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Meirav's Blog

Once again I see a fellow blogger post something that is a complete copy&paste of someone else’s article. I’m hoarse from trying to get people to understand that it’s not okay to do that, that it’s a breach of copyright even if you say where you got it from – unless you’ve been given permission by the copyright owner (normally the author), you are not allowed to reproduce their whole article on your own blog. If you see an article you like and you want to give it extra publicity through your blog, then post a link with a short summary and/or a quote from the article, inviting your readers to click on the link and read the whole thing. (If it’s on WordPress then you can use the “reblog” feature, which does precisely that.)

I am seriously baffled by this behaviour from people who are producing their own written…

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Kisses from Costa Rica!!

Esoteric Thoughts

I am typing this as I sip authentic Costa Rican coffee and eat homemade cinnamon rolls. Jelly yet? 😉 I have declared the small cozy library within the biological reserve as my chill spot. It feels soooo nice. The cool breeze from outside makes its way into the building, meaning that there’s no need for AC or even fans. So far the temperature range outside stays within the 70’s. There’s a lot I haven’t blogged about that I wished to do in chronological order, but that is not happening. Limited wifi and remote locations within Costa Rica does not allow it so. Today we went to a cloud forest reserve in Monteverde. There was a lot of neat things and it was vastly different from your typical rainforest…but I’m just going to take advantage of this post to upload a few pretty pictures versus typing a whole lot. Enjoy!!

Tata.

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NANNY/MUM SATURDAY

Karen's World

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This week is going to be very different for me, I am going to be staying at my daughters house, looking after four children. My daughter and her husband have gone away to Antigua as Jodie’s best friend since school days is getting married out there and Jodie is bridesmaid and her husband Darren is giving Katie away. They have all been planning and saving for a couple of years, wanting it to be very special and luxurious.

So, my day started earlier than normal but ran very smoothly and I even got some editing completed on one of the stories. The children are very good, their ages are 15, 12, 10 and 5 so they all do their own thing and the youngest plays. They are not really upset or anything about their Mum and Dad not being here, as they see me a lot and stay with me…

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