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With these two images I want to say Happy New Year – to anyone reading here.  Please make sure you read the poem by HS Rice. [click on the image for a larger view]. I enjoyed Helen Steiner Rice’s  booklets with the most beautiful writings/poetry throughout my Sec School years and miss reading her inspirational poetry – [I must get some of her books again – reminder to myself.] I wonder – if you are a chess player – if you can recognise bits of a famous piece – discovered not very long ago [2006 – I think] combined with the other images. I’ve used three separate images. I’ve lost my link with the watercolour-painted picture [and I’ve altered it a little bit!], the children are from Chessbase and the third mystery image should be on Chesshistory – and it is part of a puzzle.
And if you’re a regular reader of my blog, you will remember my image from last year’s entry:

Interesting number my eyes have just caught when logging on to the dashboard.

Enjoy the video of Dana Winner – A Thousand Beautiful Dreams – a beautiful rich voice that carries you away on one of those dreams.

Een van my groot gunstelinge. Ek wonder of Jannie du Toit nog sal onthou van die Kerk-kermis waar hy was by die Bosmangemeente in Pretoria. Ek het die dag langs hom gestaan en pannekoek-bak. Daardie dag het ek hom leer ken as ‘n  mens-mens, baie nederig.

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Enjoy the movie . This entry is an updated entry. I wish you all a wonderful New Year for 2009. May it be the best year in your life. The first image is actually an animated image, click on the image to see the “animation”.

This next video is last year’s video.



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