Guru Nanek’s Birthday

Our Sikh colleagues at work celebrated the birthday of Guru Nanek today. He’s the guy who founded the Sikh religion in the 1400’s. A man way ahead of his time who tried to get rid of the gender inequality and the caste system in India. The Sikh community at work brought a lot of foodContinue reading “Guru Nanek’s Birthday”

Dress The Desk

We’ve begun to dress the desk, or the bay as it is. Our Halloween theme is fortune telling, which has annoyed certain people. See my previous post for more information on that. It seems to be one particular person that is really not liking it. We’ve chosen a theme for our decorations. We’ve set upContinue reading “Dress The Desk”

Racial & Religious Hatred, Prejudice, Slander, Defamation

Something was given to me at work today that could be seen as labelling a particular religious group as devil worshipers. I know that they are not. The information was copied off a website and was given to several people so I asked for a copy. I read it through with interest. Some of itContinue reading “Racial & Religious Hatred, Prejudice, Slander, Defamation”

Refugees or Migrants?

This week we’ve seen some horrible images of babies and children being tear gassed. These people are trying to get away from this kind of barbarism and they’ve walked straight into it. But have they? I mentioned in my last post about the men coming from Pakistan and mixing with the refugees. It’s my opinionContinue reading “Refugees or Migrants?”

Refugees

You would have to be a very hard person not to be moved by the picture of the little boy who drowned. The photo has moved a lot of people around the world. The people who took money from his family have been arrested and will, hopefully, face many years in jail. We all knowContinue reading “Refugees”

Good News For Animal Lovers

BREAKING NEWS: Bear bile replacement breakthrough in China 06 August 2015 Taken from: https://www.animalsasia.org/uk/media/news/news-archive/bear-bile-replacement-breakthrough-in-china.html Hopes for an end to China’s bear bile farms have been boosted as Chinese manufacturer Kaibao Pharmaceuticals announced it has successfully synthesised a substitute for use in traditional medicine. Animal welfare charity Animals Asia is calling it a step that couldContinue reading “Good News For Animal Lovers”