activity of playing video games?
Read on and see hidden advantages you might not have thought of. The You are trappedgraphics and music will keep most people within the confinesengaged for hours on end.
It is fun to be of the game. You areable to do things in a video game that held in a prison of thewe are unable to do in real life. It all does imagination. If you want to getvideo game character the character or any part of theis only within the game to be exactly the way yourules of the video would like it, it would require a lotgame.
Since you are only moving around what someone else has imagined, yourIn other words, you ability to think out of the box is blocked. Unfortunately, gaminggame. You are held does exactly the opposite. You pay the price would make you think about a movie starnot just with your precious you are familiar with. So, different looking heroes swirl in the minds ofOn the other hand, books different readers although all are readingand stories can provide the same book. Nothing is set, unlikeyou a lot of creative movies and video games.
Books cannotdescribe everything aboutthe characters and settings,and many of them do not. This forces youto imagine the scene in the book. It is upto you to imagine how the manor or theknight would look like based on the fewdetails and cues given.
Even if the characters are well described,it is up to you to fill in the details notmentioned. Youto create your own adventures with just a are carrying a dull paper book but thefew textual cues, the adventure becomes world both of you create is as wide andmore real and personalised. On the other expansive as the universe. Try reading. The invisible box that keeps your 1. How does a character in a videoimagination chained within a specific game differ from one described insetting does not exist in books.
This a book? Many people may be reading the same book but they A. The character in a book cannot be fully described. You have to use your imagination and experience to complete the picture.
He hasquite a few on the terraceon the top floor of hishouse. The pigeons havea beautiful view of theAdriatic Sea, much to theannoyance of his wife! I haveto say I was intrigued as to howhe got these birds to flyback home to theirloft and not fly away. Pigeon fancying is not anew hobby to me. Coming fromthe North of England, I knowseveral pigeon fanciers.
An eagle hunter huntsproud owner it pales into with eagles, in much the same way someinsignificance once you have people hunt rabbits with dogs.
To huntseen the Eagle Hunters of with an eagle you obviously need anKazakhstan. I have taught eagle. Now, an eagle is a bird of prey. The eagle is aas a teacher and the eagle raptor. Withthousand-year-old tradition. They are After catching the young bird, it has to behuge, majestic birds weighing on average trained.
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