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Linda Bryen (liesl5858)

Joined 8 years ago from United Kingdom

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  • 7

    Visiting Bournemouth

    9 months ago

    Bournemouth is one of the interesting places to visit in Dorset, England. Bournemouth has so much to offer like shops, sandy beaches, a lovely pier full of activities to enjoy, beautiful gardens, loads of hotels and B&B's to stay in, and a variety of bars, cafes and restaurants to eat and drink in.

  • 10

    How to Speak Like a Kuwaiti (With English Translations)

    9 months ago

    Using the Arabic words and phrases that I learnt in Kuwait, I will help you learn how to have a conversation in Kuwaiti Arabic like a local. It is quite easy once you learn and understand the basic Arabic words and phrases.

  • 16

    Visiting Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England

    3 years ago

    Newcastle-Upon-Tyne is one of the beautiful places to visit in the North East of England. It is easy to get to by trains, by planes or by coaches. The famous "Angel of the North" is there and loads of people love visiting Newcastle because it has the biggest shopping centre called Metro Centre.

  • 14

    How to Grow Mangetout or Green Peas and Some Sample Recipes

    9 months ago

    Growing peas or mangetout is as easy as growing climbing beans. It is easy for me because I have seen my parents grow them since I was a child. But I think even non gardeners can grow them with ease.

  • Spoken Kuwaiti Arabic Words or Phrases Used in a Sentence With English Translations
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    Spoken Kuwaiti Arabic Words or Phrases Used in a Sentence With English Translations

    9 months ago

    Creating a sentence using the spoken Kuwaiti Arabic words or phrases around the house, in the shops and in the airport environment. Kuwaiti Arabic Words or phrases used asking for directions or places when you get lost or don't know where to go in an Arab country like Kuwait or in the Middle East.

  • 10

    Mareg Bamia Kuwaiti Recipe - Lamb and Okra Stew

    10 months ago

    Another favourite Recipe that I learnt from Kuwait is Mareg Bamia( Lamb and Okra Stew). It is one of my favourite Middle East recipe which I do cook now and again because it is so delicious.

  • How We Paid off Our Mortgage in Ten Years
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    How We Paid off Our Mortgage in Ten Years

    10 months ago

    Paying off our mortgage in ten years seems an impossible task to do when we had a mortgage but it was doable when we put our mind to it. We made it our priority and put too much effort into paying off our mortgage early.

  • 15

    How to Reupholster a Dining Chair Seat

    9 months ago

    Did not want to let go of my one year old dining room chairs so I had a go at reupholstering them. Thanks to You Tube I found a way on how to reupholster my dining chair seats and make them look like new chairs. I love the new look of my chair seat covers. The instructions on You Tube are so easy.

  • 32

    How I Dealt With Sudden Death

    10 months ago

    I just want to share how I dealt with a sudden death when it happened to my family. I hope my tips will help others cope better in times of sudden death. It is very hard indeed to deal with sudden death but staying strong and positive helps a lot.

  • 22

    How to Grow Climbing French Beans

    3 months ago

    Growing climbing French beans is something that is easy to do, as long as you ensure you have the right soil, compost, a sunny position, and enough water.

  • 28

    Cutting My Own Hair to Save Money

    3 years ago

    Cutting my own hair save me a lot of money over the years and gives me a lot of self satisfaction. It saves me disappointment as well when I don't get the desired hair cut that I went for in the Hairdressing salon. You can also grow your hair long to save money and just put it up on a pony tail.

  • 14

    How to Deal With Debts

    3 years ago

    There are so many ways on how to deal with debts. Some are easy to follow and some are difficult to do. But I know through personal experience that it is doable. It needs hard work, a plan, a budget, patience and determination to get out of debt. Being positive and having hope helps as well helps.

  • 14

    10 Ways I did to Repay My Debts

    3 years ago

    It took me a little while and 10 ways to repay my debts but with strong determination, a plan and being focused, I was able to repay all my debts. It was not easy but it can be done. Just ask help from financial expert who will help you. It just needs commitment, patience and hard work.

  • 159

    Basic Spoken Kuwaiti Arabic Phrases and Words Translated to English

    7 months ago

    Having seen that my first Basic Kuwaiti Arabic language was useful to some readers, I thought of writing more easy basic spoken Kuwaiti Arabic words or phrases translated to English that might help people who are traveling in an Arab country destination like Kuwait or any Middle East country.

  • 15

    Visiting Portsmouth, England

    9 months ago

    Our visit to Portsmouth is a very memorable experience that I will never forget. Portsmouth is a beautiful place to visit. I recommend it to anyone. One of the biggest Ports of England in the South.

  • 17

    Growing Tomatoes and Aftercare

    9 months ago

    Tomatoes are the easiest vegetable to grow and look after, even a non gardener can do it. Just stick it in the soil or compost and it grows . All it needs is water daily and tomato fertilizer. Tomatoes are very useful in our daily menu and it brings us lots of long term health benefits.

  • 4

    How to Grow Chinese Cabbage and a Stir Fry Recipe

    9 months ago

    The Chinese Cabbage is a very common vegetable that we grow in the Philippines like the Pechay or Pak Choi. They are so easy to grow and look after.

  • Fried Chicken Legs or Drumsticks Recipe
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    Fried Chicken Legs or Drumsticks Recipe

    9 months ago

    If you like tucking in to a crispy chicken drumsticks or Kentucky Fried Chicken, these are home made recipes that you might like. Sometimes it is better to make your own fried chicken at home which can save you a lot of money and taste much better. I think it is better to make or cook your own KFC.

  • 22

    My Little Paradise - a Poem

    9 months ago

    This is a short nonsense poem that I just made up while I was relaxing in my back garden on a day off from work. I do appreciate and enjoy the little things in my little garden.

  • 8

    Homemade Beef Burgers Recipe

    10 months ago

    I love beef and chicken burgers, so one day I couldn't think of what to do with my minced meat and the idea of making home-made burgers came to my mind and so I bought all the ingredients of a home-made burger and tried making it myself. Home-made beef burgers are so tasty and so easy to make.

  • 10

    Three Ways of Growing Potatoes

    9 months ago

    There are so many ways of growing or planting potatoes but I am going to show you three ways of planting potatoes which is very easy to do. I learnt this three ways of growing potatoes from my parents. We grow potatoes in the Philippines as a way of living and a source of income for many Filipinos.

  • 6

    How to Assemble a Flat Packed Raised-Bed for the Garden(Without Instructions)

    10 months ago

    Putting together a Raised-Bed without instructions for a garden has been a challenge for a woman like me but with lots of help from my husband, we managed to put them all together. Since then the raised-bed has been a home for many vegetables that I planted over the years.

  • 10

    Pork Adobo Recipe (Filipino Pork Casserole)

    12 months ago

    Pork adobo is cooked in a similar way as the chicken adobo. Instead of using chicken I used pork meat.

  • 15

    Easy English Cottage Pie Recipe

    9 months ago

    Cottage Pie is one of the first basic English recipe that I learnt how to cook during my first few months in England and I have been cooking it ever since because it is so easy to cook and so tasty to eat. It is so simple to make with few ingredients to buy and will be ready in 30 minutes or so.

  • 8

    Pak Choi (Pechay ) Stir Fry Recipes

    3 years ago

    I would like to share some of my Pechay or Pak Choi Recipes. It is so simple and easy to stir fry. Pak Choi can be used in many ways in the Asian countries.

  • 16

    Growing Orchid Cactus (Peacock's Tail or Epiphylum) With Photos

    14 months ago

    This orchid cactus plant is easy to grow and care for, like the money tree it just needs water when compost gets dry and liquid fertiliser like baby bio once a month. So easy to propagate. Orchid cactus looks after itself and a good natural decoration for the home. Just need water once a week.

  • 2

    Machobos Diyay-Kuwaiti Chicken Recipe and Dakkus (Tomato Ketchup)

    9 months ago

    Machobos Diyay is another chicken dish that I learnt in Kuwait. It is a basic stewed chicken recipe that is so easy to cook. But the chicken stock is used to cook the rice that accompanies the chicken making the rice very tasty because it soaks up the flavour of the chicken.

  • Kuwaiti Lamb Casserole Recipe With Potatoes Called Mareg Botat
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    Kuwaiti Lamb Casserole Recipe With Potatoes Called Mareg Botat

    3 years ago

    When I worked in Kuwait, I did not only learn spoken Arabic , I also learnt how to cook the Arab foods which are quite tasty and spicy. And this recipe is one of them.

  • 6

    Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

    3 years ago

    I always enjoy cooking spaghetti Bolognese or Pasta dishes and this is how I cook my spaghetti Bolognese. It is so easy to prepare and cook in short time as well. Good for emergency supper or lunch.

  • Tagalog or Filipino Phrases and Words Translated to English
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    Tagalog or Filipino Phrases and Words Translated to English

    9 months ago

    This is about our Filipino/Tagalog language words or phrases that are commonly used in conversations in the Philippines. I will write Tagalog/Filipino words or phrases and then translate them to the English language. I hope it will help those tourists or anyone who travel to the Philippines.

  • 12

    Indoor House Plants with Names and Pictures

    3 months ago

    Apart from my outside plants, organic vegetables and flowers, I also have indoor plants and flowers with names and pictures to identify them.

  • 6

    Stir Fry Pork Recipe With Bell Peppers and Chilli Pork Recipe

    9 months ago

    Pork stir fry recipes are so easy to prepare and cook. The time preparing takes more time than cooking it. I love these recipes because I can cook them in no time. Also with this recipes, you can add any ingredient you like instead of sticking with my ingredients. Add any vegetables you like.

  • 6

    Corned Beef Hash Recipe With Garlic

    9 months ago

    This is a simple tasty corned beef recipe that I like cooking when I am short of time to cook. It is so easy to prepare and cook. It will only take half an hour to cook or even less than an hour.

  •  Weight Loss with Green Papaya Salad
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    Weight Loss with Green Papaya Salad

    3 years ago

    This is a very nutritious salad with all vegetable contents and if you like spicy salad with a kick in it, this is the one for you. It is also good for losing weight as it contains no fat.

  • 9

    Names and Pictures of All Home Grown Organic Vegetables

    7 months ago

    I would like to share some of the names of organic vegetables and photos of vegetables that I produce from my back garden. I grow a lot of different vegetables in the backyard as I believe in eating healthy foods.

  • 2

    Filipino Chicken Curry Recipe

    10 months ago

    Cooking chicken curry the Filipino way. We all love Indian curry so we try and cook it the way we like it too. The Indian or Thailand curry have too much chilli but I prefer the mild curry. We all have preferences some like it hot and some like it mild.

  • 6

    Beef Spring Rolls Recipe With Potatoes and Carrots

    3 years ago

    This beef spring roll is good for those who doesn't like vegetable much as the main ingredients are minced beef, carrots and potatoes. Good for starter or a side dish.

  • 2

    How to Make Chicken Adobo With Potatoes

    3 years ago

    Chicken Adobo with Potatoes is a tradional Filipino food cooked in soy sauce, garlic, salt and pepper, bay leaves, vinegar and potatoes.

  • 25

    How to Grow and Look After a Money Tree Plant With Flowers

    7 months ago

    Money Tree Plant (also known as Jade) is an easy going plant. Once you planted it, it is so easy to look after. It also produce lovely flowers once it has matured. Money tree plant just needs watering once a week and feeding once and a while. It looks after itself most of the time. Easy to grow.

  • Basic Kuwaiti Arabic Words and Phrases in English
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    Basic Kuwaiti Arabic Words and Phrases in English

    9 months ago

    My hub is all about Basic Kuwaiti Arabic words and phrases that I learnt in Kuwait when I worked there years ago and I am going to translate them in English. It was easier to learn the spoken Arabic language first by learning the Arabic words and phrases then use them in sentences later.

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    Something About the Winter That I Like

    3 years ago

    Despite the negative things about winter that people don't like, there are still things about winter that I like and enjoy. I know that winter can be miserable and bleak but I do enjoy the winter time when it comes. I like the whiteness of everything that is covered in snow.

  • 22

    How to Grow Pak Choi (Pechay)

    4 months ago

    Pak choi is one of the easiest vegetables to grow in your garden, whether it be in the ground, in a pot, in a planter, or anywhere there is space.

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