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”

Hunting

Today’s headlines speak of the death of Cecil the lion. Shot with a bow and arrow by a dentist from the USA, the injured lion was then hunted for 40 hours before he was shot. This incident has made headlines as Cecil was well-known and was also a research subject. However, this is not theContinue reading “Hunting”

Scotland Part 2

I’m just getting back into normality now. Supermarket food and pollution. I do get some organic veg delivered as well, which is a bit more of a healthy option. While in Scotland we ate at a few tea shops. The food was fresh from the farmers markets and cakes were homemade. The establishments were cleanContinue reading “Scotland Part 2”

Scotland!

I’ve had a nice holiday in bonnie Scotland this week. Well away from the call centre. 1 1/2 hour travelling on the plane so not too bad. I couldn’t bear the thought of 12 hours on a coach or 10 hours on the train. I stayed with a friend in Aberdeenshire. What a beautiful place!Continue reading “Scotland!”

Arrested For Stripping

So a tourist has been arrested for stripping on a sacred mountain. It wasn’t me. Apparently a group of people on holiday in Malaysia decided to strip off and take a photo after climbing a sacred mountain. The Malaysian authorities have arrested one woman and searching for six other people. They should have been moreContinue reading “Arrested For Stripping”

Week’s Holiday

This last week I’ve been on holiday. It was nice not to be at work. Nice not speaking to grumpy customers. Nice not dealing with complaints. Nice not to hear all the moans and groans about work. Nice to have time to myself. Nice to be with the family. But now it’s ended 😦 IContinue reading “Week’s Holiday”