because people speak English
Dear friends and teacher,
Years ago I wrote this text in my diary; of course I wrote it in French which is my mother tongue. I decided to translate it into English so I could take part to this fun writing challenge…Continue
June 30th, 2012
Dearest Best friend Anele,…
I have had the happiness of receiving my first letter from EC’s sweet member, you. You know I wasn’t here for a while, that’s why I asked one of my neighbor’s to keep it till I came. I almost lost my hope in getting it in my hands and reading it. But, thank God now I have…Continue
I went to Goa last weekend with my family. Goa is located in West India and renowned for its beaches. I was enchanted by its scenic drives.
My family and I reached Margao, headquarters of South Goa, on a sunny day. We hired a car and visited Palolem Beach. This beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Goa. It is a natural bay surrounded by lofty headlands on either sides. Kids had a great time playing in the beach. When it became too hot, we somehow…Continue
My upcoming trip to Scorched Beach
The massacre is taking place in Syria.
You don’t know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.
Familiar with that sentence? How strong do you think you are? …Continue
First, I just remind you , don’t laugh at my mistakes. Although, I…Continue
This quote I took from the homepage of Tara's quotes website : www.thewritequote.com.
An inspirational quote inspired me to post this topic :
“Reading is the best creative writing course you’ll ever take.” Joseph Bates
Description for this picture :
The book in my hand is one of La Rose's books. I took this picture when I…Continue
Dear Muge (Mommy)
We have not kept in touch for a long time and you may be wondering what I am up to . I got a letter from you in Turkey , dated October 15th 2011. Much to my dismay , thanks to the crawling postal service here in my country , I got it only today!
At that time I was not in Sri Lanka as I was in Australia for my daughter's graduation . I was fortunate to make it with my husband and share some beautiful memories.
We left to Melbourne on October 7th,…Continue
Actually I don’t want to use this title. But today, I have a “cold war” with my hubby. And he said : “honey, remember that You are my rib. If I want ….then I will take it again” hahaha….Really? Well, let me list what would happen if there were no women in this world.
* Firstly, Men would become fat because all their time, They would only eat, sleep, drink…They wouldn’t go out. Their lives are bored. They couldn’t see any…Continue
Why it's better to be grateful than complain..
Sometimes, I have days when I can't see why things couldn't just be better. Sometimes, I get annoyed by the small things and sometimes I can't see how truly lucky I am to have the life I live.
I guess that happens. When things don't go your way or the way you want, you dwell on why it couldn't be better instead of thinking how it could be worse.
I realized this when I saw a picture of an old woman selling her merchandise. I…Continue
Hello friends, hope you all are doing well and in fine shape. I had been away for a while because I was on vacations. Also due to a mishap I lost my laptop, therefore I became irregular. Hopefully I will find ample time and means to be back in the main stream.
Now coming to the point,…Continue
My letter to Tara, about my visit to the Sahara
I am so glad you had an enjoyable trip to New York City. I can imagine how it was wonderful with your kids. I’m going to be a mother,…Continue
Today is the Day of Memory and Mourning in Russia. 71 years ago on June 22,1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union without declaring a war. It was a peaceful Sunday morning.... 4 am..............Thousands of innocent people died during the first…Continue
capitalize (verb): to write the first letter of a word with a capital letter
This month I'd like to challenge you to review the rules about capitalization. We don't use capitals very…Continue
As I’ve introduced about myself, I live in urban area. And the price of house in my city is very high. So most of houses are small and don’t have garden . Here, You can not open a “farm” and can’t feed any animals (except some dogs or cats or some birds…..) like this : cow, pig, duck, chicken….hehehe….. It’s impossible. When My Mom wanna teach me about the natural life. She always take me back to her home town . That picnic was really helpful and interesting.
My house is…Continue