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A Note About: Barnes & Noble Booksellers (Upper West Side)

A Note About: Barnes & Noble Booksellers (Upper West Side)

I love it here on weekends. It’s so quiet and little kids are here with parents reading books and walking around ( no worries most times they are quiet). This location has been around for quite some time and if my memory is correct it’s one of the few left in the city. It’s a huge structure and has many many aisles of books in all categories to indulge in. It’s a real treat for the book lover.

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So, Who "IS" Buried In Grant's Tomb Anyway?

So, Who “IS” Buried In Grant’s Tomb Anyway?

Grant’s Tomb

If you’re smart enough to know that answer, you’ve been to Grant’s Tomb. Therefore and forsooth you know the answer to that question is, “no one.” Technically.

Because General Ulysses S. Grant, (no relation to actor Cary Grant, I think) is actually above ground in a crypt on Riverside Drive in New York City along with his wife Julia. So, he’s not actually “buried.” Just kinda lying…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

I’m not sure if the Statue of Liberty would be considered a monument. It’s like a monument to freedom.  There is like a fine line between a monument and a statue.  Photo taken from the Staten Island Ferry as we were passing on the way into Manhattan.

Below is Grant’s tomb, which I think would be considered a monument.  A tomb is like a monument to one’s life.  Took the photo from a boat on the…

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Tag Thingy

Tag thingy
RULES:
1: always post the rules
2: only answer the questions written by the one who tagged you then write 11 new questions
3: tag 11 other people
4: tag #tag


QUESTIONS I GOT:
1. Do you have any pets? What are they if yes? - Yes, a little brindle Staffy dog called Alfie and a black and white cat called Paddy with a lil moustache :3

2. What’s one of your ultimate life goals? - I hope to one day have my dream job with animals and have my own little family. I also want to go back to Portugal and visit all the places my Grandad loved to somehow feel a little closer to him I guess. 

3. Is there anything you’re looking forward to? - Starting my new college course in September to do Animal Care 

4. Who’s one person you want to see right now? - My Grandad. 

5. What are your plans for 2016? - I want to focus on my college work and get good grades and spend time with my friends and family. Also, a holiday would be pretty nice. 

6. Favourite food? - Breaded chicken topped with tomato and cheese 

7. Do you hope to go to uni? - No way. Not in a million years. 

8. What was the last song you listened to? - Yeah Man Acoustic by Don Broco 

9. What musicians do you want to see live? - Don Broco (again), All Time Low (again), The 1975 and The Killers. 

10. How do you think people would describe you to someone who’s never met you? - Funny, nice, loyal but don’t piss me off or take me for a mug because I’ll kick your ass. I don’t take no bullshit. 

11. Burn candles or incense? - 10000% candles. Incense gives me a headache.


MY QUESTIONS:
1) What is your favourite thing about yourself and why?
2) Who is one person you really miss right now?
3) If you had the chance to meet one famous person/group of your choice, who would it be and why?
4) What makes you happiest and why?
5) Do you have any pets? If so, what are they?
6) Do you have any regrets in your life?
7) Where are you from?
8) What’s your favourite film/TV Show and why?
9) What kind of music do you like?
10) What are your goals for later in life?
11) If you could give any piece of advice to your younger self, what would it be and why?

Tagged by robber–s

I TAG
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(Sorry, I just chose random people)

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10 Games to Watch from E3 2015

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It’s mid-June, which means that yet another E3 has come and gone. Gamers across the globe tuned into online live stream conferences to get their fix on the biggest gaming news and announcements of the year. From long awaited new entries into cult favorite series such as Kingdom Hearts and Mirror’s Edge, to info on new IPs like The Last Guardian and Horizon Zero Dawn, this year’s E3 was packed…

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Gaming on a Budget E3 2015 Edition

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This week on Gaming on a Budget we take a look at PSN’s celebratory E3 sale and we have some real goodies for you all.

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