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Le réveil

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Monday, 28 Jun 2021, 10:53


L'Amour vit dans le coeur
Elle attend d'être reveillée
Maintenant elle a sommeil.


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Haiku

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Monday, 28 Jun 2021, 10:54


Rain falling
Cold seeping
Eyes weeping


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Getting ready for TMA

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Sunday, 27 Jun 2021, 10:54

Taking lots of notes for TMA 01

Phrases, sentences, more notes, vocabulary, more notes, relevant quotations, more notes, recycling sentences, reading, rereading over and over again, gathering information, checking rechecking words in dictionary and on google.

Begin first draft of assignment. Pens run out, chewed my pencil, Lost my rubber, battery ran out on I pad racking my brain starting to feel crazy! Aah!

Think I need a large drink after this.

Tomorrow is another day but will try a little more note taking and  writing later today.

Looking forward to having mediteranean chicken/ quorn for the meal a big trifle and a large glass of wine!

All the best for those with TMAs in the next couple of weeks !

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Studies going well!

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Sunday, 23 Oct 2022, 23:17

Feeling in a good mood  today, I managed to download some very important files from the module. This means,  I don't have to go through lots and lots of data, and I can keep it bite size. This way it is much easier to remember. 

Tried listening to a recorded tutorial via mobile, but not always good reception as it faded in and out. I got some of it, but a bit tedious to catch every word. Perhaps I am going a bit deaf! Will try again later.

Writing down lots of key words in my note book. Thinking of keeping a digital notebook,  as my handwriting is not very good, and I sometimes can't even read my own handwriting! I have a weak wrist (accident to wrist when young!)  so I have decided that having a digital notebook would be much easier.
Anyway,  I am generally feeling positive and upbeat about my studies.

Best wishes to all!

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A rap song

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Wednesday, 30 Jun 2021, 14:31

You know when you meet God
He makes you feel safe!
You can meet him in any old place
It doesn't have to be in a church
When you need him most you can just search
You ask him to take away your sin
Then you invite him to come in
He will live with you
He will show you what to do
He will make your life brand new.

 Yo Jesus!

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The Mystery

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Friday, 9 Oct 2020, 10:36

The living mystery of the incarnation.
The sanctuary of the redemption
thanks to the sacrifice of the one who is God.
The wrath of God falls upon humanity until the end of time.
The abyss of culpability escapes us in its comprehension.
The betrayal of the divinity of our Lord, oppresses us every day of our life.
But! after the accumulation of pains and suffering in this life, with the useless thoughts, will come the belief in the faith in God
rewarded by him.
The sacrificed virtue will give an exquisite fragrance after crossing the threshold of existence.

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Le Mystère

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Thursday, 8 Oct 2020, 23:51



Le mystère vivant de l'incarnation
Le sanctuaire de la rédemption
Grâce au sacrifice de celui qui est Dieu.
Le courroux de Dieu tombe sur l'humanité
Jusqu'à la fin des temps
Le gouffre de la culpabilisation
Nous échappe dans sa
Compréhension
La trahison de la divinité de notre Seigneur qui à été la violence humaine du sacré nous oppresse tous les jours de notre vie.
Mais ! après l'accumulation des peines et souffrances dans cette vie, avec ses pensées inutiles,
viendra la croyance dans la foi en Dieu
récompensée par Lui.
La vertu sacrifiée donnera une fragrance exquise après avoir
franchi le seuil de l'existence.

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Salvation

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Wednesday, 30 Jun 2021, 14:36

God knows what you've
Suffered
So Jesus died for you
He took your pain upon the cross
To give you life anew


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La Source

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Friday, 4 Jun 2021, 03:10


Sous la mousse et sous les roseaux
L' avez-vous parfois rencontrée,
La petite source ignorée,
Connue à peine des oiseaux ?

De ses invisibles réseaux
Nul ne suit la trame azurée,
Nul ne s'informe ou vont ses eaux
Dans la forêt désaltérée

Longtemps elle court sans dessein;
Un jour, on lui creuse un bassin,
Lecteur, vous achevez l'histoire!

A travers bois ma source fuit;
Elle est humble et fait peu de bruit;
Mais elle est pure; on y peut boire.



Eugène Manuel

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Spirit and truth

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Thursday, 24 Jun 2021, 19:02


What have we done in life
in thought, in word and deed?
Have we served the devil and by him been deceived ?
or have we served the Lord, in faith and hope, believed ?

You can only have one master
So we will have to choose
Some they will get to win
And others have much to lose

Adam commited sin and so did his wife Eve
They met up with God
Himself
But they still did not believe !

They just listened to the devil
Who only did deceive
They hid themselves away from God
And paradise they did leave

Jesus came along to help us to believe
To turn our backs on sin
And righteousness achieve

He defeated Satan 3 times
so the Bible said
He took away all our sins
and rose up from the dead

He is the only son of God and our brother too
We may choose to follow him
He will lead us to the truth

So let's resist the devil and paradise regain
As we love and serve our Lord
And revere his Holy name.

Gill Burrell

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Ma chienne- my dog (female)

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Tuesday, 8 Jun 2021, 17:03

Ma chienne Rosie est belle
Avec son pelage blonde doré
Ses yeux sont brun fonce
Et son nez et toujours moillé


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L' Automne

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Thursday, 24 Jun 2021, 18:59


Les couleurs des feuilles de l'automne
Voici venir les pluies
Les hirondelles sont parties


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Haiku

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Friday, 2 Oct 2020, 20:46


L'hiver, la morte saison
La nature est en deuil
Le silence étouffe la voix

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Les Célandines

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Tuesday, 8 Jun 2021, 17:19

Les Célandines me rappelle
Que le printemps est arrivé
Le jaune de leurs fleurs
Est comme la caresse du soleil

Gill Burrell

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Le moisson

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Thursday, 24 Jun 2021, 19:01

Le champ est plein de blé
Le chaleur du soleil
Le moisson est arrivée


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A form of Haiku

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Tuesday, 8 Jun 2021, 17:06

Les fleurs

J' aime les fleurs dans les champs
Elles dansent avec le vent
Le parfum est intoxicant
Ses vêtements sont extravagants

Le petit oiseau

Le petit oiseau il chante
J'ai regardé son mouvement
Il saute sur une branche
Il chante avec exubèrance.


Gill Burrell

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Notre Père

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Tuesday, 8 Jun 2021, 17:14

Notre Père

Notre Père qui est aux cieux!
Que ton nom soit sanctifié
Que ton règne vienne
Que ta volonté soit faite
Sur la terre comme au ciel
Donne-nous aujourd'hui
Notre pain quotidien
Pardonne-nous nos offenses
Comme nous aussi
Nous pardonnons à ceux
Qui nous ont offenses
Ne nous induis pas en tentation
Mais delivre nous du malin
Car c'est à toi qu'appartiennent
Dans tout les siècles
Le règne, la puissance
Et la gloire. 

Amen

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The rain

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Sunday, 6 Jun 2021, 02:15

La Pluie  🌧☂️🌫

Mouille, mouille, Paradis!
Tout est à l'abri;
N'y a que mon petit frère
Qui est sous la gouttière
A ramasser des p'tits poissons
Pour sa collation.
La gouttière a défoncé
Mon p'tit frère s'en est allé
Tout mouillé

Chanson populaire citée par Kuhff

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French student L222

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Monday, 28 Jun 2021, 10:48

Hi everyone,

Today I was so delighted to discover the language lab on the module via my previous studies from French L112 I didn't realise I could still access this site. I had forgotten some words and phrases but it all came back to me and I was able to practise the pronunciations to speak properly with the correct accent and intonation. What a wonderful resource!

This makes my life a lot easier and I found I was not pronuncing the words perfectly before , now I have discovered this valuable resource I am getting better.

C'est formidable!

Merci beaucoup!

Amicalement Gill

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Study requires peace and quiet

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Saturday, 18 Jun 2022, 17:39

Hi everyone,

Getting interested in my studies for course French L222 induction. There is a lot to read so I downloaded some of it, this will enable me to read it off line. At the moment it's  all about reading the materials and trying to absorb all the information.

You need a lot of peace and quiet to do that. I try to do a bit of reading in the morning,  before anyone is up and about. I have to do the washing and cleaning the house,  then shopping. I hope the phone doesn't ring! in fact I will put it on mute!

I hope I may find a quiet time this  evening again to do some more reading.

I Hope you are all getting on alright with your various courses and are finding it all interesting.

Good reading and good studying!

Bye for now Gill


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Peace

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Saturday, 12 Sep 2020, 18:26


My soul there is a country

Far beyond the stars,

Where stands a winged century

All skilful in the wars.


There, above noise and danger,

Sweet peace sits crown’d with smiles,

And one born in a manger

Commands the beauteous files.


He is thy gracious friend

And O my soul awake!

Did in pure love descend

To die here for thy sake.


If thou can get but thither,

There grows the flower of peace,

The rose that cannot wither

Thy fortress and  thy ease.


Leave then thy foolish ranges

For none can thee secure

But one who never changes,

Thy God, thy life, thy cure.


Henry Vaughan

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Induction day

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Thursday, 1 Jul 2021, 12:18


Yay Induction day!
Today was induction day for L222 module. At last ! The module website appeared, just like magic! well not all of it but the first 2 units. I was able to get some idea of what lay ahead. Explored all the different sites to visit and places to go back to, which I thought could be useful. Got a bit tired ,(all the excitement!)  so had to stop at one point but hopefully it will all still be there tomorrow! 

There's still a lot to discover but couldn't do everything all in one session. Found the TMAs on assessment page had a look at TMA no 1 already.  Feel that it is going to be a very interesting course and there will be a lot for me to learn. 

I must just take it a step at a time like a tortoise!  (as Jan said)  Armed with my note book which is ever beside me, I keep jotting down new words, as I learn them. I feel like my young son used to feel when he got a new game like he wants to explore what it was and how it works!  But so far so good! Game on!

This is looking achievable !

Hope everyone is ok and looking forward to their various courses.

Bye for now Gill

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The cottage Garden 🌺

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Sunday, 6 Jun 2021, 02:32



My garden has lots of flowers 
Roses, dalias, to name a few
The bees like to visit there
And the butterflies do too

I have a pond with waterlilies
Where dragon flies like to skim
Where little tadpoles all hatch out
Where Frogs sit around or swim

Birds fly down to take the seed
The finches like a bath
And a lovely pair of collared doves
Have landed on the path.

The pine trees are tall and proud
Within them  birdsong sweet
At nightime the owls will hoot
And the sheep nearby will bleat.

Gill Burrell
🌲🌳 🌻 🌺  🦋🕊🦇🦉🐑🌳🌲




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The kitten

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Sunday, 6 Jun 2021, 02:21

I like my little kitten      🐈
and she likes me
She likes to drink some milk
And sit upon my knee

She meows when she is
Hungry
She purrs when she is glad
She's the cutest little kitten
That I have ever had

Gill Burrell

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A poem about sheep

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Monday, 6 Dec 2021, 16:34

The Lord knows his sheep    🐑🐑
He calls them all by name
He leads them in green pastures
Through the sun and rain

The people who are there
Are sheeplike kind and True
There will be none that's bad
But will be like me and you

God will live there too          🌌
His love will comfort all       
He will care for them            
Be they great or small

I hope you will be there
And we can meet again
So let us do what's right
And believe on Jesus name

           🌄🏞🌅

Gill Burrell

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