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On this breezy October morn, I walk
in the swift shadows of cloud-cursing rooks,
watching the world wake on the horizon.
Leo Yankevich
All houses wherein men have lived and died
Are haunted houses. Through the open doors
The harmless phantoms on their errands glide,
With feet that make no sound upon the floors.

We meet them at the doorway, on the stair,
Along the passages they come and go,
Impalpable impressions on the air,
A sense of something moving to and fro.
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News Round Up 232

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edited February 12 in Archived News 2017
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  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 27,437 mod
    To be honest with you, I think rationing certain produce like Morrison and other supermarkets is more likely to cause a problem than solve it.

    The Daily Mirror says that vegetables are being rationed in the shops, quoting major chain Morrisons who have imposed a limit of three iceberg lettuces and three heads of broccoli per customer, across each of its 492 UK stores. And some Tesco shops are also carrying notices capping the number of lettuces to three per person.

    I don't know, but how many people usually buy three lettuces or so much broccoli normally? I would have thought something like this, you buy one at a time as they go off so quickly. But by saying it's rationed, I can imagine some people might worry and find ways to buy more than they need, 'just in case.'
  • MonikMonik Posts: 999 ✭✭✭✭
    @aladdin I'm not sure if I have to post the spreaker link here or somewhere else.. Please let me know :)
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,516 mod
    @Monik - There is a thread in the English Radio group. You can post it here too if you want.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 27,437 mod
    edited February 8
    I think broccoli is costing around 40 cents a kilo here in Kathmandu!
  • MonikMonik Posts: 999 ✭✭✭✭
    Ok @Lynne ty ;)
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