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After a few 'unwanted and unnecessary e-mails I'm sorry, but to place a comment you will now have to become a 'FOLLOWER" - People can be and are nasty creatures.
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Due to poor health, I have decided to use this site mainly, and the site below for some of my postings....just click on it and choose the article to read from the list!
I'm to be found on 'Facebook' as 'Ian Mitchell' and......
I've started using "Twitter" (mr le Marquis) much more, and you can be a part of it. On all my Websites you'll find, somewhere (generally at the top of the page) "Twitter Updates"- This gives you links to click on which will take you to interesting things....Try it!
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A little trip through life

Come and take a little trip with me - through my life and with a few other people as well.....You can listen to the music if you don't like the photos....!
Jan/ian (Mr le Marquis - Iwmpop ) Personal Slideshow: Ian’s trip from Le Creusot, Burgundy, France to Nîmes was created by TripAdvisor. See another Nîmes slideshow. Create your own stunning slideshow with our free photo slideshow maker.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Just in case......!

Just in case you had forgotten, or never knew! A few facts about what this coming Thursday is all about:'s_Eve

Here's a start:

New Year's Eve

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

New Year's Eve
Also calledHogmanay (Scotland),Silvester (AustriaCroatia,Czech RepublicFrance,GermanyHungaryIsrael,ItalyPolandSlovakia,SloveniaUkraine), Réveillon(BrazilPortugal), Nochevieja (SpainLatin America)
Observed byPeople around the world
SignificanceThe final day of theGregorian year
DateDecember 31, climaxing at midnight
CelebrationsReflections, Late-Night Partying, Family- Gatherings, Feasting, Present Exchanges, Fireworks
Related toNew Year's Day andChristmas Day
New Year's Eve or Old Year's Nightis on the evening[1] of December 31, the final day of the Gregorian year, and the night before New Year's Day.
New Year's Eve is a separate observance from the observance of New Year's Day. In modern Westernpractice, New Year's Eve is celebrated with parties and social gatherings spanning the transition of the year at midnight.
Many cultures use fireworks and other forms of noise making in part of the celebration.



[edit]Localised celebrations

Got the idea....? OK - but don't phone me at midnight, I'll be in bed - asleep!

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