What is a sea dog?
It is a person who lives near the water, or who is particularly fond of it.
I think the term should have the definition of "a person who lives near or lives near the sea" but I don't see that there is a word for a "very passionate about being near the sea" person (and if there is then I don't know it). I am an advocate of the sea and of maritime activity and feel like if I am doing it right, I have to live as near the sea as possible (as a good seadog should). The term seems to be a contradiction. My question is: how does one "really" define a sea dog? Are there any (or at least some) people in the world who are actually doing it right and enjoying the seas all their lives?
This question came from our site for professional seamen, and this is the site where it is generally accepted to discuss and learn about what the term means.
Yes, there are many, many sea dogs who live near the sea, but I think that the term 'sea dog' is rather misused. A sea dog can mean an explorer or a slor who takes risks and has a life lived on the edge, but then agn it is also used in a somewhat derogatory way to describe people who are just for instance, like you, an avid slor or at least they sl every year, and they just sl on any water body, as if their seagoing is the sole meaning of the term.
As for the term 'sea dog', I see many, many things attached to the term, some in a good and in some a not so good way. For me I would say that:
1. A sea dog is someone who lives near the water. But the way to put the definition into words is in the fact that they would live their life in near relation with the water, and thus their life is based on it. (not a fisherman, not a boat owner, etc)
2. A sea dog is one who is willing to live without the conveniences of the modern society, such as for example, if someone would live an easy life without a job. The other half of the definition would be that this person is living in something of what is not often talked about here, the real life in the middle of nowhere, without any form of government, or any help from the outside.
3. I would say that for most part, the sea is where some have chosen to live. I think that anyone who has made this decision is a sea dog. Not all sea dogs choose to be out on the sea, and for some they just have the right choice, such as a fisherman for example. But there are many who choose the sea as a way of life. And if I would have the choice, I would take this choice very often.
But of course there are people who do not want to live this life, people who like the conveniences of the society, people who like to watch the TV, or who like to walk around in their nice shoes.
The sea is indeed a beautiful thing, but sometimes it is a place that we all have to visit.
Tuesday, December 13, 2007
1. Why do people want to visit a country that they have never been before?2. What is a sea voyage? What is a land voyage?3. How can you judge a country based on one trip?4. Does it matter if a tourist comes back to their own country agn?5. When was the last time you travelled to another country and how was it?
I think the reason why people would visit a country that they have never been before is for the curiosity. It is a kind of experiment to see if they like the country or not. I think the second reason would be the safety. This would happen if they travel with someone they know. If they would travel alone, it is safe to say that they are more likely to meet trouble.
A sea voyage means a trip in the ocean. However, for this trip, I think it would be a land voyage. It is true that the destination is actually a land. But what is important in this case is to travel from one land to another land. When travelling alone, it is safe to say that you are less likely to meet trouble, however, if you go with someone you know, you are more likely to encounter trouble. However, travelling with someone you know will add more to the adventure.
The last question is about when was the last time that the tourist visited another country and if the tourist ever went back. Personally, I believe that there is no last time that the tourist goes back. I think it would be good for people to visit new places.
I think the reason for this would be that there is something to look forward. However, it does not mean that they will never go back. It could be that people are more likely to go back after they have been to new places and they find that the visit of the new place was good.
As for this trip, I am the only one on it. However, I am a little worried that I am alone. I want to do well, and I want to be safe, but my first preference is to be in a nice place. I do not want to be in danger. Therefore, I might have to do some extra planning.
There are a lot of advantages of going on an international trip. One of them is that you learn and gn experiences, not only about the country that you are visiting, but you learn about the cultures and lifestyles of people from different countries. It can also help you improve your writing skills. You can read other peoples’ language, which is also a benefit.
A negative point about going on international trips is that they are costly. You need to think about what you will do when you return home. You need to plan where you will stay and what you will do. You need to consider what you will take with you when you return home. It can also be hard to plan an international trip, as you need to think about the weather, health, transport and so on.
The advantages of going on international trips may outweigh the disadvantages. The disadvantages of going on an international trip may be that you have to work hard to prepare the trip, and the cost.
We are currently doing the summer course ‘Teaching in Primary School’, which is a course for teachers of primary schools. It is a five-week course, which is delivered at the University of Leeds. The course is divided into four sections, two hours in each session. We have to attend nine sessions over the five weeks. The first session started today and lasts for three hours. Here are some of the things we are doing:
The first session is an introduction. We are looking at teaching from a different perspective, and also looking at classroom practice. We will be looking at planning and setting objectives. The m is to make a plan for the first session. We also look at the first book, because we read a story before this.
We have a session on how we need to change our practices, based on the principles of PEDAGOGY (Education for All Society). We need to create a space that is safe for children. We need to have a good balance between play and work. We also need to teach from an enquiring mind. We need to know the children’s strengths and weaknesses. We also need to create learning where children can make choices. The last thing that we look at is our own values.
The first activity is making a class schedule. We