Sunday, December 01, 2019

OLD =/= BAD


Music is like tradition, with deep roots in our lives. Everybody loves it, no matter what! Sometimes it is determined by mood or occasion. Nowadays we can listen via Youtube, Spotify, Tidal, ITunes and much more. Its easy to find artists, genre or even search a song by lyrics or by cover and it's great!
 Recenly, I've wanted to bring up some old hits, like Abba's "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!" or songs that I heard multiple times on TV in early 00's. A bit of cringe, typical party hits with 8bit tunes. Old but still so good, it was like "Back to the Future" thing for my mind. Now when all the songs are similar to each other, tell the same story often in offensive way. I know that everybody has unique taste, but this isn't an argument to stick to only one music genre, because You don't know "old songs". People should try everything before they judge different kinds of music. However, music has to share good vibe and mood, of course "new wave music" also can share it, but this feeling when you hear a song that You haven't heard for a long time is wonderful.

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M.S.

Thursday, November 21, 2019


Surprising Gateway  part 2



 After 10 hours of flying we got to our accommodation. It was a very decent apartment. Because we were tired, we went to sleep. In the morning, we agreed to split because we didn’t know each other well. And so we did.
 After eating delicious meal and buying a lot of souvenirs I got back to the apartment. There I saw Drake and Jason wondering about something.  “Jason bought a coat, but what is weird is that the left pocket is stitched and something is in there”.  So Drake decided to see what there was inside and he pulled out a piece of paper. It was a map, something was marked on it and not seeing the reason against it, we agreed to check it out. So we packed our stuff and were ready for a treasure hunt.
After one hour of walking Drake and I couldn’t find Jason anywhere, but then we heard someone calling my name. It was our magician who fell into the hole and found a silver necklace. After that, we were so exhausted that we stopped and sat down under the trees. When I was about to eat my sandwich we heard voices. This really was getting creepy because we were in the middle of nowhere, there was not a single soul out there.
We spent two more hours walking and this was getting suspicious. No human, not even an animal - just us. Suddenly, we saw a lady. When we got near her I got a better look. She was probably in her late 70s. What surprised us, was her, speaking English and telling us to give back her necklace. Another suspicious ting. How did she know we had found something? Either way, we gave back the jewellery and also asked about the mark on the map. “Oh! You are almost there” she told us. Three minutes later in the forest we saw a camp. A group of people was sitting in a circle talking to each other. “You know what?” told Jason “It was just a coincidence and I’m very tired so I’m going to join them” .We ignored this weird feeling we had and also agreed to spend time with them.
After a couple of hours I could say THE BEST GETAWAY EVER!
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K.S.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Surprising getaway 




I am walking to my university. It is Monday and I’ve already spilled green tea all over my pants and on top of that I had an exam at 9 I didn’t even study for. My name is Caleb and I’m a typical student, living in the New York City.
On my way home after the lectures, I saw a billboard that said “Lottery of a getaway. Spend your best holiday on Ibiza”. It did sound amazing and convinced me to go sign up for it. When I got there the lady told me to wait about 1 or 2 weeks and the winners will be chosen and announced. So I went home hoping that I would have a little bit of luck.
Finally, it was time to announce the winners.  I was getting ready when the lady from the lottery shop called me. She told me that I'd won a free holiday. This had to be the best day of my life. But she also told me I wasn’t the only winner and I was going to spend almost two weeks with two strangers. The next morning, I got to the airport and I was introduced to the men I was supposed to travel with.  Jason the magician and Drake the hacker. This was going to be an interesting trip... 

                                                                     To be contiunued...
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K.S. 

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Champions League 2019. Liverpool FC Barcelona. Corner kick, the whole world talks about. Here is his secret

The decisive goal from the second leg of the Champions League semi-final Liverpool - Barcelona (4-0) is being analyzed by the whole world.

How did it happen that Divock Origi was all alone there?

This is the secret to the success of the Juergen Klopp team.

It was the 79th minute of the Liverpool - Barcelona meeting. Trent Alexander-Arnold made a corner kick and set the ball for himself. With the fact that instead of knocking out the ball, he suggested that it was not him but Xherdan Shaqiri who was heading for the corner.
At this point, the Spanish champion completely snapped, which was immediately used by the 20-year-old defender of The Reds. Alexander-Arnold gave a very lenient cross to Divot Origi, who was alome before the Catalan Duma goal, but he could not miss such a close distance. He hit the window giving Liverpool a goal guaranteeing promotion to the final. Marc-Andre ter Stegen was without a chance in this situation.
It turns out that this form of corner kick was not a coincidence and action under the influence of the moment. Juergen Klopp's team knew exactly what he wanted to play. Everything was thoroughly prepared.
It was a corner kick on the weight of promotion to the Champions League final. Liverpool made up for the loss of the first match (at Camp Nou lost 0: 3) and in sensational circumstances eliminated Barcelona from the competition.
There are no fans in the network, surprised by the fact that the judge Cuneyt Cakir acknowledged the goal, although he did not signal the whistle that the hosts would resume the game, so that the guests could be confused. Turek did not have to do it - the corner kick did not have to be preceded by a sound signal...
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D.Z.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

The most magical place on earth: Disneyland!

To begin with, I would like to introduce you the above-mentioned, Disneyland! (Which is also commonly known as the park of magic!)
Probably there is no one who haven't heard of this place in their life, reason: it is a park that holds all of the childhood memories! Let me paste the professional description:

"Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built to completion under the direct supervision of Walt Disney."

* There are six Disney resorts placed worldwide with a total of twelve parks. They are:

a) Walt Disney World Resort in Florida - "Magic Kingdom", "Hollywood Studios", "Epcot", "Animal Kingdom",
b) Disneyland Resort in California - "Disneyland", "California Adventure",
c) Tokyo Disney Resort - "Tokyo Disneyland", "Tokyo DisneySea",
d) Disneyland Paris - "Disneyland Paris", "Walt Disney Studios Park",
e) Hong Kong Disneyland Resort - "Hong Kong Disneyland",
f) Shanghai Disney Resort - "Shanghai Disneyland"

* Disneyland Park consists of eight places which are divided into themed "lands", starting from 'main street' that has the Sleeping Beauty Castle, Mickey's Toontown and Central Plaza, going through "Adventureland" that was designed to recreate the feel of an exotic tropical place in a far-off region of the world which include the Indiana Jones Adventure and Tarzan's Treehouse, and to shorten, ending with a wonderful describtion of an "Tomorrowland":

* During the 1955 inauguration, Walt Disney dedicated "Tomorrowland" with these words: "Tomorrow can be a wonderful age. Our scientists today are opening the doors of the Space Age to achievements that will benefit our children and generations to come. The Tomorrowland attractions have been designed to give you an opportunity to participate in adventures that are a living blueprint of our future."

The most wonderful thing about the Disneyland is that you can meet your favorite characters and enjoy the climate from animations! It is a memorable trip for both, children and adults. I hope you all will be able to visit it someday, and so as me! I am sure it would be the best day of your life! :D

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N.R.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Harry Potter - which house do you belong to?


Those who read or watched the series of "Harry Potter" are probably engrossed in it to the point they wonder which house would be the best for them and which characters would they meet there. If you are still not sure about your belonging, i recommend you reading my post!

1. Are you a brave, loyal, courageous, adventurous and a daring person? Do you stand up for others when it's needed? Are you brave-hearted and has lots of nerves? If yes, Gryffindor is the house you belong in!

* Gryffindor values courage, bravery, nerve and chivalry. Its mascot is the lion, and its colours are scarlet and gold. Their motto is: "Their daring, nerve and chivalry set Gryffindors apart".

+ "Being a Gryffindor means that you're probably the adventurous and courageous friend, and you are usually known for doing what is right."

- Notable members include: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Albus Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall, and more.

2. Are you an intelligent, creative and clever person with lots of knowledge? Then Ravenclaw is your house! Ravenclaws often tend to be quite quirky as well.

* Members of this house are characterised by their wit, learning, and wisdom. The emblematic animal is symbol is an eagle, and blue and bronze are its colours.

+ "If you are known for being the quirky friend, the smartest in the group or just great at making wise decisions, you're definitely a Ravenclaw."

- Notable members include: Luna Lovegood, Gilderoy Lockhart, Filius Flitwick, Rowena Ravenclaw, Cho Chang, and more.

3. Are you hard working, has lots of dedication, always plays fair, has lots of patience, and is known for loyalty? Then your house is surely Hufflepuff!

* The Head of this house is the Herbology teacher Pomona Sprout, and the house ghost is The Fat Friar. According to Rowling, Hufflepuff corresponds roughly to the element of earth.

+ "Hufflepuff is known as the “nice house” and believes strongly in sparing peoples feelings and being kind. This is not to say that Hufflepuffs aren't smart or courageous. Hufflepuffs just enjoy making others happy and tend to be more patient towards people."

- Notable members include: Newt Scamander, Cedric Diggory, Nymphadora Tonks, Pomona Sprout, and more. 

4. The last house is mainly determinated by qualities like: cunning, prideful, resourceful, ambitious, and intelligence. They are known for being in charge of leadership and domination. Can you relate to any of these qualities? If yes, then it means you belong to Slytherin!

* The house mascot of Slytherin is the serpent, and the house colours are green and silver. The Slytherin motto is "Slytherin will help you on your way to greatness".

+ "Slytherins have a tendency to be arrogant or prideful. This is most likely due to the fact that everyone in Slytherin is exceedingly proud to be there."

- Notable members include: Severus Snape, Draco Malfoy, Lord Voldemort, Vincent Crabbe, and more.



So, which one do you think is the right one for you?
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N.R.

Saturday, February 02, 2019

What does it mean to be truly happy?

Happiness is undeniably one of the most wanted and welcomed feelings. Without it, world would have been a living hell to all of us. It can be caused by many things and even the smallest actions. We just need to open our eyes to notice what makes us happy, even for a moment!


1. A "smile". - Have you ever felt down and saw some people smiling? And then you thought how can they be so positive when you feel the opposite of that? That's completely normal, and typical. We all have these times and days, but? How about forcing a smile? If people can do it, you can do the same as well! Just close your eyes, and try not to think about the things that currently upset you. Afterwards, let your face muscles relax from the tension and make your head clear from the negative thoughts. Calmly sit, and? Just smile. Isn't that nice itself?
2. "Nature", and basically everything that surrounds you. - There are people who have never noticed the beauty of the world, or dumbly denied this important fact. World, in fact, may seem 'ugly' to many of the population and it's caused by many factors. It is a scary place, but the reason behind that are the bad people living there and their actions, and surely not because of the 'world' itself. Have you ever just sat down and think of;

a) "Sky" - Oh, how beautiful and clear it is! A limitless celestial sphere, surrounded by fluffy clouds, sun, moon and stars. Aren't we all lucky to be able to see it by ourselves? Everyday, and night, just always.

b) "Trees" - Green is confirmed to be the colour that calms us down and reduce the feeling of tiredness. Aren't trees relaxing to look at? There are many shapes and shades amongst them, and all of them have their own vibe. And? Trees are just beautiful. They are able to grow without people's help, spontaneously and without any mistakes. If you think of trees the way i do, i'm glad, because you've found a reason to be happy!
c) "Animals" - Those innocent and defenseless creatures are another reason to feel happiness. Isn't that amazing that we, as people who only destroy all the good qualities planet has, are able to live in the same place as those extremely smart and adorable animals? Yes, it is beautiful! Please, enjoy it! 
3. Always remember to be kind to people! No matter what bad they have done to you or those you care about. Just be kind. It's the only way to show what does it mean to be respectful, and how HAPPY it makes you to share this feeling with others. Without the spiritual happiness, you won't be able to enjoy life freely.

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N.R.