Posts Tagged ‘Britain’:

The Creative Woman of the Year Award!

Last weekend I went to London, so excited to see the Mongolian singer Jargalsaihan’s concert. Well, ok I admit it I was excited because I was nominated for an award – Woman of the Year 2012 for Mongolians in Europe. This was the awards ceremony in Copthorne Hotel in Kensington I was going to. A few weeks earlier I had received a phone call from David Scott, the Honorary Consul for Mongolia in Scotland. He informed me about the awards ceremony and said he was going to nominate me for an award. I felt honoured. Yes, I was touched that

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Civilization

Mongol we pride ourselves in Mongolia Mongo they laugh at each other in Britain Mothers cuddling their babies round the world Fathers cursing the ignorant and Trisomy 21   Mongol, Down called his observation in 1860’s More stupid than us, he clarified The world followed him, calling babies Mongols They knew none of it in Mongolia   Civilization is not a right to call names Civilization is not a permission to bully Developed, they say Did they, really?                

V and W ~ Vest versus Waistcoat

Oh my word! I mean literally, oh my words! I started learning English more than a decade ago and still I can not tell the difference between a vest and a waistcoat. Every time I use one of these words I have to think and end up saying both of them. Do you have words like these? Please leave a comment and reassure me that I’m not the only one. Thank you.      

S is for Smokie

Thanks to Anne I remembered Smokie! Anne watched them in Blackpool and I watched their visit in Mongolia on Mongolian TV and danced to their songs in the late 1990’s in the night clubs of Ulaanbaatar. Smokie played a two night sell out concert to 25,000 people in Ulaanbaatar. As the open air stadium was full another 60,000 fans stood outside listening to them. (Thanks, Anne) Every Mongolian over 30 will remember them well. My friend was the interpreter during their visit. Here I’ll share my favourite song with you. Enjoy! Have you heard of them? Where and when? What

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R is for R-word

Recently we have been thinking about how we can raise awareness on the word Mongol. So I started doing some research and came across the campaign to end the R-Word. I like this video, it’s powerful. How often do you hear this word? Does it mean anything to you?  

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