Sali A. H.

20 Flips | 1 Magazine | 37 Likes | 1 Follower | @SaliAH2014 | Sali, 1985, born in Iraq, Baghdad. I am English teacher and now studing B.A degree. I am very intersted in Novels, movies, songs, and classic music.

Maggie Smith: acting still fills me with terror

Maggie Smith has admitted to still being a victim of stage fright – despite having been an actor for more than six decades. “When you’re young, you’re just so thrilled to be doing it; of course you’re terrified, but as you get older, it’s because you realise how difficult it is to do. When you’re …

Downton Abbey

Listening to this week’s Forest fables has made me wonder if the oft-maligned rise of spoken word recordings isn’t actually improving our understanding. I’d love to hear your thoughts<p>It was Alan Garner’s audio story, The Common Dean, that started me thinking. This second in a series of Forest …

Books

40 great quotes about marriage

The life and poetry of William Butler Yeats – quiz

A century and a half after his birth, the influence of WB Yeats is greater than ever. But how much do you know about the Nobel laureate's life and work? Find out with our anniversary quiz<p>What does WB Yeats have in common with the Marquis de Sade, Walt Whitman, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Allen …

Literature

Amazing Street Guitarist in Paris

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ماهر وفريدة - قلبك المنفى Kalbine Sürgün

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Green MP hides mention of party from campaign literature

The Greens may be in the middle of a national ‘surge’, with more than 50,000 members, but in one part of the country, their brand isn’t particularly trendy. In Brighton, the Greens on the council aren’t the best advert for the party – something our leading article picks up on this week. Indeed, …

Sydney siege inquest told Tori Johnson made to kneel before being shot

Johnson’s shooting triggered the police assault in which Katrina Dawson was killed by police bullet fragments, inquest hears on first day<p>One of the victims of the Sydney siege, Tori Johnson, was ordered to his knees at 2:14 in the morning and shot “without further notice or warning”, an inquest has …

Terrorism

7 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Loneliness

Sometime or another we will experience a time when we are alone. Some people fear of being alone for various reasons. The first step is to become comfortable with yourself and having the self-confidence that you will be able to manage being alone. There is nothing wrong with being alone. If being …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

Three suns appear in the horizon over Mongolia, in an a rare celestial illusion. The middle sun is the actual star which appears daily in the sky, while the other two are smaller reflections. The phenomenon occurs in extremely cold temperatures when the sun's light reflects off snow crystals in the …

Mongolia

How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

TED Talks