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How To Make FREE Money From Transferwise – Risk Free


I’ve been using Transferwise for about three years now. I don’t recommend things I’ve never used to others, otherwise I’d have talked about Transferwise on my blog before. I’ve made maybe 70 transfers with them by now, each of which went flawlessly. It’s a service I use regularly, and is convenient and efficient for helping manage my money, and saves me money.
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Ramblin' And Tumblin' by "Spider" John Koerner

Ramblin’ & Tumblin’ by “Spider” John Koerner


1965 acoustic folk, one man and a guitar “blues” – I’m sharing the whole album, song everyday until the end of the ablum.

Genre – Folk/Blues/Acoustic

Track 7 – From the album “Spider Blues” by “‘Spider’ John Koerner”, with “Tony Glover” on harmonica

(More info at Discogs)

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Coronavirus Update: CDC Japan Watch, Temperature Checks Useless, 31 New Korea Cases, 3 In Iran


This update from about 4 hours ago @ 21-Feb-2020 14:15 UK time.

Hope you are safe, and stays that way.

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Nietzsche – “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”


Been browsing some of my fellow blogger’s blogs today, and I came across this quote. I think it’s worth passing on :

‘The one who answered himself the question: “Why live?” – Will be able to bear almost any answer to the question: “How to live?”‘

 

OR Sometimes expressed simply as:

 

‘He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.’

 

F. Nietzsche

 

Source – https://realaliveword.home.blog/blog-feed/

I’m not widely read on Nietzsche, so don’t know “the most correct” of these quotes (suspect the first version), but the meaning is about the same.

Cheers

Don Charisma

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Shortnin' Bread by "Spider" John Koerner

Shortnin’ Bread by “Spider” John Koerner


1965 acoustic folk, one man and a guitar “blues” – I’m sharing the whole album, song everyday until the end of the ablum.

Genre – Folk/Blues/Acoustic

Track 6 – From the album “Spider Blues” by “‘Spider’ John Koerner”, with “Tony Glover” on harmonica

(More info at Discogs)

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Coronavirus Update: Russia Bans all Chinese Travel, Iran Cases, Math Doesn’t Add Up


This update from about 1 hours ago @ 20-Feb-2020 13:24 UK time.

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Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf (+Photos !)


(Experimental)

After some hours of trying to make a still photo slideshow with ffmpeg, I gave up. Some of the features are missing on the Windows version, would probably have been easier using Linux.

So I used the inbuilt video editor in Windows 10 to take a bunch of still photos, add music courtesy Steppenwolf. Then finally added my watermark of DonCharisma.org with ffmpeg.

So, long story short – it’s some photos I took, with music 🙂 Experimenting with a different format for presenting my photos – rather than a long page of photos.

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Corrina by "Spider" John Koerner

Corrina by “Spider” John Koerner


1965 acoustic folk, one man and a guitar “blues” – I’m sharing the whole album, song everyday until the end of the ablum.

Genre – Folk/Blues/Acoustic

Track 5 – From the album “Spider Blues” by “‘Spider’ John Koerner”, with “Tony Glover” on harmonica

(More info at Discogs)

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Coronavirus Update: 75000 Cases, Hubei Hospital Director Dies, 2 New South Korea Cases


This update from about 4 hours ago @ 19-Feb-2020 15:18 UK time.

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Spider Blues by "Spider" John Koerner

Spider Blues by “Spider” John Koerner


1965 acoustic folk, one man and a guitar “blues” – I’m sharing the whole album, song everyday until the end of the ablum.

Genre – Folk/Blues/Acoustic

Track 4 – From the album “Spider Blues” by “‘Spider’ John Koerner”, with “Tony Glover” on harmonica

(More info at Discogs)

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Coronavirus Update: Big Tech Censorship? 73,000 Official Confirmed Infected


This update from about 1 hours ago @ 18-Feb-2020 12:10 UK time.

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Nice Legs by "Spider" John Koerner

Nice Legs by “Spider” John Koerner


1965 acoustic folk, one man and a guitar “blues” – I’m sharing the whole album, song everyday until the end of the ablum.

Genre – Folk/Blues/Acoustic

Track 3 – From the album “Spider Blues” by “‘Spider’ John Koerner”, with “Tony Glover” on harmonica

(More info at Discogs)

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Coronavirus Update: Almost 1,800 Dead, Concerns about Test Kits and Case Totals


This update from about 2 hours ago @ 17-Feb-2020 13:44 UK time.

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I Want To Be Your Partner by Spider John Koerner

I Want To Be Your Partner by “Spider” John Koerner


1965 acoustic folk, one man and a guitar “blues” – I’m sharing the whole album, song everyday until the end of the ablum.

Genre – Folk/Blues/Acoustic

Track 2 – From the album “Spider Blues” by “‘Spider’ John Koerner”, with “Tony Glover” on harmonica

(More info at Discogs)

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Coronavirus Update: 69000+ Cases, Hunan 1000th Case, China to Deploy Literal Snake Oil


This update from about 1 hours ago @ 16-Feb-2020 13:15 UK time.

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Good Luck Child by "Spider" John Koerner

Good Luck Child by “Spider” John Koerner


There was a couple of people who liked to hear some 1965 acoustic folk, one man and a guitar “blues” – So I thought I’d share the rest of the album.

Genre – Folk/Blues/Acoustic

Track 1 – From the album “Spider Blues” by “‘Spider’ John Koerner”, with “Tony Glover” on harmonica

(More info at Discogs)

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Coronavirus Update: Over 67,000 Cases, One Case in Egypt


This update from about 1 hours ago @ 15-Feb-2020 12:21 UK time.

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Just The Two Of Us – Bill Withers – Valentines Day Special


Sorry it’s a bit late, I only just thought of it, I’m terrible with dates …

No idea if this is the best or even the right photo for this, but I like the bohemian thing going on with the guys just chillaxin’ playing games on their smartphones.

So for a “diversity is  our strength” valentines day, I made this :

Cheers

Don Charisma

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MASSIVE BACKLASH Against Scandinavian Airlines’ PRO-GLOBALIST Commercial!


This just in from Dr Steve Turley …

Seems Scandinavian airlines did a boo boo … ecophobia … What’s that idiom that I keep forgetting about going broke ?

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Changing My Pronouns


In keeping with today’s theme (and my previous post) – NSFW in this case means “Not safe for woke”, so don’t worry, no profanity or nudity here, there is none. More creative writing and satire, than anything else.

Not sure how this works exactly, I did get a “B” in English after all. Perhaps I’m just #thick, and those three years at Uni could have been better spent with someone else going.

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NSFW – High Court Win For Free Speech In UK – WE GOT A PROBLEM


I found the “WE GOT A PROBLEM” YouTube channel whilst researching Brexit (& politics) over the past few months. I do recommend his channel, as a counter-mainstream-bias source.

IF YOU ARE EASILY OFFENDED BY PROFANITY – DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO. I’M NOT CLICK BAITING, HE DOES ACTUALLY USE *A LOT* OF STRONG LANGUAGE.

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(NSFW) Birds Of Prey – It’s A Garbage Movie – The Critical Drinker


The Critical Drinker turned up on my feed sometime ago. I find his reviews entertaining, and not pandering to minority political narrative. I seem to remember him saying he’s an bestselling author himself (although I never checked). He also seems to improve the more he drinks.

I’d say his reviews are for grown ups, he does use profanity, so maybe not full volume at work, hence – NSFW

*Yawn* … another female empowerment movie.

Something about going broke ? Dunno can’t quite remember that idiom.

Anyway …

(Nearly 500K views in 3 days, *WOW* not bad for indie media review) :

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Boris Johnson In Treasury Power Grab! (UK – Sajid Javid – Resignation)


Chatting today with “The Modern Theologian” – brought into light, our ignorance of the situation of Sajid Javid (UK Chancellor Of The Exchequer, now ex) resigning yesterday, (after basically being told he had to fire his own staff in order to keep his job). Jeff Taylor explains it better than I could :

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Swiss To Have A ‘Brexit Moment’! Swixit?


The Swiss have a referendum coming shortly about free movement of people within Switzerland, and Europe. Jeff Taylor explains the ins and out, and pros and cons, better than I can :

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UPDATE: Coronavirus Update: 2 Commie Chiefs Fired, 65,000 Cases, 1,400 Dead, 8 New Singapore Cases


(Sorry posted wrong video in previous post, will update that post – this has correct video)

This update from about 2 hours ago @ 14-Feb-2020 13:16 UK time. Listening to it right now, whilst preparing this post.

Hope you are safe, and stays that way.

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Coronavirus Update: 2 Commie Chiefs Fired, 65,000 Cases, 1,400 Dead, 8 New Singapore Cases


This update from about 2 hours ago @ 14-Feb-2020 13:16 UK time. Listening to it right now, whilst preparing this post.

Hope you are safe, and stays that way.

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Sajid Javid Has Resigned – (UK Chancellor Of The Exchequer)


I just heard about this, it’s a bit of shocker actually, imagine there will be more news about this coming out – This is a very short clip from “The Telegraph” YouTube channel – posted about 2hrs ago @ 20:22 UK time.

Comment below the video reads :

Following his departure this morning, the former chancellor has claimed he had no option but to quit after Boris Johnson demanded that he accept a merger of Treasury and Downing Street advisers.

 

Speaking outside his home this afternoon, Sajid Javid said: “It’s been a huge honour to serve as Chancellor of the Exchequer, and whilst I was very pleased that the Prime Minister wanted to reappoint me, I was unable to accept the conditions that he had attached.

 

“I felt I was left with no option other than to resign. My successor has my full support and the Prime Minister continues to enjoy my full support as does the Government.”

 

Source – (c) The Telegraph 2020 -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_P-za8yx58

(Shared under fair use for discussion (or satire), as this post has a public comments section)

I have highlighted in bold in the above text as to the reason given why he resigned.

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