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I Started a Poem

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I started a poem
Canโ€™t keep it goin
Iโ€™ve too much to do
Leavin the rest up to you
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  1. ProducerRenรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    What about the girls who can't say no?
    What about the girls who can't say no?Twenty years ago, my mother told me that men were going to have their comeuppance for all the rotten things they have been doing to women since God made little green apples. It turns out that my mother was not only a man hater but also a heck of...
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    Debasish Majumder
    16/11/2017 #21 Debasish Majumder
    nice insight @Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier! enjoyed read and shared. thank you for the buzz.
    Irene ๐Ÿ Rodriguez Escolar
    16/11/2017 #20 Irene ๐Ÿ Rodriguez Escolar
    #8 YES, ABSOLUTLY. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    16/11/2017 #18 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    #5 @Charlene Norman, I really don't think the girls who can't say no are sex crazed nymphomaniacs. Women need to stop judging each other and quit denying that they are sexual beings. People who don't exercise good sexual judgement are either predators or temporary fools. On all other points, I agree with you, sister.
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    16/11/2017 #17 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    #4 Phil, predators exist because as a society we have allowed them to, and God knows, maybe they exist because they represent the contrast of behaviour that guides the rest of the world. You can't know what you don't want if you never experience it, right? Times are a changin' and I suspect that transition period will cause the pendulum to swing a little too far in the other direction. Humans are driven by sex. It is a natural impulse for both men and women. I'd like to see people distinguish between inappropriate behaviour and predatory behaviour before they slash someone's reputation and destroy a career, however lucrative.
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    16/11/2017 #16 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    #12 Geeze, Brian...
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    16/11/2017 #15 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    #10 I had been rolling it around in my mind for a while, because I know the problem is a real one, but it is not as one sided as one may think and I didn't want to diminish the importance of the issue. I also didn't want people to think that all sexual behaviour needs to be admonished. The non-predators need to know their audience and the hard core predators need to be dealt with. In both cases, valuing human dignity and treating others with respect, regardless of how irresistible or vulnerable they appear to be, is critical.
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    16/11/2017 #14 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    #13 Yes, I agree completely that there is a massive difference between predatory behaviour and being a little free with the hands. I'm not convinced those in Hollywood have fully figured that out, but what a powerful feeling it must be to be able to squash someone's career and reputation just by hurling an accusation in an environment that has now perhaps become overly sensitive.

    On another note, most women make me laugh. They spend a lot of energy denying their sexual nature and pretending to be prim and proper, but give them a couple of glasses of wine in a non-judgmental environment and the sex kittens come out to play every time! Thank God you've got some meat on you, @Robert Cormack
    Robert Cormack
    16/11/2017 #13 Robert Cormack
    Yes, @Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier, we're probably all guilty of "bottom patting." I helped a friend with some serving at a "Bitch Party," and those girls would have "picked us clean as a chicken bone" if we hadn't been fast with the food trays. Perhaps we need to distinguish between rare impropriates of the celebratory kind and endemic predatory behaviour. This idea of casting a wide net and "taking down" everyone you can demonstrates a hatred that isn't man-based. From I can gather (from the comments made on my post "Eating From The Dog's Mouth), it appears to be self hatred.
    Brian McKenzie
    16/11/2017 #12 Brian McKenzie
    Remember, Women need Men Like a Fish needs a Bicycle. You should never give them time, attention, consideration, resources nor funding. Do not marry, breed, date, entertain or converse with them. You do so at your own risk and peril. You never know what will be misconstrued, alleged, accused or fabricated - and certainly never when. Welcome to #MGTOW Stage 1 - We will leave the light on for ya.
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/relationships/11904203/Well-done-feminism.-Now-man-are-afraid-to-help-women-at-work.html
    Nicole Chardenet
    16/11/2017 #11 Nicole Chardenet
    I think we may well find that men are often targets of male abuse more and more. Kevin Spacey may just be the tip of the iceberg. James Van Der Beek, he of Dawson's Creek fame, talked of getting hit up and felt up by Hollywood big cheeses at parties. It's quite possible that male victims of male violence are where women were for so many years, unwilling to speak up for fear of not being believed, or ridiculed, or shot down.

    Let's remember that sexual violence is just as wrong when perpetrated *on* men as well as by them...or by women, which has been known to happen too.

    I'm waiting to see if it somehow unleashes news about the alleged 'pedophile ring' in Hollywood that former child actor Corey Feldman has been going on about for years. Lately he's begun to sound less credible than he has in years past. I don't doubt he and his friend Corey Haim were sexually abused by some males, but his claim to name names including one internationally-known superstar or mogul is beginning to wear a little thin, especially since he said he named names to the Santa Barbara police in the early '90s, and the S.B.P.D. says he didn't...name names, anyway, although they agree he came in to see them about the abuse.

    The plot gets thickerer.
    Paul Walters
    16/11/2017 #10 Paul Walters
    @Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier . "ladies, if you live in a glasshouse, you should probably invest in nerf balls." That was one of the standout sentences in this well thought out piece! The topic is right now a 'stand out topic" and we are seeing the demise of great actors, a la Kevin Spacey to name just one. Yup, many men are predators and use positions of influence or power to intimidate their 'prey' and its time for it to stop, however perhaps that's wishful thinking. Thank you for a thought-provoking and honest piece. Bravo!!
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    16/11/2017 #9 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    #5 Yes, we women get accused of flirting and somehow "asking for it". That is very unfair. There is no justification for being a pig. I guess the point of my blog is to tell men to acknowledge what they do and to tell those women who are no better to do the same because when it comes to sexual misconduct/ abuse, there is no room for double standards.
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    16/11/2017 #8 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    #7 My past doesn't haunt me anymore. I'll admit that it did for a long time. I chose not to act like a victim, even if I was one. Abuse is always about power. You don't have to give your own power to anyone but yourself. No one can define me but me, and no one's actions against me will define me. I am the only person who is going to define who I am, what my values are and how I decide to live my life.
    Lyon Brave
    16/11/2017 #7 Lyon Brave
    Sorry for your past being so hurtful...too many brighter days
    Jim Taggart
    16/11/2017 #6 Jim Taggart
    Good post,, Renee. Your concluding message about respect is the key, but for some reason many males have not got the message.
    Charlene Norman
    15/11/2017 #5 Charlene Norman
    Phew โ€ฆ you are covering a lot of ground in one post. So here goes.

    โ€œwhat about the girls who canโ€™t say no?โ€ I think they are called sex-crazed or nymphomaniacs. We should leave them alone. They will figure things out eventually.

    I have been fortunate to meet, date and work with many men who are not ruled by their little head. They have my utmost respect and devotion. I have never been raped but have been fondled, groped, and flashed at work. I have a few girlfriends who have been raped and or beaten. Many men both socially and workwise have tried to put me down but alas all eventually gave up in futility.

    I agree that when women disrespect men along the ways you highlight, the phrase, what is good for the goose is good for the gander should ring true. (And I have been to court a few times with nuisance suits arguing such things.)

    I am more annoyed at the women who today judge the women making claims as somehow wrong. All us women learn very early on in our lives about these damn aha moments playing in the current press. I see the whole disclosure thing as nothing more than a good cleansing. I canโ€™t tell and donโ€™t want to tell who is lying and who is telling the truth. I just know that with the โ€˜stuffโ€™ that has spewed forward over the last couple years in both Canada and the US, much of what the women are saying IS true.

    And after this colossal cleanse is finally finished, I hope we can all reclaim our humanity and decency.

    And this topic is a hotbed discussion right now. Which is probably a good thing. Part of that cleansing routine. LOL
    Phil Friedman
    15/11/2017 #4 Phil Friedman
    Renee, here's how I draw the line. Physical coercion obviously wrong, both morally and legally. Hitting on someone over whom you even implicitly exert authority by dint of your relative positions at work or school or other organization is also way over the line of acceptability. Even simply accepting the advances of someone in an "inferior" position is highly questionable from an ethical standpoint. Consensual relations can only be so if mutually desired and between "equals". All else is, to my mind, suspect.

    That said, I am moved to reiterate my rejection as real of certain forms purported coercion. For example, the threat from a predator that he or she will do harm to your career when that career involves solely the pursuit of fame and wealth. Because in the absence of physical coercion, the threat of being denied that $10 million dollar contract seems to me not ever to be a legitimate instance of being forced. "Oh, I had to say yes, or face losing out on a multi-million dollar gig." If what's at stake is being able to support one's family or not, that is coercion. But if it's the difference between having an "ordinary" job making a hundred grand or so a year and being made a star earning tens of millions per year, well, that becomes a choice -- call it the Hollywood Cesspool Choice.

    Young women (of whom I am the father of two) are constantly assaulted by social threats (give out, or be known as an ice queen), but the fact is that we are all assaulted by society at that level over all manner of issues And we all need to learn to stand our ground and say "hell no." Then as necessary, accept the consequences. For just about everything in life has consequences, most of which are not life-threatening.

    Of course, if you're really just a "girl" who can't say no, that's your business and the rest of us should butt out. Cheers!
    Irene ๐Ÿ Rodriguez Escolar
    15/11/2017 #3 Irene ๐Ÿ Rodriguez Escolar
    the word violence implies many situations, it is also violence to force a woman, in a subtle way, when she has already said no. It is not no, asleep, drunk, drugged or even with the panties down. I'm very sorry for your violation. We have suffered violence of gender since we are girls, I also know what it is to be brushed obscenely when I was on the subway. Also beaten, and forced, though not violently, but psychologically by the father of my children. Thanks for the song and for your story. You are right, if we consider wrong treatment to women, women should not treat men in the wrong way. (I hope the translator behaves well)
  2. Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    From my halcyon disco days circa 79...the unsurpassed disco kings The Bee Gees! @๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams @Aleta Curry @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt @Jordan Sands @Maite Barroso Del Cerro
    Bee Gees - Night Fever (Live in Las Vegas, 1997 - One Night Only)
    Bee Gees - Night Fever (Live in Las Vegas, 1997 - One Night Only) Join Bee Gees on Facebook http://facebook.com/beegees & Twitter http://twitter.com/beegeesofficial From the album & film 'BEE GEES - ONE NIGHT ONLY' BUY THE...
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    Antonio L Rodrรญguez del Pozo
    02/10/2017 #13 Antonio L Rodrรญguez del Pozo
    #11 The soundtrack rocket them to the stardom, but I agree they already had a serious career.
    Louise Smith
    02/10/2017 #12 Louise Smith
    #11 WOW !
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    02/10/2017 #11 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #10 Thanks @Louise Smith! Grew up in the Travolta disco era, but the first phase of their career (from 1967 when they moved back to the UK) is still my favorite - Massachusetts, Gotta get a Message to You, I started a Joke, 1st of May..the list goes on and on.

    Fortunate to have caught them live on the '97 One NIght Only tour (their last before the untimnely death of Maurice)...Loftus Versveld Rugby Stadium, Pretoria, South Africa - 80,000 fans - the setlist included a full career retro - what a night !
    Louise Smith
    02/10/2017 #10 Louise Smith
    #9 Maybe a man who doesn't iron but who loves the Bee Gees is not so bad !
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    02/10/2017 #9 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #7 ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž
    Louise Smith
    02/10/2017 #8 Louise Smith
    Bee Gees were born on the Isle of Man to English parents, they lived in Chorlton, Manchester, UK.
    In 1958 the family moved to Australia, where the brothers formed the Bee Gees band. We consider them Aussies!
    Louise Smith
    02/10/2017 #7 Louise Smith
    Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive Stayin' alive
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    01/10/2017 #5 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #4 True Jordan #legends.
    Jordan Sands
    01/10/2017 #4 Jordan Sands
    What legends. Timeless and great memories.
    Antonio L Rodrรญguez del Pozo
    30/09/2017 #3 Antonio L Rodrรญguez del Pozo
    I thkin I can not count how many times I went to watch the film .....
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    30/09/2017 #2 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    The Evergreen Knights of Falsetto! Still on my playlist...
  3. Geoff Hudson-Searle
    Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful. Thich Nhat Hanh Geoff Hudson-Searle
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    Geoff Hudson-Searle
    05/09/2017 #4 Geoff Hudson-Searle
    #2 Thank you Lyon, I just love this buzz, so much depth, it starts with a smile! :-)
    Geoff Hudson-Searle
    05/09/2017 #3 Geoff Hudson-Searle
    #1 Thanks Preston, I just love this quote, the smile in the mirror is the perfect start to a happy day! :-)
    Lyon Brave
    05/09/2017 #2 Lyon Brave
    beautiful
    Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    05/09/2017 #1 Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    Great Quote. I had a friend tell me "Smile in the mirror every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life."
  4. ProducerZacharias ๐Ÿ Voulgaris
    The Ocean of Life (poem based on a buzz about life)
    The Ocean of Life (poem based on a buzz about life)A vast body of water, bewildering and wild, it makes you feel like a helpless child, overwhelmed with uncertainty and doubts galore, yearning to reach someday some shore. We sail in it armed with courage and conviction, bearing the...
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    Moi Kliniger
    07/09/2017 #3 Anonymous
    Beautiful read on vastness,of waters. Thank you!
    Savvy Raj
    07/09/2017 #2 Savvy Raj
    Lovely poem Just shared on the hive 'Life and Living.
    Devesh ๐Ÿ Bhatt
    02/09/2017 #1 Devesh ๐Ÿ Bhatt
    Great reflection . Thanks
  5. Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    Ultimate mellow....
    Simply Red - Holding Back The Years (Live In Cuba, 2005)
    Simply Red - Holding Back The Years (Live In Cuba, 2005) 'Holding Back The Years' performed live in Cuba in 2005. Here in concert at the Gran Teatro, whether alone in the spotlight or sharing the stage in carnival...
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  6. Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    A great song.Any Zucchero fans out there?
    Paul Young / Zucchero - Senza una donna (live) by Cpt Flam 18
    Paul Young / Zucchero - Senza una donna (live) by Cpt Flam 18 Taratata...
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    Antonio L Rodrรญguez del Pozo
    25/08/2017 #2 Antonio L Rodrรญguez del Pozo
    Yeah, that comes, from Zucchero, I have two albums from him, Zucchero and Zucchero & Co. one of my favs is DIamante,
    Ana-Marรญa Llรกcer Sรกnchez
    24/08/2017 #1 Anonymous
    How long without hearing this song!
    Fabulous!
  7. ProducerDebasish Majumder
    COLOR OF SUCCESS!
    COLOR OF SUCCESS!โ€œListen Anirban, since my marriage, I donโ€™t know exactly what actually triggers you to be engrossed in writing, despite you numerous times tried to pursued me that, one day you will become famous. Your poems, stories and novels will bring huge...
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    Debasish Majumder
    31/07/2017 #12 Debasish Majumder
    #11 thank you very much sir@Ian Weinberg for your valued comment. i am privileged and honored.
    Ian Weinberg
    31/07/2017 #11 Ian Weinberg
    Great narrative @Debasish Majumder Many important life issues deftly woven together.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    30/07/2017 #10 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Life most certainly is always transforming, just when I think I have things figured out, I need to make a change again. Thanks @Debasish Majumder, great read.
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    24/07/2017 #6 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    it is indeed always a story about transformation, love your post @Debasish Majumder
    Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    24/07/2017 #5 Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    Great story, Debasish. Enjoyed the read. Diligence should be our only master.
  8. Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    My Bookshelf...as my Bee friends and followers might expect it's dominated by musical and entertainment biographies..interspersed with some leadership and business bios of course.What's on your Bookshelf dear Bees? Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
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    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    18/07/2017 #8 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #1 Me too, love real books... feel and the smell. Brings me back in time with technology changing so fast. Thanks for sharing your vast array of books. Joan Baez, I bet that's a great one!
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    18/07/2017 #7 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    I think we already had occasion to talk about my favorite musical autobiography - Jazz inKey of Life.

    My sort of leadership book is "Iconoclast" by Gregory Berns, ie self-leadership.
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    17/07/2017 #6 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #5 My all time favorite artist @kevin.The family moved to Winnipeg when Neil was a teen and that's where he started his first bands.Interestingly Winnipeg was also the place where Randy Bachmann (of Bachmann Turner Overdrive fame) also cut his musical chops.
    Kevin Baker
    17/07/2017 #5 Kevin Baker
    I grew up in Omemee Ont , so Neil Young is familiar
    Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    17/07/2017 #4 Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    ano wonder your comments are buzzes are always of quality @Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    17/07/2017 #3 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    Currently reading a bio of Condoleeza Rice..fascinating life story..highly recommended
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    17/07/2017 #1 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    Snd no kindle reading for me thanks. Has got to be the genuine book..love the smell and feel of books
  9. ProducerChris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    Roots.Changes.Journeys.Generations.And the Ties that Bind....
    Roots.Changes.Journeys.Generations.And the Ties that Bind.... Part 1 โ€“ East London to Abu Dhabi โ€œWell I was born in a small townโ€ฆโ€ John Mellencamp โ€œSmall Townโ€ 1985 I really was born in a small place! A seventh generation South African from British ancestry, I was born in East London a small city on...
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    ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    26/06/2017 #37 ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    Coming back from my awesome Abu Dhabi trip to read this lovely Bio is a treat. I must admit it's a great place and I wish I had made the move 10 years earlier. I love Dubai but must admit Abu Dhabi as something subtle about it. UAE has to much to offer we need to look in the right place. You've captured the essence of this place in your buzz Chris :)
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    26/06/2017 #34 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #32 Thanks Sara..part 2 is out today.Did tag you ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
    Sara Jacobovici
    26/06/2017 #33 Sara Jacobovici
    @Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA writes: "Mostly I remember mixed feelings โ€“ excitement at a new start, fear of the unknown and a tremendous hollowness and sadness at leaving my family behind."
    Sara Jacobovici
    26/06/2017 #32 Sara Jacobovici
    I'm not surprised that a music lover (of great taste in music), such as yourself, would also be a great storyteller @Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA. I came across a quote today before I read your post. Wonder if you think there is any connection? "A biography is like a handshake down the years, that can become an arm-wrestle." - Richard Holmes Looking forward to Part 2!
    Harley King
    26/06/2017 #31 Harley King
    Fascinating story. I can't wait for part 2.
    Deb๐Ÿ Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    26/06/2017 #30 Deb๐Ÿ Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    You are a good writer @Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA - I look forward to reading the next instalment.
    Paul Walters
    25/06/2017 #29 Paul Walters
    @Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA i aeait part two with great anticipation !! Thanks
    Anne ๐Ÿ Thornley-Brown, MBA
    25/06/2017 #28 Anne ๐Ÿ Thornley-Brown, MBA
    I absolutely love Abu Dhabi. I've been going to Abu Dhabi for over 10 years. I can't wait until another client engages me to organize and facilitate team building or an executive retreat there.
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    25/06/2017 #27 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #26 Thanks Lisa.Friday is the mandatory day off as that is the Muslim holy day like the Christian Sunday.Most industries also give Saturdays off although some sectors ,like construction, work a 6 day week.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    25/06/2017 #26 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    How interesting @Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA. What a great experience you have received, or should I say life changing? That's cool about Elton John's band! So, does everyone work on Sundays? Does everyone have Saturday's off? The photos are beautiful. I've seen many promotional photos of the city and it looks futuristic. I would imagine there is a lot to see and do in Abu Dhabi. It sounds like you really have enjoyed the move! Looking forward to pt. 2.
    David ๐Ÿ Martรญn Alonso
    25/06/2017 #24 David ๐Ÿ Martรญn Alonso
    #23 @Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA Thanks for recommendations, I already follow @Gert Scholtz Blog., and now your buzzes.
    Barcelona is one of my favorites in Spain, iยดve lived there and visited many times. Next time you plan to visit Spain, please consider visiting South, Sevilla, Cรณrdoba, Granada, the muslim triangle, amazing experience.
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    25/06/2017 #23 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #22 Thanks for your kind comments @David ๐Ÿ Martรญn Alonso and for the share. Cape Town is the real gem of SA and offers so much.We in turn have visited Barcelona on holiday and loved the experience.
    Please see the travel blogs of @Gert Scholtz for more on SA travel.
    David ๐Ÿ Martรญn Alonso
    25/06/2017 #22 David ๐Ÿ Martรญn Alonso
    I enjoyed your post, can't wait for part two. I have been in SA several times for duty, and really liked, I was in Cape Town for an off duty time for a week and felt in love.
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    25/06/2017 #21 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich ..just to add we never looked back or had any regrets except maybe that we did not make the move 10 years earlier!
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    25/06/2017 #20 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #19 Thanks so much for your insightful comments dear @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich. Finally have some free time to put it all down! Hope to have part 2 out later this week when I'll all also do some inter-generational analysis.
    PS If Michael Moore's people don't call you about the road doccie call them ๐Ÿ˜ƒ!
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    25/06/2017 #19 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    I love the contrast you built up, @Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA between a life of comforting tradition and that one phone call that sent you and your family into an entirely different future.

    I feel like we become more of who we are meant to be, when we step outside the well-trodden paths. Once we are habituated to a place, life tends to function on auto-pilot, especially when we are immersed in an entire community. That we are known so well is certainly a blessing, but can also be a bind from emerging into all that we are capable of.

    I am actively courting that revolutionary phone call right now. But for a contrary reason. I am feeling drawn to travel - the call of the road, as you know, in order to find that place that feels like the home I want to cultivate for the rest of my life. I am ready to negotiate the staying-put part of life. But the place were I can do my best work, contribute the most value is still a mystery to me.

    So a drive-about seems prudent.

    Excited to see what happens in your tale next!
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    25/06/2017 #18 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #17 Thanks Gert.No longer AD of course...stay tuned for part 2!
    Gert Scholtz
    25/06/2017 #17 Gert Scholtz
    @Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA Now that does sound like a big change: East London to Abu Dhabi. I am sure, although at times you miss the shores of the Eastern Cape, Abu Dhabi offers a rich tapestry of experience and opportunity for you and your family. Thanks you for the mention Chris, and for a music lover such as you, here is Desert Rose: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3lWwBslWqg
  10. ProducerRobert Cormack

    Robert Cormack

    23/06/2017
    I Had a Dream...
    I Had a Dream...โ€œHave you any dreams youโ€™d like to sell?โ€ย ย Stevie, Nicks, Fleetwood MacThey say we dream four to six times per nightโ€Šโ€”โ€Šwhich is more than I want, believe me. I had one last night where a town was so corrupt, nobody cared anymore. Citizens got crazy...
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    Robert Cormack
    24/06/2017 #17 Robert Cormack
    They'll all run naked eventually @VPCity, just as the White House lawn needs water, the fast-and-loose, the winged beasts and the sophists all need to cool off. We've seen this kind of thing before when the walls fell and Nero fiddled badly.
    Robert Cormack
    24/06/2017 #16 Robert Cormack
    Thanks, @Chris, I would have used Crosby but Stevie caught my attention#13
    Jim Murray
    24/06/2017 #15 Jim Murray
    I thing you are watching too much news, my friend. Good post though. I find your weirdness oddly appealing. But then we are of the same tribe.
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    24/06/2017 #14 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    Sad right, when the dream does not sound crazier then the reality. Fleetwood Mac is appropriate because their music was co-opted by Bill Clinton as the chief theme of his first Presidential victory. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3JA1nWPFqM View more
    Sad right, when the dream does not sound crazier then the reality. Fleetwood Mac is appropriate because their music was co-opted by Bill Clinton as the chief theme of his first Presidential victory. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3JA1nWPFqM So if Fleetwood Mac could contribute on song for the Clinton Presidency they should release a parody single right now "We've Stopped Thinking about Tomorrow".

    Yet this dream was not just about politics and the actual nightmare that is unfolding in America right now, it was also touched the realm of Guy Debord because McGregor vs. Mayweather is definitely another piece of the Spectacle. If Hunter Thompson lived in this time he would have shot himself much earlier, not even Thompson would be impressed with a Gonzo President.

    Stevie Nicks would have been back for an encore had Hilary Clinton won especially since she did get off the fence and predicted in September 2016 that Hilary would win by a landslide http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/07/politics/stevie-nicks-hillary-clinton-landslide/index.html - which only goes to show that even Fleetwood Mac participated once in a political dream.

    It was never the case that Hilary would ever run naked on the White House Lawn, for she got a much worse nightmare come true than that, she had her political soul ripped out of on that election night - the dream was so real she built a monument to celebrate in and on that night, all the dreamers in that DNC monument awoke with real tears rolling down their face http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/backstage-at-hillary-clintons-election-night-party-ive-never-seen-a-more-defeated-group-people- Close
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    24/06/2017 #13 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    @Robert Cormack as David Crosby once sang seems you had a "waking stream of conciousness on a sleeping street of dreams" (CSNY - Delta circa 1983).Lewis Carroll meets Carl Bernstein..loved your buzz!
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    24/06/2017 #11 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Seems there's a lot of realism in your dream. Great post.
    Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    24/06/2017 #10 Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    Wow--in today's day and age, it's hard to tell what's a dream or not. There's so much craziness going on, you just might be predicting a future.
    Brian McKenzie
    24/06/2017 #9 Brian McKenzie
    I wasnt a band kid.
    Robert Cormack
    23/06/2017 #8 Robert Cormack
    #6 So you know how badly I need that nitrous oxide, @Jordan Sands.
    Robert Cormack
    23/06/2017 #7 Robert Cormack
    You should have added lyrics, @Brian McKenzie, like "Sonny, yesterday my life was filled with rain."#5
    Jordan Sands
    23/06/2017 #6 Jordan Sands
    I do talks on dream analysis , always been fascinated by them. Great post Robert . :)
    Brian McKenzie
    23/06/2017 #5 Brian McKenzie
    Love Hunter S - long time fan, since I found out his Gonzo 'Journalism' pissed off my 8th grade English Teacher. Being about the Hell's Angles probably didn't help either - he never asked me to do a book report again.
    Robert Cormack
    23/06/2017 #4 Robert Cormack
    #2 Glad you enjoyed, @Paul Walters. I'd probably have more if I got more sleep.
    Robert Cormack
    23/06/2017 #3 Robert Cormack
    Ladybird was a sprinkler fanatic, @Martin Wright. History repeats itself (in my dreams, anyway)#1
    Paul Walters
    23/06/2017 #2 Paul Walters
    @Robert Cormack Its remembering them that is the trick!! You seem to do it so well ,. Thanks for a great Friday read
    Martin Wright
    23/06/2017 #1 Martin Wright
    You got me with the sprinkler on the white house lawn ..

    Could have ended up a nightmarr though, Ladybird Johnspn, Barbara Bush and Eleamor Roosevelt showing what they were wearing needed ironing.
  11. ProducerPascal Derrien

    Pascal Derrien

    08/06/2017
    Little Man
    Little ManOf us, it is said that we are like twinsYet at the moment it seems that only one of us appear to have a thick skinWhatever is the trouble it's surely not about blowing the biggest bubble I agree it's not easy to fit, where is it that you find the...
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    Pascal Derrien
    09/06/2017 #15 Pascal Derrien
    #14 cheers @๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams I am the optimist by definition but sometimes you stumble a bit ๐Ÿ˜Š
    ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    09/06/2017 #14 ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    Always love reading your display of thoughts. Don't let the worry worry you ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ
    Pascal Derrien
    09/06/2017 #13 Pascal Derrien
    #10 Thanks @CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit always an enlightening and insightful point of view. Duplication or multiplication that is the question when it comes to wearing a mask :-)
    Pascal Derrien
    09/06/2017 #12 Pascal Derrien
    #11 that's a good tactic @Ken Boddie I like the chocolate strategy too :-)
    Ken Boddie
    09/06/2017 #11 Ken Boddie
    Personally, Pascal, I reckon that the best way to tell anxiety to bugger off is to break al those probs down to little bite size pieces of chocolate. After all who doesn't like chocolate? As for your expenditure problem, being of Scots origin, I never did pay the price and. consequently never did grow up. ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿป
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    08/06/2017 #10 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    There is a reason why when we were young some of us thought more of Catcher in the Rye where the mask is on real tight when we were young. Now I celebrate J.D. Salinger for a totally different reason, that he managed to hold on to his privacy and did not caught up in the bubble of the fame that came his way.

    At 16 the mask may be more than just anxious, but an act also, at 56 the mask begins to drip off revealing the face of life with an age. That is exactly why I don't like personal branding, for this is a way of making the mask the socially acceptable persona - so I prefer the reality of skin, when we know we have been skin deep and our brand is body armor against a society still driven by economic anxieties. Want to see how skin deep - criticize a persons personal brand and watch the mask begin to bleed.
    Pascal Derrien
    08/06/2017 #9 Pascal Derrien
    #6 thanks @Joanne Gardocki I did not it is from Alexander Snow ๐Ÿ˜€
    Pascal Derrien
    08/06/2017 #8 Pascal Derrien
    #7 thanks @Praveen Raj Gullepalli always picking up on the right trigger ๐Ÿ˜€
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    08/06/2017 #7 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    Innocence is the price we pay Pascal ;)
    Joanne Gardocki
    08/06/2017 #6 Joanne Gardocki
    Great buzz embracing the questions and emotions of our inner child. The boy's facial expressions are a treat. Did you draw them?
    @Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    08/06/2017 #5 @Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    #4 True, we are complex behind walls wide but imperceptible. ;-))
    Pascal Derrien
    08/06/2017 #4 Pascal Derrien
    #3 Indeed @@Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez sometimes people hide their anxiety behind mask in a pretty good way which makes harder it to detect :-)
    @Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    08/06/2017 #3 @Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    They are words to use in different pictures. It depends on who you paint.
    Thanks @Pascal Derrien
    Pascal Derrien
    08/06/2017 #2 Pascal Derrien
    #1 thanks @Gert Scholtz anxiety in pre teens and how you go about it is not a great seller ๐Ÿ˜ Glad you liked it
    Gert Scholtz
    08/06/2017 #1 Gert Scholtz
    @Pascal Derrien A real gem on a big subject - thanks Pascal - wonderfully original.
  12. ProducerJohn White, MBA

    John White, MBA

    07/06/2017
    The Blue Light Carrier Strikes Back. The End. That Scream!
    The Blue Light Carrier Strikes Back. The End. That Scream!He was enjoying the smooth effect of his whishes being fulfilled, one by one. Still captured in the room without a name. A noise. The music scary. As hell. In an intuitive move his head turned to the place where the blue light carrier was located....
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    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    08/06/2017 #25 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #20 and so it is Chris!
    Jerry Fletcher
    08/06/2017 #21 Jerry Fletcher
    And there, out of the blue, another journey through the soul of a writer.
    Joanne Gardocki
    08/06/2017 #19 Joanne Gardocki
    Another treasured installment beautifully delivered from the inside out. Miracles are all around us if we but trust and look. Thank you, dear @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc. View more
    Another treasured installment beautifully delivered from the inside out. Miracles are all around us if we but trust and look. Thank you, dear @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc. for shining a light in the darkness. Close
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    07/06/2017 #18 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    "The law of karma in action." Great line.
    Juan Imaz
    07/06/2017 #17 Juan Imaz
    100% agree!
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    07/06/2017 #16 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #15 yes they say: "what does not kill you, makes you stronger"
    Kevin Baker
    07/06/2017 #15 Kevin Baker
    From our struggles we emerge
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    07/06/2017 #14 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #12 well that precious comment can only come from a true queen bee, thanks so much @๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams, have a most lovely day
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    07/06/2017 #13 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #11 glad you did library bee @debasish majumder
    ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    07/06/2017 #12 ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    Your writing becomes more beautiful than ever. From the inside out :) Keep buzzing
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    07/06/2017 #10 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    and all most lovely honey bees, have a beautiful day!
  13. ProducerMilos Djukic

    Milos Djukic

    30/05/2017
    ENIGMATIC HYDROGEN!
    ENIGMATIC HYDROGEN!What we are craving for? We may be confused and express our mental state with abhor Not knowing the matter In its state to comprehend its clatter We cannot see in our naked eye atom Can we dare to fathom its availability in our...
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    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    02/06/2017 #7 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    awe, fallen in love, forever, with nature
  14. ProducerYogesh Sukal

    Yogesh Sukal

    26/05/2017
    Positive Autocatalism
    Positive AutocatalismTry to focus on self just for while,The peaceful mind is quite a pleasure,Helps to find inside you the hidden treasure,Eventhough you got it found,Continuing it is not ensured,There are good things & so bad around,Focus is not always assured,And...
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  15. ProducerLiesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    OBITUARY OF GRATITUDE!
    OBITUARY OF GRATITUDE!Once I have been asked While having an encounter with fracas With an agitating bent of mind A man, hailing from human society being entwined Reaching to higher echelon with gleam Ignoring people, who sent him to such elevated...
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    Aaron ๐Ÿ Skogen
    22/05/2017 #10 Aaron ๐Ÿ Skogen
    Nice buzz @debasish majumder! Thank you for sharing.

    A simple Haiku for you :-)

    Gratitude fear not
    Your virtue is un-equal
    Yes, Gratitude lives
    Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    22/05/2017 #9 Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    Coolest buzz today!!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ
    Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    22/05/2017 #8 Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    GREAT BUZZ!!!๐Ÿ๐Ÿโค๏ธ๐Ÿโค๏ธ๐Ÿ
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    22/05/2017 #6 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    beautiful! there is something about gratitude, whenever we tap into it, we shift and see things in a much different way @debasish majumder
  16. ProducerLiesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    ENIGMA IN EXTREMES!
    ENIGMA IN EXTREMES!Pigs are amazing creature in natureThey fight among themselves with sharp teethThey themselves break it to existBy virtue of natureโ€™s selectionThey eventually exist with jubilationThey adapt themselves to avoid from extinctionThus extreme of nature...
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    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    22/05/2017 #19 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    I agree with Pascal, the last line is outstanding.
    Lance  ๐Ÿ Scoular
    10/05/2017 #17 Lance ๐Ÿ Scoular
    ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ
    ๐Ÿ‘ฅed ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿณ ๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐Ÿšฒ
    Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    10/05/2017 #16 Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    They are pretty smart too, remember Arnold on Green Acres
    Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    10/05/2017 #15 Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    I am not the one to write on pigs dear @debasish majumder> I want to welcome the comment of @Deb๐Ÿ Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee and her writing " give yourself the best conditions so you grow strong and beautiful, and if your conditions have not been good, change them". This is very true.
    Brian McKenzie
    10/05/2017 #14 Brian McKenzie
    I grew jp on a pig farm, I find them many more gimes friendly, intelligent and responsive than most people I have met. They indeed have longer than a 6 second attention span, especially if a ripe apple is in the mix.
    Deb๐Ÿ Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    09/05/2017 #13 Deb๐Ÿ Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    yes deep in ourselves are seeds waiting to germinate - these seeds will grow no matter what conditions, they may grow stunted and weak and still have beauty, or strong and resilient, - give yourself the best conditions so you grow strong and beautiful, and if your conditions have not been good, change them - a late bloomer is just as beautiful as early bloomer, and those who have struggled have great strength.
    Wafa El-Amrani โœŒ
    09/05/2017 #12 Wafa El-Amrani โœŒ
    @debasish majumder true and deep wisdom, thank you
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    09/05/2017 #11 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    that is soul beautiful @debasish majumder, wise and true. We are all human. One tribe.
    Kevin Baker
    09/05/2017 #10 Kevin Baker
    All energy must balance
    Pascal Derrien
    09/05/2017 #9 Pascal Derrien
    A lot to chew on that one but I love the last line in particular ๐ŸŒ“
    Jan ๐Ÿ Barbosa
    09/05/2017 #8 Jan ๐Ÿ Barbosa
    Not as dark as I love.. But love the raw examples of nature and the forces of life and death.
  17. Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    This guy was a genius.Best Elvis imitation by a long way!
    Andy Kaufman Does Elvis Presley
    Andy Kaufman Does Elvis Presley From Johnny Cash 1979 Christmas Special - Other Guests were Andy Kaufman, Tom T. Hall, Anne Murray. I Do Not Own The Rights For...
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    Brook Massey
    22/05/2017 #1 Brook Massey
    Other than "Mighty Mouse," I had never really seen Andy Kaufman. That was a great imitation.
  18. Lennarrrt Olausson
    I started a poem
    I've kept it goin
    Now I've reach over 1200 lines
    and it will B more over the times...
    โ€ป Bots without Boots โ€ป
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  19. ProducerLiesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    The Story That Happened Tomorrow.
    The Story That Happened Tomorrow.It was cold. In between two seasons. Some wind. Blowing.The forest was resting. Birds singing. A strange melody. Unknown. So far. Everything in nature growing at ease. In a divine rhythm. No rush. Always in time. There was no pressure. A feather...
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    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    14/05/2017 #22 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc. "Magical realism at it's best! Love lost, love regained, love transformed"

    Robbie Williams provides the musical link here: https://youtu.be/sF8eMK6dUXA
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    13/05/2017 #21 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #18 wow bee @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt absolutely adore your add, thank you!
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    12/05/2017 #17 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Beautiful @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc. I adore feathers, as well. They are delicate and graceful when they are solo. They are comforting and warm when they are united.
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    12/05/2017 #15 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #11 I adore feathers too @Sara Jacobovici there is something mysterious about them that transcends all time and space, thank you!
    Kevin Baker
    12/05/2017 #13 Kevin Baker
    Very much enjoyed ty
    Sara Jacobovici
    12/05/2017 #12 Sara Jacobovici
    @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc. "[digs] deep into all human emotions." A timely story, beautifully written.
    Sara Jacobovici
    12/05/2017 #11 Sara Jacobovici
    #2 Keep tagging me please @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.. I feel a loss when I am unable to read a story of yours but every once in awhile, an inexplicable pull draws me to one of your stories. It happened again for this one and I am grateful to have read it. A beautiful story, beautifully written. I experience how it transcends time. On a personal note, the feather is an important symbol in my life and it is rarely used in stories. Your story placed the feather in the role of messenger.
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    12/05/2017 #9 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #8 thank you power honey bee @debasish majumder
  20. ProducerDean Owen

    Dean Owen

    09/05/2017
    Talking Hands
    Talking HandsI turned towards my buddy. He made a twisting motion with his hands like he was twisting a screwdriver. I was puzzled. He pointed up, and I saw it whizz past. A monster Bluefin tuna shimmering in light. The screwdriver hand signal suddenly made...
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    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    03/07/2017 #25 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #13 And it appears, a few of us women lol. Interesting. I had to pass the beach volleyball by (joking) but sounded good.
    Ken Boddie
    20/05/2017 #24 Ken Boddie
    Interesting take on digital signals, Dean-san. Begs the question, before the digital age, how did we display analogue signals?
    I must admit I didn't get beyond the ladies beach volleyball video, which I had to watch several times, purely for educational purposes, of course.
    As for mimicking a screwdriver action when a gigantic fish with teeth approaches, I would have thought the obvious interpretation would have been, "quick - head for the boat, or we're screwed!" ๐Ÿ˜‚
    Jerry Fletcher
    12/05/2017 #23 Jerry Fletcher
    #22 Dean, Spoken like a true man from warmer climes! The Ladies World Champions of Roller Derby are from Portland Oregon. I'm planning to see them the first part of June. As a wag at the last match said, "No, I wouldn't exactly call them ladies." If you ever need an example of split personalities these women, each and every one are true specimens ripe for examination. Cautious examination.
    Dean Owen
    10/05/2017 #22 Dean Owen
    #21 I had to Google Roller Derby. I had no idea roller-skates still existed in the 21st Century! Now I've watched a video I think I'll stick to watching beach volleyball!
    Jerry Fletcher
    09/05/2017 #21 Jerry Fletcher
    Keep your hand in Dean! Great article to stir the brain early in the morning. I think some hand signals may be used in Roller Derby but I've only been to see it once.
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    09/05/2017 #20 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    Sorry, Dean, what beach volleyball hand signals? I didn't notice any
    Kevin Pellon
    09/05/2017 #19 Kevin Pellon
    @Dean Owen pretty fun read! Does this count as a hand signal when my wife puts one hand on her hip and points at me with a stare??? Not sure how to read that๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜‚
    Dean Owen
    09/05/2017 #18 Dean Owen
    #17 The secrets out now! I hear the French have hired a translator for the upcoming matches against the Boks.
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    09/05/2017 #17 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #15 Dean - for us South Africans we do the line-out calls in Afrikaans, so the opposition cannot understand who's going to receive !
    ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    09/05/2017 #16 ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    Interesting article @Dean Owen Did'nt know there were hands signs for so many things.
    Dean Owen
    09/05/2017 #15 Dean Owen
    #7 Was thinking about rugby but they don't use hand signs do they? I remember the line out calls were done in code, i.e. words beginning with A were to the front, B to the middle, and C to the back or something like that...
    Dean Owen
    09/05/2017 #14 Dean Owen
    #12 Funny that. In the ocean, we are the deaf ones....
    Dean Owen
    09/05/2017 #13 Dean Owen
    #6 #8 Yep, forgive me for not being PC, but that video is delicious! (and probably the only one us guys clicked on!)
    Neil Smith
    09/05/2017 #12 Neil Smith
    Two deaf friends are the only scuba divers I know who can have a completely normal conversation underwater. While they are chatting the rest of us are at the "See Spot run" level.
    Dean Owen
    09/05/2017 #11 Dean Owen
    #5 Lots of noise, or perhaps no noise (doing spacewalks?)
    Dean Owen
    09/05/2017 #10 Dean Owen
    #4 Yeah, gotta be careful when using certain sign language in Asia or you could either end up getting beat up by triads or married!
    Dean Owen
    09/05/2017 #9 Dean Owen
    #3 Wow, you blazed that one across your social media channels! You are a machine! Thanks Lance :)
    Gert Scholtz
    09/05/2017 #7 Gert Scholtz
    @Dean Owen There are of course many hand signs I see during peak traffic! Other instances could be signs used in different sports by referees and sometimes players. Dogs respond to hand signs if trained :) A very interesting post and perspective Dean.
    Paul Walters
    09/05/2017 #6 Paul Walters
    @Dean Owen I think I will simply stick to watching womens beach volleyball!!!
  21. Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    Neil Young - Harvest Moon (unplugged)
    Neil Young - Harvest Moon (unplugged) Neil Young and friends on MTV Unplugged playing Harvest...
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  22. ProducerMilos Djukic

    Milos Djukic

    01/05/2017
    FREEDOM, A VIBRANT INGREDIENT FOR REFORM!
    FREEDOM, A VIBRANT INGREDIENT FOR REFORM! Freedom is our birth right Centuries long we are struggling with immense plight To extricate from the fetters of the hegemony Who are enslaving us with their acrimony? To assert freedom We dedicate with all our might and...
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    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    05/05/2017 #11 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    "Freedom is an inherent quality" - yes, and unfortunately challenged by external definitions.
    Simone Luise Hardt
    04/05/2017 #10 Simone Luise Hardt
    hi bees ;) I "guess" freedom is an illusion, donยดt get me wrong, I love (the idea ;) of) freedom, but we are all born as slaves....... to begin with we are slaves to our (own) body ;) ..... so, I "guess" (again) that the only "thing" that really can set us free is death ;) meanwhile, living :) still is preferred by me and I "guess" (again lol :) by many others, so Iยดd rather live with the illusion of freedom than to die with the certainty of being freed ;)
    Harvey Lloyd
    02/05/2017 #9 Harvey Lloyd
    Thanks for the tag @debasish majumder. Freedom is a topic that can really get our panties in a wad. Patriotism and many other aspects of our heritage can blind us to behaviours that reduce the freedom of others, as your poem shows. Great poem.
    Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    02/05/2017 #8 Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Only to usher freedom to be champion
    Mankind progress, humanity ingress
    Freedom only remains luminous for its inherent lustrous trait!

    You shine with your illumination dear @debasish majumder
    Pascal Derrien
    02/05/2017 #7 Pascal Derrien
    The Chief Poet is also a freedom fighter :-) @debasish majumder
  23. ProducerYogesh Sukal

    Yogesh Sukal

    26/04/2017
    Everything or Nothing?
    Everything or Nothing?More you think you know everything from many read,More you constrain and limit yourself as a rigid,Moment you accept you know nothing but a little dot,Beauty of this moment is hungry mind can fetch a lot,Known things leads to the predicted results...
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    Yogesh Sukal
    08/05/2017 #32 Yogesh Sukal
    Also with the discussion on evolution of quantum computing with @David B. Grinberg aligned with singularity is near topic.

    It's not end but may be start to understand the real vastness of our universe which is just a hypothesis now.

    I would say hungriness to knowledge to know more will continue...

    But sometimes just not to circle in the same loop, sometimes know nothing and try to see from different angle to get out if the box ideas may arise .
    Yogesh Sukal
    08/05/2017 #31 Yogesh Sukal
    @Susan ๐Ÿ Botello @Louise Smith

    As science originated, when we know nothing and just philosophical thoughts and ideas.

    In discussion with @Sara Jacobovici
    On her content.

    Agreeing on the fact that you can take science out of philosophy but not philosophy out of science, in fact before science there was only philosophy which then converted into science with the principles inspired out of the philosophy.

    As PhD now days is more considered as science expertism in particular scientific domain, but it still stands for "doctor of philosophy".

    Its that attitude of knowing nothing emerged, inventive ideas and our current theories , if Einstein continued the Newton's gravity which was not satisfy on broader level but the trajectory of baseball, but it's new concept Einstein brought with gravity of space-time fabric reality according to his general relativity.

    It's just an attitude, to fetch new and more.

    #21 #16 #13 #9 #7 #8
    Louise Smith
    08/05/2017 #30 Louise Smith
    #29 Yes You Too !
    Susan ๐Ÿ Botello
    08/05/2017 #29 Susan ๐Ÿ Botello
    #28 @Louise Smith About everything between nothing and everything...exactly! Hahaha Having a lot of fun with this one. Have an awesome week ahead! That goes for all beBees!
    Louise Smith
    08/05/2017 #28 Louise Smith
    #27 Yes that makes good sense @Susan ๐Ÿ Botello Then it's about how much Something does one know?
    Susan ๐Ÿ Botello
    07/05/2017 #27 Susan ๐Ÿ Botello
    #25 @Louise Smith Perhaps, or at least in my opinion, no one knows everything and no one knows nothing which is to say that everyone knows something. ;)
    Louise Smith
    07/05/2017 #25 Louise Smith
    @Yogesh Sukal
    I really like your writing on Everything and Nothing
    It has an ethereal atmosphere so when I read it, I am not sure if I know Everything or Nothing
    Louise
    Louise Smith
    07/05/2017 #24 Louise Smith
    Thanks Yogeshi for sharing the link on my buzz so I could come and read it
    ( 9 Thinking Behaviours https://www.bebee.com/content/1467861/1306255 View more
    Thanks Yogeshi for sharing the link on my buzz so I could come and read it
    ( 9 Thinking Behaviours https://www.bebee.com/content/1467861/1306255)
    You need Clarity to know the difference of the Breadth and Depth between Everything and Nothing.
    If there is no Relevance it is Nothing.
    You need Precision and Logic to know the Significance of the choice between Everything and Nothing.
    If there is Accuracy it is Everything.
    You need Fairness to know when to use Everything and Nothing. Close
    Yogesh Sukal
    01/05/2017 #23 Yogesh Sukal
    Thank you so much @๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams for sharing the buzz.
    Yogesh Sukal
    30/04/2017 #22 Yogesh Sukal
    #21 Indeed @Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic "The more I learn, the more I realize that there's still so much more to learn." in autocatalytic way.

    Magic of hungry mind...

    Thank you so much for positive note and sharing the buzz.
    Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic
    29/04/2017 #21 Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic
    My motto is, "The more I learn, the more I realize that there's still so much more to learn." So I'd say that I know nothing compared to an infinite number of things to know about. I look forward to the Eureka moments in my life. :-) A deep-thinking poem, Yogesh!
    Yogesh Sukal
    27/04/2017 #19 Yogesh Sukal
    #11 @Susan ๐Ÿ Botello I guess what you said that makes sense as we dont have all answers with proper logic, as @CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit mentioned a weird time of human discourse.
    Yogesh Sukal
    27/04/2017 #18 Yogesh Sukal
    #13 Agree @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher because"The pendulum of mind oscillates between logic and magic."

    one my quoteful shots :)

    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@yogesh-sukal/quoteful-shots-with-yogesh-sukal-buzz-3

    Thankk you so much for sharing you thought.
    Yogesh Sukal
    27/04/2017 #17 Yogesh Sukal
    @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador @Tausif Mundrawala Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and realistic answers, I also see the inspiration in it as a glance of your hungry mind for new knowledge and magic lies in it.
    Pascal Derrien
    27/04/2017 #16 Pascal Derrien
    I like the visual, short and straight to the point less is more ....
    Devesh ๐Ÿ Bhatt
    27/04/2017 #15 Devesh ๐Ÿ Bhatt
    #14 what is that to you :)
    Sreenatha Reddy K R
    27/04/2017 #14 Sreenatha Reddy K R
    #10 we can start with something...
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    27/04/2017 #13 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    So much still unknown about the human brain. Follow your gut, it's rarely wrong. Follow your heart too... it can serve us well. Very nice @Yogesh Sukal!
  24. ProducerLiesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    CONTRADICTION BETWEEN FAITH AND DOUBT!
    CONTRADICTION BETWEEN FAITH AND DOUBT!Doubt keeps us in bout Though we claim to be stout Out of our faith, we resolutely state This grows from the hyacinth Natureโ€™s wreathe engulf us in succinct! Sounds and colors flummox us Faith and doubt are the products...
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    Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    02/05/2017 #23 Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    Great buzz. Doubt sees the obstacle while Faith sees the way.
    Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    29/04/2017 #21 Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Is there is faith without doubt? As a scientist I believe this is what keeps our minds thinking? A very stimulating buzz dear @debasish majumder
    Phillip Louis D 'Amato
    29/04/2017 #20 Phillip Louis D 'Amato
    Great insight on life.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    28/04/2017 #19 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Faith and doubt may not be as far apart as we think. The application of faith and doubt is what matters. Well done @debasish majumder.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    28/04/2017 #18 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Faith and doubt are probably both vital to our growth. Very nice @debasish majumder
    Harvey Lloyd
    28/04/2017 #14 Harvey Lloyd
    Excellent. Faith and doubt can not exist in the same space and time. We have to choose.
    Melissa Hefferman
    28/04/2017 #13 Anonymous
    Is nature a woman? She-RA!! And, this is lovely as always! :)
    Gerald Hecht
    28/04/2017 #12 Gerald Hecht
    "It cannot go back to its former stage"...it's funny how the meaning of that continually develops...in every sense. Thank you for tagging me on this one @debasish majumder !
    Qamar Ali Khan
    27/04/2017 #11 Qamar Ali Khan
    #10 This is an amazing work @debasish majumder, very closely correlated with @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.'s today's post. You explained it in a magnificent way. Really inspiring! Keep it up!
    Qamar Ali Khan
    27/04/2017 #9 Qamar Ali Khan
    Wonderful @debasish majumder, absolutely so true, and beautifully said. How you do it man? This is a super poetry!
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    27/04/2017 #3 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    poet bee @debasish majumder on doubt and faith
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    27/04/2017 #2 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    aha, interesting @debasish majumder!
  25. Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    Best of the modern day troubadours.Spiritual successor to the Dylan/ Young/ Morrison era .The poetry in song of Mr David Gray.Brings back great memories of seeing him live Dubai Festival City 02/2008.
    David Gray - Alibi (live)
    David Gray - Alibi (live) David Gray and band performing Alibi. Backing vocals by Lisa...
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    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    29/04/2017 #9 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #7 thanks Manjit.The fact that we are of a certain " vintage" has much to do with the afginity no doubt.
    I'm planning a music buzz soon..personal retrospective as soon as I can re- research some stuff and will surely keep you tagged.
    Antonio L Rodrรญguez del Pozo
    29/04/2017 #8 Antonio L Rodrรญguez del Pozo
    Glad to know there are inheritors of good music still there.
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    28/04/2017 #7 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    #6 This is what I like about David Gray's songwriting, his lyrics invite us to our own experiences and this is not about interpreting his music for others but internalizing it through our unique experiences and sense-making. That also shows me why we have an affinity, which is also what shows up in your bee appreciation poems - the affinities are that much more personal. and that soak the human condition.
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    28/04/2017 #6 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #5 thanks for your comment Manjit.For me his best is "This years Love".The measured , melancholy timbre of the vocal on this is something else. Second must be "You're the one I love"
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    28/04/2017 #5 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    While Babylon was his greatest hit, I dig "Sail Away" the most https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMF7Uq-mHZA 2nd Favourite track is Transformation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8XP9b-O_0U and then it is Babylon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI_SBAkdKzc

    He has a distinct Brit voice where you can hear his Northern English voice. and that combines to create his own style. Ed Sheeran gave him due credit by covering This Year's Love https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06fvCuR-uWY and that is the difference,

    Sheeran has a greater footprint and yet when you hear his cover, he pays homage to Gray's singing style and not just doing a cover in a different way. The song should not be better because Sheeran sings it, it should be better because David Gray is a great singer/songwriter.
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    28/04/2017 #4 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #3 Do you see in him the same singer songwriter idiom as the 60s greats I mentioned ...is their a singer/ songwriting continuum? For me he rekinles thst kind of ethos?
    Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    28/04/2017 #2 Chris ๐Ÿ Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt @CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit interested in your views on David Gray...one of my modern day musical giants.
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