Just totally loved this poem – it captures so much that is relevant in today’s world in beautiful words and prose… a pleasure to read over coffee this morning! 🙂
I kid ye not… I have been bitten 10 times in the first hour in the office this morning cos this little MOFO probably got into the office last Friday and starved all weekend so now it’s feasting on me…
I mean, seriously?! I am wearing a dress but had to put socks and trousers on half an hour ago just so my skin isn’t showing, except my face – and the little blighter keeps buzzing past my ears, the twunt!
This is going to be a WordPress post today.
#TheLittleShit #DieMosquitoDIE #EveryoneElsesInsectRepellent
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There is a lot going on in the world right now – especially the bad and the ugly… but there are also beautiful moments too. This video by TV2 Denmark truly reinforces the message that we are not alone, that despite our backgrounds, or what we do for a living now, we connect on so many more levels than first meets the eye.
Thank you once again, Denmark.
Where do we go from here?
You know, I was born an expat.
You probably also know
that my parents
are the children born just after the wars
in which their parents fought in,
and fled from.
Climate Change denial is a huge issue. With sea levels rising, as well as water temperature, there are shifts in the fundamental balance of the planet. However, while to the lay man we are only really beginning to take notice of the effects of the warming of the planet, effects that are causing major natural disasters to occur globally and more frequently over the last 20 years or so, scientists have noted that our planet has been warming much faster in the last 1,300 years or so, than ever before in the history of this planet’s existence. The cause of this? Humans.
Each of the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled their brutalized, unrecognizable homeland did so for uniquely personal reasons — the regime bombarding cities, the Islamic State threatening a return to the dark ages, the loss of jobs in a crumbling economy. Yet their quests cohered around one purpose: They all wanted better lives.
UPDATED 13/01/2016 – just saw this! Hoorah!