Tag Archives: European Union

#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews – Tell a Story #WorldBookDay

Doing Something Positive is at the heart of Silicon Nomad and it’s great to see Twitter and Facebook feeds full of images of people dressed as their favourite fictional characters for World Book Day. It’s also important to remember the heroes around us in real life. Today’s a day to be inspired. 😀 McDonalds to […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews

Well Weekend is here again. R2BC is a little late as I’m off to a friend’s Birthday Party and then helping my Daughter celebrate Level-Up Day! Spend your XP Wisely! Binge-Drinking among young Adults falling Federal Judge steps in to Allow Gay Marriage in Mobile Alabama DR Congo Presidential Election Date Set Eurozone Economy sees […]
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#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews – Want Moore

Some stunning stories today, so it’s a little difficult to pick a favourite. One thing that has definitely made me smile, though not something I’d usually list, is a look at the teams for the 6 Nations. The reason for the nod? Well for once, with the competition starting this week, there is a a […]
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#R2BC Thurday’s #GoodNews – 400 Thanks

Today, Reasons to be Cheerful us a little later than usual. Today, is also Thanksgiving and the 400th Post here on SiliconNomad.com So firstly a hearty HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! To my Friends across the Pond. R2BC is running late due to a family crisis, which I give thanks was not much much worse. However, much of […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews – Fittbe :D

Well winter has definitely landed here. No snow but definitely wet, dark and cold. So the fact that I get to post up some good news not heard in recently is making me grin. 🙂 I’ll be the first one to admit that I’m not an Association Football fan, and it would be easy to […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s #GoodNews – K.I.S.S.

With family so keeping it simple. 😀 Enjoy Ebola infections slowing in Liberia 25 Kidnapped Schoolchildren freed Winter death toll lowest ever Insolvency rate falls to 8 year low US ends Quantative Easing 2bn Euro funding for Wales Lost couple found Man missing at NFL game found Newly-lit Sistine Chapel unveiled Collins donates collection of […]
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#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews

Sometimes it’s easiest to let the stories speak for themselves 🙂 Happy Video dancers released in Iran British Journalist released in Ukraine Philippines continues to grow despite disaster Eurozone maintains steady growth UK economy grew 0.8% in first 3 months of 2014 Missing US woman found after 10 years Fishermen found Mother & Child rescued […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews – That’s Unexpected

Apologies for the recent absences, between job interviews and looking after the family I’ve had little time for Reasons to be Cheerful. Looking through the stories from the last few days I had a very pleasant surprise. So often the Middle-East is the source for so much of the apparent sadness in the world. But […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s #GoodNews – Silky Smooth

Wow, lots of stuff happening in the wonderful world of science. Silk screws to repair fractures, a new magnetic material brings exciting possibilities to the world of electronics, and new discoveries in nature. With this sort of innovation perhaps it’s unsurprising that economies around the world are doing better than expected. Silk screws used to […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – Why Not Me?

Last night saw Superbowl 47 won by the Seattle Seahawks. When asked about the win team QB Russell Wilson spoke of his childhood and his Father getting him to realise his potential, of asking, “Why not me?” and learning to grab opportunities. Sometimes, make the decision that you should be one of the people having […]
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