because people speak English
You know we all from time to time have to be hosts and entertain our guests.I, too, had visitors last Sunday and want to share my observations.
One of the guests was a sociable guy and he went directly to the pie. He was crunching and munching loudly without a trace of embarrassment. Indeed, I think he could have paid a little more attention to the host.…Continue
Human nature is one of the most interesting subjects to learn. You can meet such a variety of characters and personalities that you'll never get bored. As it was mentioned by the magnificent Jane Austen, "For what do we live but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?"
Our neighbours are those lucky people that never have lack of attention from our side. Likewise, we are the target of their critical and watchful eyes.
A Fate to Fear
I was my mum’s pet as most people used to think. She took me along with her when she went shopping or to see her friends. I even was a frequent visitor to her work. But no, mum didn’t choose me as her companion because she preferred me to my siblings. The fact is that I was the quietest of…
I met this woman in a summer camp. She was about thirty-five, blue-eyed with thin features of her rather pretty face. She wore her fair hair short not because it became her but because she didn't care for hairstyles. She didn't even trouble to dye the greying strands of hair. Her usual outfit was a colourless T-shirt and old-fashioned baggy jeans.
Her name was Rita if my memory serves me right. She never got married and , indeed, she was so shy it was imposible to imagine her ruling…Continue