WikiWirral 15yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,019,006
Topics75,054
Members13,009
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs30
Most Online7,831
Apr 8th, 2013
Who's Online Now
51 registered members (8HBob, 9 invisible), 1,339 guests, and335 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Scumbag thieves
by cools. 25th Jun 2019 11:47am
A few funny jokes.
by GingerTom. 24th Jun 2019 4:13pm
Sperm Bank
by GingerTom. 24th Jun 2019 4:07pm
Money-Go-Round online budgeting app
by Gareth62. 23rd Jun 2019 8:32pm
New Wirral History
Unidentified Dredgers
by locomotive. 23rd Jun 2019 8:18pm
Cheshire Tithe Maps Online
by yoller. 21st Jun 2019 11:42am
Looking for old friends....
by RachelC. 11th Jun 2019 3:22pm
Eastham Zoo/Pleasure Gardens
by CateJones. 9th Jun 2019 6:47pm
Logo on Pilgrim Street building, Birkenhead
by yoller. 7th Jun 2019 12:42pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
WW1 Monument, Birkenhead
Topic Replies
What song are you listening to?
by Dilly. 26th Jun 2019 8:17pm
Saudi arms sales
by diggingdeeper. 26th Jun 2019 6:24pm
Tax refund
by diggingdeeper. 26th Jun 2019 6:21pm
Best Dog Walking Parks ?
by Fenix. 26th Jun 2019 11:09am
Chernobyl
by BandyCoot. 26th Jun 2019 10:52am
Cheshire Tithe Maps Online
by Gibbo. 25th Jun 2019 10:08am
windows 10
by Gibbo. 25th Jun 2019 10:07am
Windbreaker
by GingerTom. 24th Jun 2019 3:45pm
Cambridge Audio Amplifier Azur 540A plus remote
by montyz. 24th Jun 2019 9:23am
June
M T W T F S S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Death Cafe comes to Wirral
by venice. 22nd Jun 2019 3:04pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
How does this affect you? #1021021
23rd Sep 2016 10:18am
23rd Sep 2016 10:18am
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,615
Wirral
V
venice Offline OP

Forum Guardian
venice  Offline OP

Forum Guardian
V
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,615
Wirral
Came across this video on FB a couple of days ago. Did anyone feel like I did -- spellbound but uncomfortable ? Maybe Im being too sensitive and reading too much into it , but it worried me about what the children might have had to go through, to reach such unbelievable perfection for their tender ages (every note, inflexion, movement etc) - especially as we know how harsh the Chinese can be in their quest for their children to excel at things .

(It felt the same as I might feel about recognizing the stunning beauty of a fabulous and styled real fur coat on someone , whilst at the same time being outranged and condemning fur wearing because of the cruelty I know it involves.)

Any comments on the video ?

https://youtu.be/LxDXnM1Jd6Q

Google Ads
Re: How does this affect you? [Re: venice] #1021025
23rd Sep 2016 11:26am
23rd Sep 2016 11:26am
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,528
Wirral
C
cools Offline
Forum Master
cools  Offline
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,528
Wirral
It's worse when you see these kids on Britains got talent and they're in floods of tears if they get it wrong or rejected. Think there should be a strict age before you start there is a lot of pushy parents about. Kids growing up far too early these days losing all their innocence. Lovely voices btw but too young yet...

Last edited by cools; 23rd Sep 2016 11:27am.
Re: How does this affect you? [Re: venice] #1021060
23rd Sep 2016 5:23pm
23rd Sep 2016 5:23pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,640
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,640
Birkenhead
The lad comes from Canada and the girl from Hong Kong.

If you have genuinely talented kids its a difficult decision, set them up for life at an early age so they can retire extremely early and enjoy life ..... or not?

Parents putting kids in competitions where they stand a risk of being decimated, that's another story.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Best Dog Walking Parks ?
by Fenix. 25th Jun 2019 9:42am
Unidentified Dredgers
by locomotive. 23rd Jun 2019 8:18pm
windows 10
by steviebyday. 21st Jun 2019 5:08pm
Cheshire Tithe Maps Online
by yoller. 21st Jun 2019 11:42am
Cutting gutters and down pipe
by ultimate. 21st Jun 2019 7:20am
For Sale & Free
Cambridge Audio Amplifier Azur 540A plus remote
by montyz. 24th Jun 2019 9:23am
Windbreaker
by GingerTom. 21st Jun 2019 10:41am
Mountain Bike £80
by GaryFromWirral. 16th Jun 2019 9:52pm
Nice Retail Shop Available to Rent - Wallasey Road
by alexw. 11th Jun 2019 10:04am
Nintendo SwitchConsole, 3 Games plus accessories
by Catsick. 8th Jun 2019 11:42am
Member Spotlight
sunnyside
sunnyside
wirral
Posts: 44,281
Joined: April 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Cassie, Fenix, BlackDog35, SeanCampbell, DEEPASANTOSH
13009 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
anothertrappers (64)
New Wirral Info
Cutting gutters and down pipe
by ultimate. 21st Jun 2019 7:20am
Electric bikes
by Dilly. 17th Jun 2019 9:05pm
Yet another Scam!
by Habdab. 14th Jun 2019 2:47pm
Tax refund
by lincle. 13th Jun 2019 6:38pm
Chainsaw Repair
by TudorBlue. 8th Jun 2019 5:06pm
News : New Topics
Saudi arms sales
by granny. 20th Jun 2019 11:04am
The Daffodil (Overchurch) is Saved
by Norton. 19th Jun 2019 10:25am
Oxfam-Haiti Investigation
by diggingdeeper. 11th Jun 2019 5:50pm
Thieves About
by diggingdeeper. 11th Jun 2019 12:30am
TV licences
by muzzy2. 10th Jun 2019 2:39pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Best Dog Walking Parks ?
by Fenix. 25th Jun 2019 9:42am
windows 10
by steviebyday. 21st Jun 2019 5:08pm
File Backups Storage On Memory Sticks
by fish5133. 14th Jun 2019 9:36pm
D-Day The Last Heroes
by granny. 8th Jun 2019 10:26pm
Chernobyl
by Softy_Southerner. 4th Jun 2019 11:40am
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Wed 4:44am
Sunset Wed 9:45pm
Local Time Wed 11:57pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1