You can bring excitement and enthusiasm to your day. Or you can bring bored indifference. You can bring positivity and gratitude. Or you can complain and moan. You can expect good things to happen. Or you can walk in with your shoulders slumped, already defeated. But whatever attitude you bring, is most likely going to […]
One of the things I was looking forward to moving to Europe is the proximity of amazing cities. So many photographic opportunities are a few hours drive away and the impressions are varied and endless.
http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2018/02/get-ready-for-war-on-meat.html SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018Get Ready for the War on MeatBy José Niño *** begin quote *** Plant-based diets, especially vegan diets, seem to be all the rage these days. Based on the practice of eschewing animal products, veganism has attracted a broad coalition of interest groups — ranging from animal rights to environmental activists — […]
As my local sky is letting me down again with its monotone of light grey, I decided to take a photo of my new plant at home. I at last got myself a cyclamen in the local store. They had all sorts of colours, so I decided on something completely different. I have never been […]
________________________ Beliefs can be useful… if they help. In Ghana, some beliefs are decidedly not helping. In a nod to the persistence of cultural taboos surrounding the natural process of menstruation, many women and girls can’t travel or go to school because a river god decreed… although they haven’t made the decree public… that they may not cross […]
(BAGHDAD) — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed at least 16 people, the Interior Ministry said. The Health Ministry said 26 died. The attackers struck during the rush-hour at the city’s Tayran Square, said the ministry’s spokesman, Maj. Gen. Saad…
A brilliant piece in the Guardian on the strange case of Stevenage in the UK – a new town built in the 1960s and designed with cycle paths in situ. Unfortunately bicycle usage has never taken off there and today about 3% of the population use them. Eric Clapton the designer of the town (or […]