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Vanoise National Park

From the Col du Galibier, it is a relatively short hop to the Vanoise National Park – starting with a long steep downhill to 900m and then a slow uphill.  2,007 more words


An inordinate fondness for "an inordinate fondness for": origin of an over-used title element

There is an oft-told story about the biologist JBS Haldane.  Sitting with a group of theologians over dinner he was asked what his studies of the natural world had led him to conclude about God.  635 more words


Shrimati Ritaben Vora for outstanding contribution in women empowerment, livelihood generation, education on agricultural value addition and organic farming.

Rita Ben Batuk Bhai Vora  (M) : 9428210652

My father pursued the concept of a new training based on Gandhian philosophy, his study, and later in his life he happened to work in such organizations. 1,510 more words


Connecting nature, culture and community

This Thursday is Summer Solstice; the longest day of the year and the official beginning of the summer season. It also happens to be National Indigenous Peoples Day, and Cornwall Transition+ is planning events throughout the day to celebrate all three aspects. 127 more words


A walk down the Kennet and Avon Canal

Over the weekend, my girlfriend and I visited her brother at his pad in Bath, Somerset. Even though I was born in Somerset, I’ve rarely visited Bath in the past, largely because there has never been a reason to, but also because Bath used to exist in its own county – Avon. 765 more words