Saturday, December 28, 2013

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Amira Willighagen - Ave Maria 

 Semi-Finals Holland's Got Talent

 When I posted the first video of Amira.. it got lots of responses
Here it is again .... the English Version

Amira Willighagen sings 'O Mio Babbino Caro' on Holland's Got Talent 
and delivers an astounding performance which results
 in her being awarded a 'Golden Ticket'.
 This ticket allows her to proceed straight to the Live Show Final


Belated Xmas Funnies

Holiday Prank


Funny Animals

Two adorable newborn polar bear cubs play with their mother
 while they journey to the frozen sea.
 One cute cub climbs and hangs off mother's back
. Features  cubs play-fighting and nursing with mom. 
 Footage copyright: Parks Canada.
Andrew Manske HD Videography. 
All scenes filmed in the wilds of northern Manitoba, Canada,
 near Hudon's Bay.

Rabbit Rally

Penguin Fails


A very small, mousy man was hired as a bartender in the Old West. 
The saloon owner advised him
, “If you ever hear that Big John is coming to town,
 drop everything and run for your life.”
 The bartender worked for six months with no problems.
 Then one day a cowboy rushed in shouting
, “Big John’s a-comin’!”
 In his hurry to get out,
 he knocked the small bartender to the floor.
 Before the bartender could recover
 in came a giant of a man with a black, bushy beard.
 He rode in through the swinging doors
 on the back of a buffalo, 
using a rattlesnake for a whip
. The man tore the doors off of their hinges,
 knocked over tables, and slung the rattlesnake into the corner. 
“Gimme a drink,” he yelled
 as he split the bar in half with a pound of his massive fist.
 The bartender nervously pushed a bottle toward the man.
 He bit off the top of the glass bottle with his teeth,
 chugged the contents in one gulp and turned to leave. 
Realizing that the man wasn’t hurting anyone,
 the bartender asked if he’d like another drink.
 “Ain’t got no time,” the man roared
. “Big John’s a comin’ to town.”


Some Getty Images from 2013

A general view of Sydney harbour shrouded in smoke haze
 in Sydney, Australia.
 Sydney is shrouded in a haze of smoke as bushfires rage
 in the western Sydney suburbs of 
Springwood, Winmalee and Lithgow.

Russian President Vladimir Putin rides in a submersible
 in the Baltic Sea near Gotland Island, Russia. 
The vessel dove to the sea floor to explore
 a sunken ship in the Gulf of Finland.

Tens of thousands of workers and labor activists 
march through the central business district in Jakarta, Indonesia.
 Protestors were demanding the implementation 
of higher minimum wages and better working conditions

Competitors celebrate completing the Colour Run
 in Gold Coast, Australia.

Riot police fire tear gas to disperse the crowd 
during a demonstration near 
Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. 
Istanbul had seen protests rage on for days,
 with two protesters and one police officer killed.

A military regiment takes part in a morning exercise
 in Heilongjiang Province of China.
 The temperature dipped to minus 30 degrees Celius

Two-year-old Jack Rigby arrives for the funeral service
 of his father Fusilier Lee Rigby
 at Bury Parish Church in Bury, Greater Manchester, England.
 The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers soldier
 was killed whilst off duty near Woolwich Barracks 
in South-East London in May


Google......  Here's to 2013


no offense


Pictures from History

Andre Rieu tribute to Nelson Mandella


And in Canada







History ....Phun Phacts

Staying Alive

thanks Wayne W


This weeks signs


A little bit of reality

I have posted this video before
As it fits well with the above images 
and is a gentle reminder of what Gratitude is


Phils Philosphy



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