Welcome to my pages 17


Let me welcome you to my pages
My name is Frank Menchise; and here I am writing my hub in Hub Pages
Welcome to page (1) of my life story, you are all invited to read about my life story that will follow with the following articles that I indent to write.
This is my welcome sign and I am welcoming you to read my life story articles that will follow. 

Let me welcome you to my pages
I am welcoming you dear readers, since those who are going to read my hubs are going to be my friends from now on, so I would like that they feel welcome. So I feel already that I have a bond with you dear readers, and that is the reason why I am welcoming you to my Hub Pages with open arms.

Now that I have welcomed you to read my articles; first of all let me tell you who I am and where I come from, my full name is Francesco Menchise and I was born in Genzano di Lucania, for those that don’t know where Genzano di Lucania is, I will tell you it is in Southern Italy.

Now that I have introduced myself, let us state briefly what sort of articles we are going to write for our readers in Hub Pages: in a way all articles put together are going to be the story of my life and what I have learned from it, so, even though today I am in Australia and writing these articles in English, I am going to start the story of my life from where I was born; therefore, for a start we are going to take you on a journey to the place where I was born, and talk about my native town and how I spent my young life in it and what I did when I was young, then will talk about my emigrating to Australia and what I did for a living when I came here, and then all the most important things that I have done in my life, so in a way it is going to be the story of my life from beginning to the present days; I hope to be able to write it clear enough for my readers to understand easily. You might say why I want to write the story of my life? Well I don’t really know, but today seems that everybody has a story to tell, so I would like to tell you my own story.   

Therefore I hope that I will be able to write about a few interesting things about my life story and you are all welcome to read and enjoy anything that you find in my hubs interesting, and perhaps sometimes also that is not going to be very interesting for you, but might have some interesting things for other people. Anyhow you are also invited to comment on my hubs if you like, in the hope that by knowing what you would like to hear from me, I could be able to reply and have a friendly discussion with you, and at the same time be able to improve my hubs, based on your feedback. So don’t be shy let me hear what you would like to see written in my life story, in the hope that I can make them more interesting for you. You see, I believe that it is the duty of any man that wants to write something to do his best for his/her own readers, apart the fact that I believe that it is the duty of any human being to write issues for the benefit of humankind, I am going to write an article within my next hub called, ‘an old man life story’, an article about, “The duty of any man”, so that you can see what I mean.


 Why I am writing articles in Hub Pages

The reason why I am writing these articles in Hub Pages

Now that I have welcomed you to my hubs, let me say why I am writing my first article in Hub Pages to start with; you see, I am not sure whether wanting to write has been dormant within me and now I have become aware of this desire to write; I suppose I am just like everybody else and I would like to write my own life story; or it might be because of the many things that I have learned during my life and for this reason today I wonder what I could do with all those things that I have learned during my life, as I feel that it would become a waste of my accumulated knowledge if I don’t use it anymore. So, I have decided to do something about it because, not only it gives me the chance to tell my own life story, but also because one should try to remember what one has learned, therefore I am going to write my life experiences down for myself and my readers, as it may turn out to be useful one day. Now what I have just said is one reason why I am writing in hub pages, but there is another reason as well, you see, one of my last experiences is the following explanation:

You see, I have a few friends and a cousin that are telling me all about their activities in Hub Pages, at this point of time they are writing about religions, which is an interesting subject to discuss and contribute, in the hope that you may say something useful for all humanity just like what I would like to do here, of course there are all those beliefs and not beliefs to discuss and here is their first hub, which I believe I have contributed and this is the link,  Reconciliation forum, if you would like to check it out, of course this is their hub even though I have discussed these religious issues with them many times. Anyhow I don’t want to go the same way, since they are already covering that; so I have read a few hubs here and there because I wanted to see how they were like and I believe that I could contribute something to this Hub Pages site by writing my own hubs about my life story and also writing general subjects, and perhaps be able to earn a few dollars if I am lucky, at least they tell you that it could be done.

I am saying this just because I have in mind to write and publish several hubs that will deal in general subjects, perhaps I will have to write about things that I have done in life like working in the building industry and my bricklaying trade, which some people might want to know a few things about it, not because they need to know what I have been doing during my life, but because they would like to know how these building things are done, so I would describe to them how these things are done as a trade person would do it, at some stage I will also start telling you the story of my life, which would be the most important side of my hubs for a while when I have not any other important things to say.

I would like to tell you the story of my life, because I think that it could be interesting to know and compare my life happenings with somebody else to see what we have done during our lives; you see, I am an old man now and I find that the way that we are living today is very different from the ways life was when I was young, so I feel some time that I want to tell the younger generation a story beginning with, when I was young; perhaps here I have to add that I am just like my older relatives who sometimes wanted to tell me their story starting with the words, when I was young. Anyhow I believe that today the difference in life style could be interesting to the public in general to know, in order to compare what sort of improvement we have had in the last three quarters of the last century. Well this is just one way of seeing it, because I believe that there could be many other ways to use the life story of an old man, which is indeed going to be the story of my own life, plus a few things borrowed from our previous generation. I know that these are old stories, and the younger generation live a different way today, but there might be something in my story that might interest even the younger generation, you never know. Well I believe that my articles would be able to highlight the difference, between the way we live today and the way we used to live in the past.   


Some other general writings

Therefore I hope that somehow I would be able to interest you my readers now and in the future, with my articles about my life story and other things,  therefore at this very moment I hope that you dear readers still want to know a bit more about me, so, I am going to tell you this. In the beginning of this hub I said that I have some of my friends and also one of my cousins already writing their hubs in Hub Pages, they have asked me to join them but I am not interested, as I believe that they want to use me to their advantage, so I have decided to surprise them when they see my first Hub published. So, Hub Pages, my cousin and his friends here I come to surprise you; at least I hope it is a surprise, but I think that they already have guessed what I want to do. 

Here I want also to tell you that I am also on Face book and I am contributing by writing some posts in blogger with my friends, one of these general blog is called Menfranco general blog at this address; http://menfranco.blogspot.com I also follow and contribute in groups of public forum, so I am not completely new to the internet activities of today.

Anyhow, I believe that when my friends see my first hub they will think that I have gone crazy, just because they wanted me to help them, and now in a way I am competing with them; they will also be thinking that I am dreaming an impossible dream when they see my first hub, and they will thing that I will not be able to fulfil what I am now promising you dear readers that I am going to write some interesting hubs, so, I am saying to my friends that only time will tell if I am going to be able to do what I am promising to do in hub pages.

Anyhow I believe that I will be able to do what I have to do, because a man has got to do what a man has got to do? It is only a matter of making up your mind and then you try hard enough to succeed. I hope you understand me dear readers, as I am sure that some of you might have been in a similar situation during your life.

Now that I have welcomed you and written my brief introduction about what I would like to write in my Hub Pages articles; this opening hub comes to an end and all I have to do is to say to you dear readers what I will be writing in my next hub; I think that it is only appropriate that I shall start by telling you about the story of my life, including what I believe a man has got to do with his own life accumulated knowledge, since this may become the main theme in my Hub Pages article in the beginning, and then will see how we go and decide if we have to do something different, whenever it becomes necessary, like when we are reviewing our articles we have written.


Reviewing our hubs

Dear readers here I would like to point out that this last article in this hub has been added, when I have reviewed my hubs, you see, while I was reviewing our hubs I have become aware that I have written some good hubs already, so we would like that you could check them out. You see we have written about our life and our life struggles and people seem to think that it is worth reading, the hub My life my struggles, we have written about the The town I came from, and many other hubs, we have also written a few hubs telling you about bricklaying, and anyone that is not a real bricklayer might find them helpful, DIY brickwork, this is one link, but there are several articles talking about DIY brickwork, readers are advised to look for anything about houses and building and also some financial issues, like buying your own house, since as you know I am telling you the story of my life and therefore the knowledge that I gained in my life.

Anyhow we are writing a few hubs all about our life and what we have learned from life, therefore we hope that they would be helpful to our readers and that they enjoy reading them; or at least read them so that they might be in a better position to understand what is involved, when they are building or buying their apartment or house, you see everybody would like to own their own house, because owning a house is very important, as it helps to live a better and less stressful life.

However here, while I would like to tell you the story of my life, I have to say that I cannot stop wondering how most people tell the story of their lives, so I have been checking on the internet where I found that there are several articles if we look for them anywhere on line.

This is just one link, but there are many more to be found. Anyhow I think that I might have said enough in this first article, so see you in our next hub that we will call, an old man life story.


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