So here's an introduction of my menagerie.
I've been watching the series War on Waste UK version and I'm horrified to see tons of produce there go to waste because they're not standard size for supermarket, and although a good chunk of it goes back into feed for the animals, an equal amount basically just ends up back into the earth. … Continue reading War on Waste – Australian Produce
"Come and look!" She signaled from her tiny bed, "Come and see my new babies all still very red, Their tiny little bodies all naked and new, And I promise to try my best to prove my skills true, To be a great mum, I know your wish is for me, With these six little … Continue reading Come and Look
Oh Mr Karloff, I can't help but ponder Of you're ancestry, a true wonder. A famous great aunt... did you ever know? One special woman who has left such a glow. Did you ever know of Great Aunt Anne? The one who worked for the King of Siam?
I found some old short stories written in a notebook several years ago. I'm going to try and recover them by typing them up and sharing here. Try being the key word as the ink has long since faded. Here's the first one: A Pinch of Sand When I look up in the sky, I … Continue reading A Pinch of Sand
For the most part of my life, I've listened to one radio station; 2CH. It was my father's favourite station, and years after he's passed, it's my way of keeping close to him. It's also a station with minimal adverts and classic music dating from the 50s to the 80s for the better part of … Continue reading Hidden Prejudices
t 28th April 17 I give rats a spoonful of curried mince with rice, and before I had a chance to tip into their bowl, the rats are all over it like me when someone offers me a plate of cookies, "I'll have that one and that one and that one and oh.. that one.." … Continue reading Animal Antics: 28th April – 16th May
Awakening is a movie that starred Robin Williams as a doctor treating catatonic patients with L-dopa, a drug used to treat Parkinsons during the 60s. The movie is bittersweet in that the drug does work for a short period, but the patients, if memory serves correct, start to become catatonic again by the end of … Continue reading Awakening
What is a mammogram? A mammogram is a method that uses low doses of X-rays to create an image of the breast. It is used as a breast cancer screening test. This means it is used to examine women who don’t have any reason to suspect they might have breast cancer. It is also used … Continue reading Mammogram
I don't know about beginning period. I do agree that a new fresh life starts at 50. When I think about all those sports people in their teens to thirties, and all the activities that the younger generations do, life is pretty much happening more fom our teens to 40s. The way I see it, … Continue reading Life begins at 50
Some times my dreams are just weird. One of my most recent vivid dreams was of seeing individually wrapped ice creams falling from the sky. Didn't make any sense until I realised that there was a plane that had collided with something in the sky and was now falling. On it's way down, and I'm … Continue reading Ice creams in the sky