Tag Archive for ‘wind’

Brush Up On: WIND

Anyone who knows me well will think I am writing a post about farts (I never tire of the humour in them, just the word sends me into fits). But I’m not. I mean wind wind, weather wind. Not funny wind. And lately not funny at all. On November 7, the eye of super- storm Typhoon Haiyan hit land at Guiuan in the Philippines, thrusting its estimated 315 km/hr winds […]

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Muuu-uuuuum? – Answer those questions.

Most of the time I just lose patience with relentless (and tricky) questions. Here is a sample (with my almost 2 year old): Me: Don’t touch, it’s hot. Lu: Why?  Me: Because it’s just been cooked? Lu: Why? Me: Because we can’t eat it raw. Lu: Why? Me: Because it would be bad for you. Lu: Why? Me: Because there are nasties in uncooked foods – bugs and stuff. Lu: […]

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