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healthy diet and poverty

Unplugged from food corporations I've heard some alarming tales from friends who work with people trapped in poverty and debt. The worst cases, due to the tax and benefits nightmare orchestrated by successive governments, are all people working full-time. Usually, they are working so many hours that they find it difficult to make the best decisions about what to eat. Understandably, when

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The Firm: Ultimate Fat Burning Workout

Specially recommended for LD as he limbers up for Spring planting; also for anyone with a weight problem: There is a series of these exercise videos - a must for anyone living in remote areas or cultural deserts. Visible Results in ten workouts, it says; emphasising the visible and maybe superficial. But the genuine health benefits are likely to come even sooner than that. From an Amazon

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Nina Simone - I put a spell on you

To celebrate her 'lifetime award', due to be given next year video Nina Simone - I put a spell on you Lyrics I put a spell on you because you're mine You better stop the things that you do I ain't lyin', no, I ain't lyin' I just can't stand it babe The way you're always runnin' 'round I just can't stand it, the way you always put me down I put a spell on you because you're mine

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Danielle de Niese: Handel Arias

Soprano Danielle de Niese singing Handel and brief interview. Soprano Danielle de Niese showcases her Decca debut album 'Handel Arias' in this exclusive video performance and interview. Danielle de Niese singing one of my favourite operatic songs Danielle de Niese sings "Lascia ch'io pianga" from Handel's Rinaldo.  Compare to, or just plain enjoy, another sopranos interpretation of

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Soprano Joyce DiDonato - War and Peace project

The lyric coloratura mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is especially well known for her performances of Handel and Mozart. I was 'educated' about Joyce this past week (21st November) by an excellent program on Radio 3 hosted by Sean Rafferty. The good news is ... the program is still available on catch-up for a month. The program features live interview with Joyce DiDonato, and 3 recordings

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piano lessons free online part 2

Take no notice of 'part 3' (on Youtube)! This is the second video in the course:  complete free online learning to play the piano.  As ever, take your time and learn good habits from a pro, before you make a habit of doing whatever seems easiest!  Complete beginners might like to sit slightly left of middle C, but will gravitate towards middle C as they use the whole keyboard. Tags:

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The Way Between - peace activism as fantasy story

The Middle Way, between fighting and fleeing ... The Way Between by Rivera Sun Everybody loves a good story ... and together, we bring them into the world!  The Way Between blends fun, action, adventure, and fantasy while delivering an uplifting message of waging peace and active nonviolence for a new generation of readers.  Join a creative team of Community Publishers in launching . .

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DIY projects education for children

TED Resident Fawn Qiu designs fun, low-cost projects that use familiar materials like paper and fabric to introduce engineering to kids. In this quick, clever talk, she shares how nontraditional workshops like hers can change the perception of technology and inspire students to participate in creating it.  easy_diy_projects_for_kid_engineers   Educational video to inspire creative

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rachmaninoff paganini Stephen Hough piano video music

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - BBC Proms 2013 (Stephen Hough : Piano )  With educational introduction featuring the pianist video - music and composer   Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - BBC Proms 2013 (Stephen Hough : Piano ) Sakari Oramo: conductor (The BBC Symphony Orchestra's Chief Conductor ) Presenter: Katie Derham at the Royal Albert Hall - London

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How immigrant voices make democracy stronger

In politics, representation matters — and that's why we should elect leaders who reflect their country's diversity and embrace its multicultural tapestry, says Sayu Bhojwani. Through her own story of becoming an American citizen, the immigration scholar reveals how her love and dedication to her country turned into a driving force for political change "We have fought to be here," she

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Schools Kill Creativity - the remedy ...

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. e.g. World Class ballerina (incapable of thinking without moving) was nearly labelled 'problem student'. She was one of the very few lucky ones that met a education 'professional' that was awake. Related: books, creativity, documentary,

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Mystical experience following a stroke - jill bolte taylor's stroke of insight

Excellent video on consciousness, and the 2 sides of our brain: Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke.  As it happened -- as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment.  This is a powerful story about

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Fear, aggression,hope and trust - excellent video

Please watch (and listen) Ted talks video  "Summer, 2016: amid populist revolts, clashing resentments and fear, writer Anand Giridharadas doesn't give a talk but reads a letter. It's from those who have won in this era of change, to those who have, or feel, lost.  It confesses to ignoring pain until it became anger.  It chides an idealistic yet remote elite for its behind-closed-doors

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The people walking in darkness have seen a great light

Nicholas Merryweather, bass, sings "The people that walked in darkness I woke this morning with this going through my mind. It's surprising since it isn't exactly my regular fare! The sky is black, it is pouring with rain and threatens to do so all day, and despite allegations on BBC weather and the news media that this is summer, it is hard to believe. The UK have voted to abandon Europe

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Abide With Me Kings College choir

Abide With Me with lyrics words by Henry Francis Lyte The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, with treble solo by Bruce Blyth. According to the traditional story given in the Remains, Henry Francis Lyte wrote it a few hours after conducting the final service at his church, which was probably 5 September 1847. tags: choral, hope, music, singing, spirit, video, lyrics

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Quick route to fitness, health: exercise

Two reports in today's news build on the BBC documentary of last year - which showed brief bouts of high intensity exercise having great health benefits. It may not work for everyone, but who can't afford one minute? The first report is by Dr. Shayesteh and his interview is available on video courtesy of wytv.com full report here: http://wytv.com/2016/06/01/

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Build a bird box for native bird conservation

How to make a birdbox An experienced woodworker shows how to build your own smart bird box. birdbox design to benefit wildlife Sussex (UK) Wildlife Trust member, Laura Brook, explains the pros and cons of different bird box designs and materials for several wild bird species. tags: biodiversity, conservation, DIY, environment, gardens, video, wildlife

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Sunrise - "Daphnis & Chloe" - Ravel

Having been amazed by the middle section of Ravel's Piano Concerto In G, I had another surprise this morning on Radio 3. Ravel certainly had a knack for evoking images and feelings in music without words. embedding disabled, so follow the,link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PklZbyPUvM Live recording www.UNYouthOrchestra.org this is a "greed & fake free" project The United World

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Going Postal – Terry Pratchett

Going Postal: A Novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett stars petty con man Moist von Lipwig, who has been caught, and is offered hanging or a new job. He takes the job (which beats hanging around) and the Postal ?Service of Ankh Morpork is transformed. Gentle satire from Sir TP. Available as book or DVD. It's often difficult to choose; with the Discworld it's easy - buy both! a film

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Debt Valley - and the route to escape

tags: advice, diet, poverty, support, wellbeing, debt There is an excellent documentary on the BBC about the debt trap aimed at very poor people, and the burgeoning loans / pawn shop "industry" that profits from it. Debt Valley video Succumbing to such problems tends to run in families, because the children learn what they see, and lack role models that would be helpful. FOOD BILLS

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violin lessons #4 - bowing the strings

Aim to bow the strings midway between the bridge and the fingerboard. All the bowing comes from arm movement from the elbow, not the shoulder. There are several ways to practice this and form a good habit: standing with your back to the wall; practising by a mirror. If you often saw wood (I do!) this is DIFFERENT!! It is advisable to persevere with this exercise until it has formed

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violin lessons #3 - open string notes

Learning the notes on the violin without fingering the strings. Learn to tune your violin and name the open string notes.  Using coloured markers to identify the 1st and 3rd finger positions on the fingerboard (major 2nd and perfect 4th above the open string notes). Related: education, music lessons, video, violin, violin lessons, free lessons

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violin lessons #2 - know your violin

The parts of the violin. What they are called and what they accomplish. know your violin - video The chin rest. Most beginners violins come with a chin rest, but it is often worth a few pounds to get something more comfortable.  A good music shop will help you decide what is best for you. A bad music shop will encourage you to spend as much as possible ...  The tailpiece. Even many

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Violin lessons #1 - beginners: the bow

Violin lesson - beginners: the bow music lessons for the violin. I'm a complete novice at playing the violin, but very fine musicians - no matter what instrument - all agree. Learn good habits before you progress to playing tunes. Bad habits are hard to un-learn, and bowing is crucial for the violin. This first lesson is how to hold the violin and the bow. tags: education, music

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Piano Lessons - Beginners

Piano Lessons For Beginners - Lesson 1 A leisurely introduction for complete beginners to piano playing. Take your time! Subsequent lessons build on this foundation. tags: education, music lessons, piano, piano lessons part 2, video 

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