There was much excitement amongst the fairies in the studio as they made last-minute adjustments in preparation for the big event. Their tiny wings fluttered rapidly as they flew from place to place, adding fairy dust and a touch of magic to the other participants of the exhibition. The frolic of fairies was so
As International Day of Friendship looms (Thursday, July 30), many will write about the positive aspects of friendship or give tips on how to be a fabulous friend. In a world where we spend much of our time online, it is perhaps even more important than ever to learn how to spot fake
It seems our world was turned upside down almost overnight. Little freedoms most of us took for granted are now taboo. Hugs and kisses with loved ones, far from spreading love, now threaten to spread a virus that can kill. Coffee with friends, once a friendly activity, is now more like playing
The short answer to that is, it can’t. We all know the world is drowning in plastic. However, opening the conversation about a speck of plastic really can help save the world. This is how one tiny speck of plastic, smaller than my little fingernail, is doing just that.
It all began with a visit to a son’s house. He made us delicious coffee from his machine and casually asked how often we used the coffee pod machine he had given us. When we revealed it was reserved for special occasions, he advised us to make it more accessible. And that’s when a
You may be wondering what the kindness conundrum is. I’m wondering what the problem is with being kind. All the evidence points to the fact being kind not only helps the receiver, but also the giver. So, why doesn’t everyone hop on board the kindness caboose? While there are many intense areas of
A group of islanders stand at the tall cliffs overlooking the South Pacific Ocean and sing a song. And a little bit of magic happens. The islanders, from the village of Vaitogi, in Samoa, sing some ancient words and one by one, the sea turtles in the area will come to the surface of
Well, I’m about to put a flea in your ear. Not literally. It’s one of many strange expressions we use in the English language that can confound people who are learning the ropes (or even the language). Many of these sayings go back to medieval times and some of the origins are quite extraordinary.
Do you believe in dragons, mermaids, unicorns and fairies? Science has been unable to prove the existence of any of these, yet many of us hold onto the idea that they may exist. The ability to accept the possibility of the unseen and unproved is what leads to scientific breakthroughs. Embracing the world