Hello. Here are your prompts for today. They now include the text versions together with explanations of any individual pictures so that anyone unable to see the picture and prompts will be able to read the text, or have to text read to them. It also means you can copy and paste the text should you wish to use it for your own writing.
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- Top 1000
- Scorpio: October 24-November 22. Today you do some soul-searching but don’t find out. Scorpios fed up with work, you have to make a move. It’s robbing you of you! Never too late to make a change, you deserve it. Watch this space… Lucky peg: round.
- Picture of a watch then: £10 boot sale watch bought for £55,000. A broken watch that cost £10 Rolex 17 Rubis Panerai 3636 was one of only 618 made between 1941 and 93 for Italian divers in the Second World War. Auctioneers in Cheshire had given it a £500 estimate.
- sequester: A. to set apart: segregate. B. to seize by authority of a writ. Historically, students were sequestered to one part of campus, academic buildings to another and administrative buildings to yet another. Jenna Johnson washingtonpost.com October 1, 2012.
- Monday 27 January 2014.
- Ship name vote sabotaged. When do scientists launched a public vote to name a new £200m Royal research ship, the National environment research Council now faces having to present its new vessel RRS Boaty McBoatface.
- Get into the bank holiday spirit.
- In a year.
- Today’s news essentials
- It’s become a bit of a thing: women are measuring their waists with A4 paper to prove they are the same width. Another worrying selfie fad!
- A picture that captures the depth of feeling of a whole nation.