HISTORY OF OCTOBER

October is the tenth month of the year and has 31 days. It was originally the eighth month of the Roman calendar until 153 BCE. The Eighth Became the Tenth October is the tenth month of the year in the modern day Gregorian calendar. It was also the tenth month in the earlier Julian calendar. The name […]

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THE MONTH OF OCTOBER

October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the sixth of seven months to have a length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old calendar of Romulus c. 750 bc, October retained its name (from the Latin and Greek ôctō meaning “eight”) after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans. In Ancient Rome, […]

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LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE

I had to share this little story which has a great lesson for us today. When Nelson Mandela was studying law at the University, a white professor, whose last name was Peters, disliked him intensely. One day, Mr. Peters was having lunch at the dining room when Mandela came along with his tray and sat […]

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TREES

Sir Godfrey Gregg For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more, I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like […]

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WHEN LEFT ALONE

When left alone, quantum particles behave as multiple images of themselves (as waves, really), simultaneously moving through all possible paths in space and time. Now, again, why do we not experience this multitude around ourselves? Is it because we are probing things around us all the time? Why do all experiments that involve, say, the […]

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FORGET THE AGE

No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Here’s a short list of people who accomplished great things at different ages 1) Helen Keller, at the age of 19 months, became deaf and blind. But that didn’t stop her. She […]

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ROYAL PROTOCOL

Out of all the bits of royal protocol — and there are tons — one of the most visible ones is how everyone walks when the queen is present. Specifically, you might have noticed that no one ever walks in front of the queen in public. As it turns out, that’s more than politeness. It’s […]

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SVG MADE HISTORY

St Vincent and the Grenadines Smallest Island Nation Elected To The UN Security Council St Vincent and the Grenadines was on Friday 7th June 2019, elected as a non-permanent member of the UN security council. The campaign which lasted 10 years will see SVG begin its tenure for 2 years on the council in 2020 – 2021. […]

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“BAD FRIDAY”

THIS IS A RE-POST FROM FACEBOOK Much Ado About Nothing – A Wasted Day in Parliament on May 17, 2019 by Parnel R. Campbell 1. Whereas Friday 18th April 2019 was observed worldwide as Good Friday, we here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines must surely designate Friday 17th May 2019 as “Bad” Friday! 2. […]

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