A group for all who have a passion that they wish to share with other members around the world. Please note that there are now hundreds of groups available. That however does not prevent items being posted there and then shared here to keep "Passions" members current with what is available.

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Thank to @Robecology for introducing me to this which may well go up on my profile.
FrayedBear 11
Welcome @EricTrommeter, Welcome to the first "Passions Group" member. Perhaps you would like to make a post sharing with everyone what passions you wish to share and enjoy with like minded people. I'm not sure if the system will work to it yet but listing them...
FrayedBear 7676 has been trying to achieve eradication of loneliness since its inception:
FrayedBear Apr 24 Apr 24 00
Hello Everyone. I have just created a new group "Tales from the Lockdown Group" or "Tales from the Lockdown Group". The aim of the group is to empower you to be able to survive the pandemic driven lockdown. The resource is here to converse with others in similar position, record your ...
FrayedBear Apr 6 Apr 6 00
This is an interesting interview of two former E. German women and their experiences when as young women they applied to leave the country and move to the west.
FrayedBear Dec 31 Dec 31 00
2020 greetings passionistas. Here is a non passion of mine - "Well that was the most boring burning $6; million that I have wasted time watching. ..."
FrayedBear Dec 31 Dec 31 00
So how good is your eyesight? And when compared to a digital camera?
FrayedBear Oct 28 Oct 28 00
Just brought to my attention by an American correspondent is this 2 year old Deutsche Welle posting on the tradition of female genital mutilation: And just remember many Jews, Australians and Americans say the same about male ...
FrayedBear Oct 10 Oct 10 11
More of New Zealand composer Gareth Farr - his concerto for Percussion and Orchestra: Originally written for Vector Wellington Orchestra for the centennial celebrations of Wellington Town Hall in 2005. Performed, May 20, the Christchurch ...
FrayedBear Sep 14 Sep 14 00
Having just been introduced to the work of NZ composer Gareth Farr through the wonderful CD of his works issued in 97 the NZ Morrison & Co Trust (9 4465 0202) in association with the Arts Council of New Zealand I went looking for YouTube links to ...
FrayedBear Sep 14 Sep 14 00
I have only one word for this video of Iceland's scenic beauty and it is "fantastic". Many thanks to the filmmaker Garðar Ólafsson for sharing his video.
FrayedBear Sep 13 Sep 13 00
A wonderful 100 year old snapshot into my NW Lancashire, England heritage contained in this wonderful archival footage of the Whalley Peace Pageant 13.09.1919.
FrayedBear Sep 13 Sep 13 00
Recent events reminded me to write the following:
FrayedBear Aug 3 Aug 3 00
Despite the following video having been up on YouTube for the last few years only 42,000 of the 19 million subscribers to the TEDX Channel have bothered to watch it. The subject matter results in more deaths in the US than both AIDS and Breast Cancer...
FrayedBear July 8 Jul 8 11
In the pursuit of pleasure I travelled more than 200 kilometres hoping to see an exhibition of working horses. For my $10 I saw about 3 Clydesdales and a bunch of about 6 rough looking ponies. It was bitterly cold and there was a distinct lack of eye...
FrayedBear June 10 Jun 10 00
POLL Following discussion with a member located only about 600 kilometres away a list of words was compiled to describe those poor folk who believe in a Judeo-Christian God. The thought then arose as to what is the favourite derogatory expression used by ...
FrayedBear Apr 18 Apr 18 11
Highlighting several of my "Passions Group" 's is this post:
FrayedBear Apr 13 Apr 13 00
I have just been asked if there is an expression or word to describe this pig's testicles like the rocky mountain oysters expression used for bull's testicles. Not being American I did not know of the mountain oysters and was taught to call a spade a...
FrayedBear Apr 7 Apr 7 00
A long poem - Basil Bunting's "Briggflatts" Notes: An excerpt of the poet reading his poem: Review: Many thanks to @Marionville for having alerted me to this work.
FrayedBear Mar 31 Mar 31 11
A task worthy of insomniacs - it may send you sleep! I have just used the following link as a reply someone. On more closely reading the lyric I discover that it is not exactly the same as the poem that I know and have performed from the book of ...
FrayedBear Feb 17 Feb 17 22
There used to be a comedy programme on BBC radio 60 years ago called "the Navy Lark". One much repeated joke was phoning Naval Intelligence to have a chap there answer the phone in a dullard's voice "Hello, this is intelligen​ce speaking!" We ...
FrayedBear Dec 8 Dec 8 33
Something interesting from a year ago and hopefully a 290 million-year-old footprint in Mexico.
FrayedBear Oct 16 Oct 16 22
Hi, I'm new to this site but still wanted to share some of my many passions: I create art, write a food blog (if I have time), teach art and cooking etc. Here is one of my watercolor pieces and a food shot of a delicious Georgian dish.
ClassAct Oct 10 Oct 10 33
A 34-year-old video giving the state of play for Australian performers before the popularisation of digital MP3's, CDs and DVDs.
FrayedBear Oct 7 Oct 7 11
Tonight for the first time I watched from a DVD The Royal Ballet's performance of the Tales from Beatrix Potter. The music was written in 1971 by John Lanchberry, this performance choreographed by Frederick Ashton and the whole production directed by...
FrayedBear Sep 20 Sep 20 11

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