Sunday, October 21, 2012

Time for cooking! :)

Healthy fresh juice- kiwi, lemon and mint!
Preparations for chapati bread!

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Newest post- sorry for such a long silence! :)

Diego has recently been inspired and prepared strawberry sorbet for us! It was really good and it was fun to make it :) next turn will go for forest fruit! When it comes to the flower i was shopping for my friend's bday and didn't know what to get her... passing the flower shop, i saw those huuuuge heavy artichokes - since then everything was clear. not only did it attract so much attention on the way to the party, but the bday girl loved it too! :)

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Nie tylko miłość ojca do syna, ale także żony do męża, matki, przyjaciółki. Tak trudno kochać. Podtrzymywanie uczucia to walka. Podejmujemy ją każdego dnia. M.Dorocinski,1,5107832,wiadomosc.html

Sunday, April 1, 2012

The world in six cups of tea

If you don’t count the necessity of drinking water, tea is the most consumed drink in the world. Tea is made by brewing the leaves, buds and/or flowers of the Camellia sinensis plant, commonly called the tea plant. It plays a central role in both religious rituals and secular ceremonies. It has proven health benefits. It can promote either community and camaraderie or solitude and introspection. It can be calming or invigorating. Tea is arguably the most versatile beverage on Earth. A cup of history Historians trace the first use of tea to around 600 BC. According to Tom Standage’s A History of the World in Six Glasses, tea was likely first consumed in the eastern Himalayas by Buddhist monks in India and Taoist monks in China to help facilitate meditation. Europe did not encounter tea until 1610, Standage explains, when Portuguese traders in Macao sent a Dutch ship home with a batch and it eventually made its way to England in the 1650s. As the British Empire expanded, colonizing many parts of the world, so did its stronghold on the tea industry. The British East India Company counted on China as its sole supplier of tea until 1834, when it realized that tea grew naturally in a region in one of its own colonies: Assam, India. To this day, Assam is the biggest tea producing region in the world, and India is the biggest tea producing country in the world. Tea preparation today Masala chai (spiced tea), black tea prepared with milk, sugar, and spices like cardamom, cinnamon sticks, ginger and cloves, is now the hallmark of Indian tea culture. In the northwestern region of Kashmir, locals drink kahwa (green chai), which can be prepared almonds and sugar, as well as local spices such as saffron, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves. In China, green tea is the most ubiquitous class of tea, while white, yellow, pu-erh and oolong teas are cherished delicacies. Tea ceremonies, tea appreciation and tasting services led by skilful tea masters, may feature any of the above. In Japan, the tea ceremony is often held in temples, led by Buddhist priests trained in the art of chado, “the way of tea”, and involves the use of matcha, a powdered green tea. In the predominantly Buddhist country of Tibet, tea is traditionally prepared in monasteries with the addition of butter made from yak’s milk. In Russia, tea is prepared in tea rooms using a samovar, an urn of hot water. A teapot filled with dark, concentrated black tea is diluted with water from the samovar and served. England is world-famous for its afternoon tea, in which the beverage is served with finger sandwiches, scones and petit fours. While in cold climates, tea is used to warm up, hot tea can also be used to cool down, such as Moroccan mint tea, a brew of green tea leaves mixed with mint leaves. Get to know the rest of the article and types of tea! Click Here

What character was removed from the alphabet but is still used every day?

Johnson & Johnson, Barnes & Noble, Dolce & Gabbana: the ampersand today is used primarily in business names, but that small character was once the 27th part of the alphabet. Where did it come from though? The origin of its name is almost as bizarre as the name itself. The shape of the character (&) predates the word ampersand by more than 1,500 years. In the first century, Roman scribes wrote in cursive, so when they wrote the Latin word et which means “and” they linked the e and t. Over time the combined letters came to signify the word “and” in English as well. Certain versions of the ampersand, like that in the font Caslon, clearly reveal the origin of the shape. The word “ampersand” came many years later when “&” was actually part of the English alphabet. In the early 1800s, school children reciting their ABCs concluded the alphabet with the &. It would have been confusing to say “X, Y, Z, and.” Rather, the students said, “and per se and.” “Per se” means “by itself,” so the students were essentially saying, “X, Y, Z, and by itself and.” Over time, “and per se and” was slurred together into the word we use today: ampersand. When a word comes about from a mistaken pronunciation, it’s called a mondegreen. Find out why here. (The ampersand is also used in an unusual configuration where it appears as “&c” and means etc. The ampersand does double work as the e and t.) The ampersand isn’t the only former member of the alphabet. Learn what led to the extinction of the thorn and the wynn. Are there other symbols or letters you would like to learn about? The most popular choice below will be our focus in the near future. Read more at here

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Real Men Don't Buy Girls

1-An estimated one million children are forced to work in the global sex industry every year 2-The global sex slavery market generates a $39 billion profit annually 3-Selling young girls is more profitable than trafficking drugs or weapons Celebrities are taking part in Real Men Don't Buy Girls campaign
Article about the social campaign

Tuesday, March 6, 2012



The implications of inadequate water supply on the livelihood of people living in Savda Ghevra, Delhi

Yeah... this should be my final topic of my thesis.... im just about to finish the last chapter in the draft version... so much pain and suffering... hopefully would be correlated with so much satisfaction and relief afterwards :)Brain is no longer able to distinguish letters and make sense out of sentences... Now it's time to review the entire content to check if every piece makes sense and the combination of chapters make sense in a coherent way. 9 pages of bibliography list has definitely impacted my brain cells and their condition. The ability to read anything else is highly questionable now. I guess, now i need to refresh my head and listen to some music and read some gutter press to contrast the level of intellect engagement. Or maybe just play some online games to remain a loyal and devoted employee?:)

Piatek the Series- Stres :)

Good morning!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Continuing female foeticide explains why the child sex ratio is getting worse

In the world's largest democracy a massive crisis of missing girls is unfolding, according to India's 2011 census. The latest census shows that the gap between the number of girls per 1,000 boys up to the age of six has widened to 914, a decrease from 927 a decade ago, at the 2001 census. In a country where a large part of the population finds it hard to get access to toilets and clean drinking water, access to illegal foetal sex-selection procedures seems easier. Link to the article

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Co mowi o tobie nazwisko?:)))

"NAZWISKO W WIBRACJI LICZBY SZEŚĆ Kochają swoje domy, portfele pełne pieniędzy, uregulowany, bukoliczny tryb życia. Spełnienie odczuwają w otoczeniu kochającej rodziny, której są oddani i za którą czują się odpowiedzialni. Łatwo wkomponowują się w otoczenie i empatycznie przeżywają problemy innych. Często uczucia biorą górę nad rozsądkiem. Noszą w sobie wewnętrzny przymus stosowania się do ściśle określonych reguł i podkreślania, np. poprzez odpowiedni strój swojej ważności. Lubią wystąpienia, przemówienia i różnego typu społeczne zaszczyty. Kochają piękne, wyrafinowane przedmioty, schludność i atrakcyjność. Nie znoszą brudu, bałaganu. W tej rodzinie rodzą się dzieci o artystycznych, estetycznych uzdolnieniach, a o niektórych z nich mówi się, że są cudownymi dziećmi, które w przyszłości może zechcą poświęcić się: aktorstwu, reżyserii, malarstwu, muzyce, literaturze, pisaniu sztuk teatralnych i scenariuszy, projektowaniu, itp. W dorosłym życiu spełnienia poza artystycznymi domenami szukać mogą jako: pośrednicy, doradcy, konsultanci, dilerzy, lustratorzy, akwizytorzy, developerzy, producenci ozdób i przedmiotów ułatwiających prowadzenie gospodarstwa domowego. Predysponowani są do społecznych służb, na przykład: w wymiarze sprawiedliwości, opiece społecznej, oświacie, medycynie." A tutaj jak obliczyc swoje wibracje :)

Monday, January 30, 2012

What You Need To Know About Hunger In 2012

1. Approximately 925 million people in the world do not eat enough to be healthy. That means that one in every seven people on Earth goes to bed hungry each night. (Source: FAO News Release, 2012) 2. While the number of hungry people has risen, as a percentage of the world population, hunger actually fell from 37 per cent of the population in 1969 to just over 16 per cent of the population in 2010. (Source: FAO, 2010) Click here to know more

Twins talking to each other- must see it!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Meghalaya, India: Where women rule, and men are suffragettes

"The same is true of many of the nouns in our language. When something becomes useful, its gender becomes female." Click here for the article

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Don't feel bad if you prefer bars to visiting monuments- it is still called sightseeing! :)

Why do we spend so much of our precious holiday time queuing up to see famous paintings like the Mona Lisa, even if we are not that interested in art? And why do we drag ourselves to all those cathedrals, museums and monuments listed in our guidebooks when - let's be honest - they usually turn out to be a bit boring, and we can't wait to get to the cafe? Read more

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Krolestwo wiecznego placzu

W dzień upał i smród nie do wytrzymania, wieczorami waradza, tutejszy rodzaj wódki. Życie w slumsach to wieczne ryzyko. Tutaj widzi się sceny znane tylko z filmów. A piwo kosztuje 3 zł – tyle, co dobry obiad. Link do artykulu

Friday, January 6, 2012

Cyclone hits Southern India- pictures

While there is an inflow of heavy and strong winds and storms in Europe, (Seriously, yesterday i had to hold on to the fence by the stairs and it was quite hard to stay straight because of this wind!), Southern India has experienced a visit paid a cyclone. Those pictures are scary! The link to the article