Although Criddle had a strong voice and talented backup instrumentalists, the sad tone of her music didn quite fit that of the room. Many of the crowd members were coming from City and Colour on the main stage, and were ready to party, which led to the crowd talking over the music. Criddle herself recognized that her music didn really fit the feel of a late night club show, and she still sang with pure emotion.
The parenting trick recommended by experts even though Prince William got told off for itIt’s a simple gesture which can have a lot of communication benefits14:22, 26 JUL 2016Updated17:29, 26 JUL 2016The Queen does not appear happy with Prince William (Image: Reuters) What William did was in fact a gesture which parenting experts are readily championing crouching down to talk to his toddler son, making sure eye contact is made and there’s a close proximity between the two of them.As Good Housekeeping rightly pointed out, whether it’s in front of the US President, or during a visit to the Royal International Air Tattoo, he adopts this stance frequently when addressing his son.But what about it is so good? It’s all about the eye contact you maintain with your toddler when crouching down to their level.The damaging topic a parent should avoid discussing with their child according to expertsExperts consider this to be an ‘active listening’ technique where someone pays attention to what is being said and how it is being said. It’s also about being aware of body language, voice inflection and overall attitude.It’s particularly praised by child psychologists and behavioural experts when implemented by parents because it is said to make children feel valued and understood.Teresa Newmark writes about the benefits of being on your child’s level on her blog post, Crouching Parent, Talking Child :Active listening “Short is good. Short allows children to read your face and to look at your mouth when you talk.Travelling abroad with a child who has a different surname to you everything you need to know”They can see all those articulators, like your lips, teeth and tongue, moving to form words.
There are Chinese annals, which show a relative of Mir of Hunza delivering gold dust to the Chinese as a tribute. According to Irmtraud Stellrecht, “in reciprocity the number and quality of Chinese gifts were fixed.” According to Susan Whitfield the numbers of Chinese and Tibetan soldiers who fought the famous war of mid eighth century in Gilgit were 10000 and 9000 respectively. She provides details of how logistic arrangements were made for the armies.