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Well past it....

My mum had a can or mandarin segments in her cupboard for as long as I can remember. As a kid l would look at them longingly. 806 more words

Lifestyle

Nett Giving at Christmas

Nett Giving at Christmas

This is an emotional and reactionary topic that requires clinical and intellectual honesty. I am talking about gifts but specifically want to focus on the events of the 25th of December or the evening before, and for those still practising the pre-Reformation period custom, such as in some European countries, the 6th of December.  1,068 more words

Escape Consumerism

BFCM?

stands for Black Friday & Cyber Monday – the Friday after Thanksgiving and the Monday that follows.

I know what you’re thinking – there are as many acronyms as there are weird ideas – what’s the big deal? 171 more words

Daily Writing

99c

“The leaves fall the same,

no matter where the wind blows,

no matter when

the leaves fall the same,

and it’ll happen again and again. “

-SCA Perry

Poetry

My beef with Canada’s new food guide

Canada’s new food guide is being influenced by agencies whose chief focus is the consumption of their products, not our health. Food industries and a branch of government, Agri-food Canada, are resisting proposed changes by Health Canada. 517 more words

Health

Spirituality Reacts To Suffering With Gratitude, Religion Reacts With Action.

“Children are starving with empty bellies in faraway lands, They have nothing to eat. All around them they hear the sounds of gunfire and bombs go off.

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