Meditating is a way to relax your body, and calm and focus your mind. A body scan meditation in particular draws your awareness to each part of your body in turn so that you feel grounded and connected to the physical plane. You can use this meditation to find areas where you are manifesting stress, or parts of your body that are suffering pain. Continue reading →
This mnemonic was traditionally taught to English schoolchildren to help them remember the monarchs of England and Great Britain.
Willie, Willie, Harry, Stee,
Harry, Dick, John, Harry three;
One, two, three Neds, Richard two,
Harrys four, five, six… then who?
Edwards four, five, Dick the bad,
Harrys twain and Ned the Lad;
Mary, Bessie, James the Vain,
Charlie, Charlie, James again…
William and Mary, Anna Gloria,
Four Georges, William and Victoria;
Edward, George, and both again,
Now Bessie Two and that’s the end.
I’ve seen this puzzle in a few places under a few names, and thought I’d have a go at solving it.
Read on to see the short solution (to the question of who owns the fish) and the full solution (of exactly who lives in which house, with their individual pets, drinks and cigars). Have a go at solving the puzzle yourself first. I worked it out simply by following the clues given, with the assumption that the clue stating ‘the green house is on the left of the white house’ meant that it was on the immediate left as so;