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When I grow up

One day last week the WordPress blog prompt of the day posed this question: ‘What did you want to be when you grew up?’ I’ve never been tempted by those prompts before, but something about this, combined with people regularly asking me if I’ve always been a ‘sailor’ and Novak Djokovic admitting that since he was a little boy he’d dreamed of one day standing on Centre Court at Wimbledon holding the champion’s trophy, led me to reflect on what I had wanted to be or do when I grew up and how close – or far – I have come to that dream. 1,275 more words


In Honour of an Extraordinary Woman

I first heard of Jane Goodall from the movie George of the Jungle in the scene where Ursula’s mom is disgusted by the sight of Apes and calls on her husband Arthur to do something about it and then George of the Jungle’s best friend Ape Primate is pissed about and tells her off. 386 more words


A Letter to Jane Goodall

Dear Dr. Goodall,

We are writing with regard to your speech at University of Concordia, in Canada. In your talk, you sounded extremely enthusiastic. Moreover, you made us think about the situation of the earth and that we need to contribute with our own seed to look after the earth’s environment. 238 more words


Chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans have been living for hundreds of thousands of years in their forest, living fantastic lives, never overpopulating, never destroying the forest. I would say that they have been in a way more successful than us as far as being in harmony with the environment.

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Leila Bellou

Career Lesson: Don't fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.

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True Iconic Women

If you’re like me, you’re done and through with two things.. getting on Instagram and seeing those “motivational” photos of celebrities with quotes they never said… 318 more words

Jane Goodall and My Acceptance of Turning Fifty

Everybody has an age (or two) that causes them to freak out about the passing of time. When I turned 30, I was basically “so what.”  At 40 I was “well, I’m getting up there. 453 more words

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