Category Archives: Uncategorized

New Year 2020

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

How to Tell a Great Story: Using the Science of Storytelling To Share Your Message

You’ve heard that storytelling is important in business, and in life; that it’s a powerful tool that has lasting impact. But why is that? Vanessa Va explores these questions on her website and blog; and she has full programs of … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Beautiful, community, creativity, education, healthy, My writing, story telling, storytelling, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Can you help?

I have been in my current job for sixteen years now. I’m now interested in a change. Please let me know if there are any opportunities around Palmerston North or the lower North Island. Kia Toa, Kia Ngakaunui

Posted in community, healthy, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

THE GRETA THUNBERG PROBLEM, so many men freaking out about the tiny Swedish climate demon | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian

For my view I think her got0 statement, “Follow the scientists” dodges many of the criticisms. And she is absolutely correct in her summary of the urgency of change. Is she the brainwasher or brainwashee? Source: THE GRETA THUNBERG PROBLEM, … Continue reading

Posted in cooperative, education, leadership, Mental Health, Science, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mapping the human body through paper art – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

This is glorious. Have a wonderful week. “Science made this possible” Berlin-based paper artist Katrin Rodegast crafts limbs, bones and organs out of Zurich city maps Source: Mapping the human body through paper art – in pictures | Art and … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Beautiful, creativity, education, Science, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sciblogs | The tragedy of climate change

On Science Blogs New Zealand there has been some debate on the Tragedy of the Commons, in the context of Climate Change. Stephen has been particularly cynical about acting to move forward. Here is my comment in reply to his … Continue reading

Posted in My writing, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Yes, women like porn too – we’re all just trained to believe they don’t | Arwa Mahdawi | World news | The Guardian

I doubt I will see this study outlined in the New Zealand media. I don’t know why. New Zealanders are as interested in sex as the UK and rest of the world. Do agree that women’s sexuality has been suppressed; … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast | Science | The Guardian

I found this fascinating and a little troubling: troubling because New Zealanders will have similar problems but our media don’t discuss sexuality and our health system, and as far as I know, doesn’t have these specialist services. Still, worth listening … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Fire festival and May Day dip in Scotland – in pictures | UK news | The Guardian

In traditional societies with their close links with the natural world the coming of summer was welcome. In Celtic Europe the festival of Beltane was one of four season marking events. This photo essay covers celebrations at the Beltane fire … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Misbehaving: being clever and wicked is a form of creativity | Aeon Ideas

I like this. Would you steal a bunch of flowers from a graveside? The dark side of creativity means that you can be both clever and wicked What an fascinating subject. Creativity has a dark side. We already knew that. … Continue reading

Posted in creativity, Original, Science, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment