That moment in your childhood when you realize that Diagon Alley is just the word diagonally….
And the Mirror of Erised is just the word desire backwards.
Didn’t even realize. Does that mean Knockturn Alley is nocturnally (dark/night)?
Yes, and Grimmauld Place is a play on grim old place.
And Dumbledore is just a dumb old door
I scrolled hoping for a description and there wasn’t one
Celebrities taking the underground
How come they’re never there when I get the tube?!
Notable People of Filipin@ Ancestry
Apo Maria Whang Od
Apo Whang-Od, who is in her 90’s, is a well known mambabatok, (tattoo artist), and the last one among the Kalinga. However despite what everyone says of her being the last one and when she dies the Kalinga tattooing tradition dies with her, that is false.
She is currently training her young granddaughter (through one of her nieces), Grace Palicas, who is now 17 years old. Her strong interest 7 years go in preserving the tattooing tradition among the Kalinga, a tradition that has died out over years of colonization among the rest of the Philippines especially among the Bisayans who were called the Pintados, “the Painted Ones”, by the Spaniards as they were known to be covered in tattoo’s all over their body, will keep the tradition alive once her lola passes away.
Apo Whang Od is well known to the Filipin@ diaspora, especially toward those interested in tattooing, in particular traditional Filipin@ tattoo’s. Starting from when she was 16, she learned the art from watching her father before her.
Today despite her old age, she still dedicates her life to continuing the tradition, tattooing both other Filipin@’s and foreigners, as well as inspiring a new generation on studying and reviving our old traditional tattooing culture.
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i just shaved my legs wanna feel
It is an unusual school in an unusual location and is run by an unusual teacher.
Rajesh Kumar is a shopkeeper by profession but spends hours every morning teaching around 80 children from the poorest of the poor in India’s capital.
The 43-year-old visited the construction of the Delhi transit station a few years ago and was disturbed by the sight of many children playing at the site instead of attending school.
When he questioned the parents working at the sites they all said there were no schools in the vicinity and no one cared.
Consequently, his open-air class room was born - between pillars and beneath the tracks of the Delhi transit system, known as the Metro.
Every few minutes a train passes above, the children unperturbed by its sounds.
There are no chairs or tables and the children sit on rolls of polystyrene foam placed on the rubble.
Three rectangular patches of wall are painted black and used as a blackboard.
Anonymous donors have contributed cardigans, books, shoes and stationery for the children, as their parents cannot afford them.
One unnamed individual sends a bag full of biscuits and fruit juice for the pupils every day - another incentive for the children to turn up for their studies.