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Demy 10 May, 2013 - 12:42

Hi, Something nice...
I am sorry for so late answer... It's was holidays so I go in another city and I really haven't time to chek my track... Sorry I came back only this night.
So one sentence describes me it's: A child of the universe.) Ahaha) Or: Well, I am tall, slim,not affraid to say what I feel, pretty easy going, and likes to take long walks on the beach, also I try to do my best everyday, even thought I stumble, I always pick myself back up, and start again. So this thing I would like to change about the world:
1. Make the war stop
2. Hate wen ppl discriminate about color
3. gas prices will go down
4. Food prices will go down
5. I wish that teens can have money from school)
6. I wish people wouldnt kill people
7. I wish there was no violence
8. I wish there was no gang
9. I want to change the wayy people die,i wish people can live forever
10. I wish we can cure people from all diaseses
So my friends often me Demy and it's my nickname=) I haven't other nickname =) And I wouldn't like to have...
I think our educational system is very flawed. I say this because I’m a ndividualist. For those who seek succession in a career they need hands on experience, they need to be different and stand for what they believe in, they need to be noticed. Our educational system does not like individualism, they prefer us to be exactly alike. College basically teaches you how to take orders and become an employee and it's not good... I want to change many things in my school, I want to live only my lovely teachers) I would like to change all educational system, but it's impossible... Hope one day I will be president of Ukraine and I will change everything like I want =)
What movie title would you pick as your life story? If money was no object, what would you be doing with your life? What’s one of your worst habits?
I am looking forward to your answer =)

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Natalija 5 May, 2013 - 16:03

Hi, Eman
Egypt really has a magnificent history and amazing historical places. I've never been there, but I'd like to go soon, because is really worth it. I'd like to see the pyramids, Mohamed Ali castle and Alexandria library the most. It's so ancient and reminds of the magnificent history. It's a shame that Cesar burnt the Alexandrian library; it was so valuable and with so many ancient books, but I'm happy it's rebuilt and I hope that it will never be destroyed again.
Greetings:)

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ellen 5 May, 2013 - 15:58

Hello Something nice.
I am sorry.
I am late your questions answering.
Yes, I like theatre. It is very enjoying and interesting.
Azerbaijan has got many theatre. But people doesn^t go to theatre.
My best dream, my biggest dream is to be a journalist.
And you?
what's your cherished dream? er:)
I was only 1 years old, but I remember some parts, although some people think it's impossible, since it passed so many years.
I'll disappoint the romantic people, but I'm very realistic about everything, so I think that money is really important. In today's society like there's a rule that money is superior to all other things and I think it's the shame we live in that kind of society, but it's the truth and we have to face it.
Without money, you can't do anything, just to be an observer, but not a participant.
But I still believe in true love and think that nothing can replace it
How is it?
What the names likes you of any boy or girl likes you?
List a boy and girl name.
and
What did you want to be when you were a kid?
What's the worst advice you ever received?
What is the first thing you do when you wake up?
What is the last thing you do before you go to sleep?
Where are you trying to read? Maybe can you give me advice what in your opinion is good jobs? I would like to hear your opinion....
What’s the first thing you notice when meeting someone new? What is important for you in life, love or money? What is your earliest memory?
I witing your comment my dear friend ♥♥♥♥♥♥

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Natalija 16 May, 2013 - 20:04

Hi, my dear Ellen:)
Sorry, my reply is a bit late, but I didn't see your comment till today. How are you, my friend?
I believe you'll be a great journalist, because you're an open and communicative person, and that's the most important for that kind of job. My dream is to study at the University of Oxford, to become a successful lawyer and to live in London.
I like many names. My girl list-Ada, Ljiljana, Milica, Yasemin, Pelin, Asya, Aylin, Sofija, Iva, Blair, Catherine etc.
Boy list-Nathaniel, Charles, Henry etc.
What's your list?
When I was little, I wanted to have so many occupations. I wanted to be a doctor, a lawyer, an architect, an interpreter, a scientist, a ballerina, a singer, a teacher etc. I almost died due to science:). I was so curious and wanted to explore everything, so once I tried poisoned mushrooms, but luckily, doctor came immediately, so the only consequence was the stomach ache:).There's no an occupation I didn't want to have:). What about you?
The worst advice-"Wait and everything will be OK." My friend gave me this advice, and it's the worst advice I ever received because I don't like to wait destiny to determine my way, I like to make my destiny. In general, I'm not that kind of person who'll ask an advice, but I still think that a good advice can be very useful and lead us through the life. We carry some good advice with us as a talisman.
I firstly make my bed when I wake up. I pay attention on that so much, that I annoy my sister. I prohibit her to sit on the bed after making it, and she finds me weird:).
The last thing I do before sleeping is reading. I like to read so much, and my mother always comes to my room and says me:"Natalija, it's your bed time. Sleep!" But I always stay 5 minutes more, because books are my biggest love.
I like to read scientific books and books about law. I think that the science is the basic f any sphere of life, so if we want to understand the life, we have to understand the science firstly. I like to read books about maths and physics the most, but about chemistry too. I'm going to study law, so I started to read Oxford recommended literature. I like belletristic too, and I read romantic books and dramas the most. I appreciate the American, English and Arabian literature the most, and I recommend you to read Agatha Kristi's books, they're so interesting, and all books by Nicolas Sparks and Scot Fitzgerald.
In my opinion, there're many good jobs. For example, medicine, architecture, law, engineering etc. But I find that being a doctor is the most useful job for the world, because as a doctor, you can save so many lives, and do so much for the humanity. but that job is very responsible, and if you don't like it and if you're not passionate about it, you can't become a good doctor. But since you said you're good at chemistry and biology, I believe you could become a successful doctor. But journalism is great, and useful too, so I wish you luck about that.
The first thing I notice when I meet someone're the eyes, because the eyes are the mirror of one's soul. And I notice the sense of humor, sincerity, and since it's the first time I see that person, I also notice the physical appearance and the look. Of course, clothes is not the most important, but it tells so much about the person, about its' style etc. What about you?
Have you watched the Eurovision song contest? Serbia didn't menage to go to final:(. I'm so sad, Moje tri did the great job. I admire them.
Azerbaijan is performing tonight:). I wish Farid Mammadov succeed, he's such a good singer, and his song is awesome.
What're your plans for this summer?
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eman 4 May, 2013 - 19:52

I live in Egypt and we have got a lot of historical places and it varies between old ancient , historical ,and religious places . you can chose your destination you want and begin your journey .
1) three pyramid and temples that find in north and south of Egypt.
2) Mohamed Ali castle when you can find the beginning role of modern era.
3) Christian and Islamic places in which appear in old church and mosques .
4) Alexandria library that was burned and rebuilt again , collecting old legend documents from from the rule of Cleopatra.
you have to go there and take tour in Nile river , with getting suntan.

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Natalija 4 May, 2013 - 14:14

Dear Demy <3
I agree with you about going outside in the night, it's very dangerous. Serbia isn't a safe place too.
I like the advice your mother gave you, it's completely true. We can change neither others nor ourselves, thus we have to accept others and to be accepted with all our features.
Your picture of paradise is so nice, and temptingly:). Islands are really great places to live in and to relax, and Cyprus sounds great.
I'm not so realistic, rather an idealist. I have so many dreams, that I'm driving my family crazy sometimes:). They find me too imaginative and my father used to tell me that Who flies high, falls deep. He thinks that I have so many illusions about this world, and that I'll be disappointed one day, but I don't care. I like to dream and perhaps is true I'm an idealist, but I nor I want to change myself neither I can:).
I'm a romantic person too and I believe in fairy tales. I like giving presents, but receiving them is much better:). Just yesterday I bought a birthday present for my sister and she was so happy.
A perfect utopian society for me is a developed and advanced society, where there is no racism, wrong prejudices and bad things, like drugs, weapons and crimes. I'd like to live in such society where all people can work and maintain their family, where no one is bad or corrupted and where all people can participate in solving current problems in the society. It perhaps sound a little unrealistic, since we live in such a society where are treasured the opposite qualities in general, but I think it can change in the near future.
This sentence describes me: Good person, stubborn, unrealistic, an adventurer and dreams to give her own contribution to the improvement of the world. What about you?
I'd like to change the way people are treated in. I find that some people are treated in a bad way due to the wrong prejudices and I think it's a real shame. I want to make all people independent and I want them all to realise how many things we could actually do just if we realised what are our potentials. I think that the majority of people even doesn't know and doesn't treasure everything they have.
I'd also like to provide a free education for all children, because there're so many poor children who can't go to school and university, especially in undeveloped countries, and even if they want to study hard, they can't. That must change, and we should provide the better possibilities and opportunities. Somehow, the undeveloped countries are lagging behind some other countries.And I'd like that we could find the cure for the all diseases, like cancer, AIDS etc. It's so crucial and I hope it will happen in a few years, because so many people are dying every day.
O, God, I perhaps sounded like a politician at the elections, promising better life conditions for citizens:).
What's your opinion? What would you like to change?
I have several nick names-my close friends usually call me Nata-it's shorted from Natalija, my sister calls me Nale, and some friends call me Natali. I don't like nick names very much, I prefer to be called just Natalija. Do you have any nick name, except Demy?
If you had the authority to change your school in a positive way, what specific changes would you make?
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Natalija 9 May, 2013 - 11:11

Hi, Rak:)
Could you tell me something more about those historical places? I'm very interested.
Looking forward to your answer:)

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Demy 2 May, 2013 - 19:33

Dear Something nice :3
My parents aren't allow me to go outside and come back very late... I think they are right because they worry about me and I am only one douther of them and Ukraine is criminal country (it's not security =(.... In Kyiv it's not very good to go outside in night, especially it concerns tinagers... So I prefer come back at home not late before 11 o'clock I should be at home. Only in some special situations I can come more late.
So I agree with you about advices. Me too I don't need them, only in special cases. I concider that the best advice I received it's was from my mother too.. She say me to pay less attention to the people around me. You have to be yourself and do not think about what will they say around him. Do not adjust to everybody and do not try to change for everyone. You just need to be strong and listen to advice only people who deserve to listen to their advice.
The worst advice it's from one my friend sounds like this. What's the difference? He often say me this and I really start to be crazy after it =) I answer: ''Big difference'' and we finish our conversation for a little. So now he try to say it more seldom because he know my reaction =)
What about my name I like it but after I came to live in Cyprus my friends start to call me ''Demy <3'' and I really like it =) Even when I come in Ukraine my friends there call me Demy often... I don't know why =) I wouldn't like to change my name but if it were necessary I shoose Eva or Maria (but it's very popular name in Ukraine =)
I complitaly agree with you about giver and taker (I wanted to write the same ) I even can't admit something. You are fully right.
A real paradise for me it's islands... Oh... How much I like to travel there sometimes... So real paradise for me it's be there in my own house near with see. And sometimes I go in this real paradise because in Cyprus (island) we have a big house. it's in mountains but we have a pool, so it's all most near with see. I like to relax there and I think it's all most real paradise for me.
I am realistic person. Even a lot sometimes =) I don't like fantastic and something not real...
I am romantic person and I think it's good... I like to give presents to people I love and I like to see them happy... And what about you?
What would a utopian society be to you? Can you describe yourself in one sentence? What would you like to change about the world? Do you have any nicknames?
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Natalija 1 May, 2013 - 13:22

Hi, buddy <3
I agree with you, eyes are the mirror of one's soul. It can tell us whether someone's sad, happy, cheerful or angry, and eyes never lie, at least it should be like that.
And I agree with you about clothes; it doesn't make a person, but tells so much about him. When I see some nice dressed girl, I immediately know she's original and interesting. She doesn't have to wear nothing expensive, but she has to look self-confident in it.
And you're right, nights out in my country are very similar to those in yours. I don't like nights out a lot.. Serbian teens sometimes go out till 5 am, and I don't think it's right. But that's only for 15+ years old. I have never went out so long, only till 11 o'clock, but rarely. And my parents wouldn't allow me to do such thing. By what time you have to be home?
Cinema isn't very popular in my country, unluckily. Once I went to cinema with my friends, and we barely saw 10 persons. It was so discouraging. But I think that watching films at home is better to cinema, because you can completely relax at home with your friends and family, and at the cinema, you have to sit at one place for 2 hours, and it could be very boring, but I go to the cinema sometimes.
I must admit, I"m not the kind of person who'll ask for advice. But my mother used to give me great advises. It doesn’t matter where the words of wisdom come from, we carry them with us like a talisman. My mother always taught me never to look back in regret but to move on to the next thing. A setback is never a bad experience, just another one of life’s lessons. It was a little hard for me to survive bad experiences sometimes, but her advice was so valuable for me, and as I said, I carry it with my like a talisman. It's so important to look forward; it's much better to regret for something you had done than to regret for something you hadn't. That's the best advice I can give. And what advice you consider the best?
The worst advice-What'll happen, will happen. It was an advice given by my friend, and I don't find it useful at all. I mean, why should we wait for things to happen instead of making them happen? I hate to hear the words: "It was destiny!"
For me, we are the creators of our lives, and if we want, we'll change it in the way we want to. Destiny s for losers, it's just a stupid excuse.
I think I wouldn't give a new name to myself, I'm pretty content with those I already have-Natalija. But if I had to chose one, it would be perhaps Catherine-I like that name so much, and if I were a British, I would name myself Catherine. It's so sophisticated, and beautiful, but I don't think I'll ever change my name, it's so beautiful and I really like it:). I'm happy of being Natalija.:). What about you?
I think I'm both giver and taker. I find the both are important. I like to give love and attention, but also to have that returned. I think our giving and taking tendencies in the most of cases depends on our childhood, on the way we were treated in. I got used to receive a lot of love, and I think my taking tendencies overweight the giving ones, but I still think I can be a giver too. And you?
A real paradise for me-it's England, for example, London, I live in some of those lovely castles-there're many of them; I'm surrounded with kind and nice people, with friends and family; we're having a great time together and we're enjoying completely in the nature and in the life. And I have my cat next to me:). What's your picture of paradise?
Do you think you're a realistic person or an idealist? Which do you prefer?
Are you romantic person?
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Demy 29 April, 2013 - 19:39

Hi, buddy =)
I am glad to see again your fantastic comment. Really thanks <3
I think my first memory is... I don't know what =( So in one year old I remember nothing... Accept when i sit in my special chair for child and cry '' Ama, ama'' (when I am hangry). I don't remember my baptism, because I was too small. I thik less than one year.
So when I meet a person I notice firstly eyes. They are very important if you look close enough you can find out a lot at first glance. I concider eyes never lie, so you can trust them fully. The ability to keep eye contact it's very important too. Also cleanliness, hair, hair, and hair ( did i mention hair?), nails, grooming. The little things that speak so loudly of a person. Then depth of intelligence, spiritual connectivity, aura, that the person can make and maintain eye contact. Expressiveness, emotional expression. And clothes is important too. It shouldn't be dirty. After passing some minutes I notice already the most important part it's character and sence of humor.
So I have all most the same opinion about love and money. But I want to mention that money is a means of survival NOT living. Money can't bring love but love can bring money.
Ooo...=) What about our teens... They are very similar with your country. Yes, I can say, that teens in my country hang out a lot. But not like in NY for example =) The nights out are popular, but if counting all people at the street in day and at night you will see more persons in light time, not in evening like in other countries I saw. Teens like to go in cinema, it's very popular timespending in Ukraine. The majority of our tinagers are crazy fans of movies and serials. But not me =)
What's the best advice you received? What's the worst advice you ever received? If you had to give yourself a new name, what would it be? Are you a giver or taker? What is a real paradse for you?
Love Demy <3

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Natalija 29 April, 2013 - 13:41

Dear Ellen,
I'm fine, thanks:). Yes, I like sport. I agree with you, it's so good for our health and I'm trying to practice it as much as possible. I run at week-ends, and find it useful. I also swim and play tennis.
Yes, I keep a diary, it helps me to better understand myself.
I heard for Forbes, but I don't read it very often. I like Forbes's lists.
I like magazines, and I buy several of them monthly. My favourite are Seventeen and Teen Vogue-fashion magazines, and I like National Geography and Politikin zabavnik-they cover many topics, including music, science, history, and I find it useful for both school and for entertainment.
My childhood was very happy; I'm the youngest in the family and that's why I was everyone darling child:). Sometimes my parents have overprotective attitude, and it annoys me sometimes, but I know they love me the most. I liked to be surrounded by people, and I liked to be in the center of all events. I was very curious, and wanted to know everything, and I still have that feature.
And what was your childhood like?
I like extreme sports, but I've never tried it. I think I'd try a bungee jump, because it's exciting and I'm adventurer in the soul. I haven't fly a balloon so far, but I"d like to fly it this summer.
Do you like theatre? And what's your cherished dream? If isn't a secret, of course:).
Looking forward to your answer:)

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ellen 28 April, 2013 - 15:21

Hello My friend.
how are you?
So do I. I dont like Psy/
But, his music is very nice!
Especially ,*Gangman style*
And you?
Is he popular in your country?
* Gentelman * it is beatiful music.
Yes, he music is popular my country. Everone listen Psy and play * Gangman style* dance.
Five things I can't live without-family, friends,music , cat and sport.
Do you like sport?
I enjoying sport. Sport our healty is a very good.
I go in for sport every day.
I running every moring. Because, running is my healty is a very good.
Yes, I keep a dairy. It is very nice. And you?
Do you keep a diary?
i like reading magazines.
Magazines vs Journals
A magazine is a periodical aimed at the general public, which contains news, opinion and personal narratives.
My best magazine Journals is a Forbes
Do you like Forbes?
What kind of them do you read mostly?
What was your childhood like?
Do you like extreme sports? Would you ever try a bungee jump? And have you ever fly a balloon?
what is your attitude to the extreme? Do you like it? Have you ever fly in baloon? Would you like to?
I witing your coments my friend
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Natalija 27 April, 2013 - 12:44

Hi, cuty cat:)
I think that United Arab Emirates really has so interesting history, even more interesting to Moroccan history, but that's just my opinion. You know it better:). Would you like to tell me something about interesting historical places in your country? I'm very interested in that.
Hope to read your comment soon:).

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cuty cat 27 April, 2013 - 10:46

in my country UAE ..
there are many many historical places..
but i like more the Moroccan history!!

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Natalija 26 April, 2013 - 15:16

Dear Demy,
Italy is really beautiful, it's great you have someone you can visit there. I first visited Monaco, and it was so beautiful and fascinating.
It's interesting you collect photos of historical places all around the world, I suppose it's a very nice collection. I keep a diary and I like it. It's the perfect way to understand yourself, to write your thoughts and after some years, it will be interesting for me to see what I was thinking about several years before. I keep a diary since I was 7. I have the pink one and my all secrets and memories are there.
We have many magazines in Serbia and those are the most popular:
Bravo-it's a teen magazine, about love, fashion, current news, about famous and so on. We have many magazines of this type, like Hey, Bravo Girl etc.
We have Nin-it's weekly news magazine about politics, current world news, culture
Politikin zabavnik-it's my favourite one since I was a child,and it's covering music, science, history, nature and many other topics.It's really very useful and there you can find plenty of informations.
National Geography-about science, nature and the newest discovers. I think it can be found in the majority of countries, and it's also one of my favourites.
For women we have Lepota i zdravlje(or The beauty and the health in English), Gloria, Zena(The woman), Zenska strana(The woman's page) etc.
I read Cosmopolitan sometimes. My favourite magazines are Seventeen, Teen Vogue and Joy.
I also like Harper's Bazar and Vanity Fair, but it can't be found in my country, but I read it online sometimes. I like the fashion magazines and those about science the most
My childhood was happy and I really miss it sometimes. It was the time of my life, everything was so easy than. I was loved by my whole family, and since I'm the youngest in the family, I was everyone's darling child and they treated me with affection and love. My sister is older five years, and she had a protectory relation with me. It annoys me sometimes, but I know she likes me the most. I was very naughty sometimes, stubborn, and I wanted attention at every moment. I even used do wake my parents at night when I was 2 years old, in order to get their affection. But when I think about it now, I find it crazy.
But later I changed and became less naughty, but still stubborn. My first memory was my baptism. It's the most beautiful memory I have. I was only 1 years old, but I remember some parts, although some people think it's impossible, since it passed so many years. Do you remember your baptism? What's your first memory?
When I meet someone new, the first thing I notice is his/her character. It's important for me to know what's the person like;is it good,above anything,sincere and loyal. But of course, you can't know that first time you see the person. I also notice the sense of humor, his interests and his temper. And you?
I find both money and love important. It's an unbreakable chain. You can't be happy with money only, you need someone who'll be next to you at all times and unselfishly, but you can't be happy with people you love if you don't have money.You don't have to be rich, but to be able to maintain yourself, to buy things you like and if you can't afford that little pleasures to yourself, you'll feel bitter and you won't be content about your life. I'll disappoint the romantic people, but I'm very realistic about everything, so I think that money is really important. In today's society like there's a rule that money is superior to all other things and I think it's the shame we live in that kind of society, but it's the truth and we have to face it. Without money, you can't do anything, just to be an observer, but not a participant. But I still believe in true love and think that nothing can replace it. What's your opinion?
Do teens in your country hang out a lot? Are the nights out popular in your country? Do teens go to cinema often or not?
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Natalija 26 April, 2013 - 14:19

Hi, Ellen:)
Maidan Tower seems pretty interesting and historical place to visit, it's in my future plans:).
The moment I first came to the high school was the most memorable for me, because there I gained many friends, and they're my biggest support and I can always count on them. I don't like PSY at all, but he's very popular in my country.. But if I have to choose, I prefer Gangnam style to Gentleman. Is he popular in your country? Do you like PSY?
My hair is long, blonde and wavy.
Five things I can't live without-family, friends, food, dance and cat. What's on your list?
English songs I like are Sorry seems to be the hardest word and Goodbye England Rose by Elton John, Skyfall by Adele, all songs by Kate Nash and Lily Allen, Back to black and Valery by Amy Winehouse, Wannabe by Spice Girls and many others. English music is my favourite.
I haven't watched many English films so far, only American. But I like Harry Potter and the chamber of secret, Emma and Jane Eyre.
Do you keep a diary? Do you like reading magazines?

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Demy 25 April, 2013 - 13:22

Dear Something nice ;)
I visit firstly Italy, i have this trip when I was 5 years old and it was really wonderful for me child who is from Ukraine =) So I have visited there my granny. Now I go in Italy often to visit her...
My opinion that the most useful job in the world is a doctor and I think that it's not only our opinion. I think that it's impossible to find more noble profession in the world, like doctor. Me too some years before I would like to have this occupation and I continue think about it.
I like more summer clothes and I feel more comfortable in it. I already can't weit this moment when I will were my favourite dresses and shorts <3
My favourite thing is a accesories and clothes too. Also my smartfon (I think I can't live without it).
I collect photos of historic places all around the world. The bigest part of my collection I made by myself. But sometimes I can ask my friends to make some photos special for me =)
Also I collect suvenirs and I have special place for them in living room.
But me too, I have a lot of handbags very different coloures and brends. I like to take everyday new one. It's just my style, everyday I look very different (different hairstyles, make up, styles of clothes, accesories and etc) I like it =)
I don't keep a diary and I don't like it at all. And what is your opinion?
There are some famous Ukrainian magazines and newspapers:
1)Der Spiegel-Profil (Der Spiegel-Профiль).Kiev based Ukrainian weekly news magazine. The magazine published by Evgeny Dodolev & Rodionov Publishing House.
2)Focus (Russian: Еженедельник Фокус).Russian-language news magazine published in Kiev.
3)Korrespondent (Russian: Корреспондент; Ukrainian: Кореспондент)
Weekly newsmagazine published by Ukrainian publishing company KP Media.
4)Lviv Today.English-language magazine published in Lviv, Ukraine.
5)Ukrainian Gothic Portal (Украинский Готический Портал)
6)RBG-Azimuth (GDC-Azimuth)
Science fiction magazine published in Ukraine.
So what abou me my favorite magazine is Cosmopolitan.This is the coolest magazine. There is everything. Chief editor of a magazine took a lot to girls: boys, love, friends and rest periods. There is a section of clothes, there's a big selection :) I really like this magazine and would like to be there on the cover, I advise all girls to read it :) I know that you can find this magazine in all countries of the world =)) And what about popular magazines in Serbia? What kind of them do you read mostly?
What was your childhood like? What’s the first thing you notice when meeting someone new? What is important for you in life, love or money? What is your earliest memory?
I am weiting for your answer soon...

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ellen 24 April, 2013 - 15:53

Dear Something nice
İ am sorry.Because I am late your comments.
Yes, I like history.History it is very nice subjects.It is interesting to learn history.
My favourite authors are Scott Fitzgerald,The Great Gatsby, The lord Edgware dies, Ana Karenina and s.on
yes,I like English and American revolution.
Something nice I have visited many historical buildings and castles. The most beautiful of it, it's Maidan Tower!
it is very nice ancient places.
The Maidens Tower
The Maidens Tower is the symbol of Baku. The 32-meter Maidens Tower is one of the beautiful and mysterious archtectural monuments on The Absheron Peninsula. It has Eight floors. The walls are 4-5 meters thick. You can enjoy wonderful view of Baku from here.There the a lot of the tower you can see the inner city within the fortress walls.
I have got many nice friends.
You know Unbreakable chain of friendship.
What moment was the most important and memorable in your life? What do you think is the most beautiful on earth?
Do you like Psy?
Which you music Psy?
1.Gangman style
or
2.Gentelman
What's your hair like?
What're the five things you can't live without?
What English songs do you like? And movies? Please answer.....)

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Natalija 22 April, 2013 - 16:03

Hi, buddy;)
Since you wrote your happiest moment was your first trip abroad, what's the country you visited firstly?
I agree with you about extreme sports, I'm not the biggest fan, but it could be exciting. I'd like to try a bungee jump, why not? But it's very dangerous at the same time, but one is the life, and I think I'm also a little crazy inside, as you said for yourself:). I've have never fly a balloon, but I think it's a great experience. I'd like to try it this summer.
The best and useful occupation for the world is doctor-he saves human lives, and without him, so many people would die. When I was little, I wanted to become a doctor, but I don't like chemistry and biology, so I don't want it anymore. What's your opinion?
I like summer the best-it's the warmest season, and I can do whatever I want in summer-swimming, eating ice cream, hanging out with friends, travelling, enjoy in life.. I like winter only in December, the first snow, because I love the New Eve's and Christmas's euphoria, but later it becomes cold and boring. And I can't eat ice cream, wear my favourite clothes-dresses, and wear sunglasses, so I like summer:). And you? My favourite thing is clothes, I love to buy it, and I like to follow the new trends. I love fashion in general. What's your favourite thing?
I collect headbands;). I like it so much and have it in many colours and wear it every day. When I was little, it was popular among girls in my class to collect Barbie's pictures, and we would compete who has the most beautiful ones. Do you collect anything?
Do you write a diary? What magazines are popular in Ukraine? What magazines do you read the most?
<3

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Demy 22 April, 2013 - 14:28

Hi, buddy =)
I think you are fully right about Earth beauty. I like your worlds as ''This earth is so beautiful and there're so many splendid things, we just have to find the way to enjoy in them all.'' So I complitely agree with you. As for me the most beautiful on earth it: see, sky, foret and mountins, also countries Ukraine, Greece, Singapur, United Arab Emirates and England and people all around the world =)
The happiest moment in my life was perhaps my first trip abroad and the birth of my cat =) He is also importaint member of my family.
I don't like extreme sports too much. I ma not fan of it. But I would like to make bungee jump, because I am a little crazy girl inside =) And unfortunaly I have never fly in baloon but I would like too =) It will be a great experience for me... Maybe in future... And what is your attitude to the extreme? Do you like it? Have you ever fly in baloon? Would you like to?
What is occupations that you concider the best and useful for world? Do you like more winter or summer or another season? What is your favourite thing? Do you collect something? Is it intresting for you?
With love <3 Demy

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ellen 21 April, 2013 - 15:06

Dear Something nice
İ am sorry.Because I am late your comments.
Yes, I like history.History it is very nice subjects.It is interesting to learn history.
My favourite authors are Scott Fitzgerald,The Great Gatsby, The lord Edgware dies, Ana Karenina and s.on
yes,I like English and American revolution.
Something nice I have visited many historical buildings and castles. The most beautiful of it, it's Maidan Tower!
it is very nice ancient places.
The Maidens Tower
The Maidens Tower is the symbol of Baku. The 32-meter Maidens Tower is one of the beautiful and mysterious archtectural monuments on The Absheron Peninsula. It has Eight floors. The walls are 4-5 meters thick. You can enjoy wonderful view of Baku from here.There the a lot of the tower you can see the inner city within the fortress walls.
I have got many nice friends.
You know Unbreakable chain of friendship.
What moment was the most important and memorable in your life? What do you think is the most beautiful on earth?
Do you like Psy?
Which you music Psy?
1.Gangman style
or
2.Gentelman
What's your hair like?
What're the five things you can't live without?
What English songs do you like? And movies? Please answer.....)

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Natalija 21 April, 2013 - 13:39

Dear Demy;),
No problem, I'm glad you've answered me:). I don't like PSY, but I actually haven't listened to his music very much, but the reason is that I like different songs, like Miley Cyrus, Lily Allen, Florence and the Machine etc., but Gangnam style was nice and funny, and very popular in my country. Even the old people were dancing Gangnam style, and they were so hilarious.
I can see you love roses so much, they are really especial and I like them too, especially the yellow roses.
My five things I can't live without:
Family-the biggest support and resort
Friends-they can always cheer me up and I like spending time with them
Food-everyone must eat, otherwise we'd die
Dance-my biggest passion, and I can't imagine the life without it
My cat-I love it so much, almost like a brother;)
And I'd add money too, because it's a necessity-without it we wouldn't be able to go to university, to travel, to buy clothes, books, to have Internet etc.
Well, the happiest moment in my life was perhaps when I graduated from middle school, and when came to high school. It was the biggest change so far, and I had to accustom to the new surroundings, but I there I met great people, who were so nice and kind, so I adapted very fast. And the moment when my cat first time came to my house was also memorable, because it's the member of my family.
What about you?
The most beautiful in the earth-so many things;). I'll name just few-nature, flowers, sea, animals, Spain, London, my home, people we love;). This earth is so beautiful and there're so many splendid things, we just have to find the way to enjoy in them all. What's your opinion?
Thanks for writing my English is perfect, it means me a lot. I also think your English is on a high level.
Do you like extreme sports? Would you ever try a bungee jump? And have you ever fly a balloon?

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jomia 21 April, 2013 - 11:35

Hello, there are some history place in china.
Such as Tai'ji palace in Beijing,the capital of china. It's the MIng and Qing dynasty 's emperors deal with the thing of the kingdom.
And the Qin shi huang terracotta warriors is so very popular.

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Natalija 22 April, 2013 - 15:30

Hey, Jomia:).
I have never been in China, it's interesting for me to hear something more about this country, which has a magnificent history. What're other nice places to visit in China? In my country are many Chinese people, and they like to talk about China.
Greetings from Serbia:).

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Jonathan - Coor... 22 April, 2013 - 04:59

Hi jomia. I'd love to visit those places. They sound really interesting and historic. Have you been to both of them? Are there many tourists there? Thanks a lot for your comment!
Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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Demy 20 April, 2013 - 17:27

Dear Something nice <3
I am sorry, just yesterday I want to write you but after while light suddenly extinguished... Very disappointing....
Why don't you like PSY very much? ;) I think he is intresting and funny. I like more Gangnam Style song, but Gentlemen is good too =)\
We have similar an action when we organize planting in my school, but we make it more often. Some days before we have planted flowers and trees and aftear we finished we start to like our job =)
My most favorite flower is ROSE. There are no words to describe how much I love these flowers be it white or pink or yellow or red. A rose is not just a flower that grows from the ground, its a gift from the heaven. Its fragrance and the soft petals that glisten, oh lovely rose, When I see it, the day seems so bright. But I like all another flowers too =) And me too I like nature.
So me too I like my long and a little wavy hair. I concider that hair is a highest decoration for any girl <3
The five things I can not live without are relatives, friends, food, money, my smart phone, and my computer =)
First thing doesn't need comments.
The second thing is friend because if I am bored, I can find my fiends to play with, and accompany with me. If I have difficulties, I can find my friends to help.
And food is the second thing that I can not live without, and that would not just be to me. If we have no food we will be dead , because all living things must eat, so food is very important to me., I can eat at home, and at the restaurant. I believe that everyone can’t be lack of food.
Also money is important that I cannot live without because in this world, if no money, a lot of things cannot happen, such as buying food, buying house, spending on entertainment ... So for me, money is something that I can’t not live without. I hope to be able to get it in the future work.
The forth thing that I cannot live without are my smart phone and computer. I use them to communicate with my friends, and use them for entertainment. For example, I use them for e-mail, computer games, msn and facebook. If I don’t have them, my life will be very depressed =)
And what about you? What're the five things you can't live without? What moment was the most important and memorable in your life? What do you think is the most beautiful on earth? I am will be very glad your opinion =) And I would like to say that your English is really perfect and you are write in very intresting way. So I am weiting..

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Natalija 19 April, 2013 - 09:46

Hi, buddy;)
I'm glad I helped you about Oxford, German universities sound great too. I also hope to meet you at Oxford;).
I forgot to tell I like horses too, but you remembered me;). Ukrainian people seem to be very nice. Serbians also don't talk nice things about our country in general and we, as Ukrainians, believe TV and medias the most. But in my opinion it's not good. And we also like the USA, the American dream is dreamed by the majority of teens in my country.
My favourite Taylor's songs are You belong with me, 22 and Red.
I'm a little rebel sometimes, especially recently. I've been very sensitive about anything and whatever my parents said, I would think it was against me, but I they love me the most and so do I. And we are on good terms;). It's great you have good relation with your parents, it's really important. I'm also passing through teen period with smile, because it's the best period of our life and we should completely enjoy;).
Well, I don't like PSY very much, but I must admit he is very, very popular, perhaps the most popular, judging by number of views of his songs on you tube. I've just heard Gentlemen for the first time and don't like that song. And you?
I've planted tree at school, once a year we have an action when we organize planting and all students can participate. I like nature a lot, and I plant flowers with my grandmother sometimes, she has a lovely garden. What flowers you like the most? My favourite ones are pink peonies, tulips and narcissus. I have a long wavy hair, so I like that hair style the most. I like classic style and I would never dare to cut my hair. I like Kate Middleton's hair and I liked Miley Cyrys's hair earlier, but not anymore, because she doesn't look nice with short hair. And you? What's your hair like?
What're the five things you can't live without?

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