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(30) Living with depression: Sir John Kirwan – YouTube

This is becoming a theme for me at the present time but John Kirwan is such a hero of mine. And we need to look after ourselves in this darkening world. John gives sound advice: sleep, exercise, eat well, do … Continue reading

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(20) parachute [acoustic version] – YouTube

This is beautiful. Enjoy. via (20) parachute [acoustic version] – YouTube

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New Year 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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