Youth

We have International Youth Day – 12 August 2016 Hello World The theme for this year is – The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production (1) So before we go any further what exactly is YOUTH? Our Concise Oxford English dictionary says the period between …

Understanding SPORT

What is this relationship we have with Sport? What is sport really all about? Do we have a clear understanding of what sport is? Why is sport dividing nations? What is the meaning of this word SPORT? The Concise Oxford English dictionary tells us (1) – An activity involving physical …

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

by Bina Pattel The 30th July is World Day against Trafficking in Persons and the United Nations have stated that this is ‘a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights.’ http://www.un.org/en/events/humantrafficking/background.shtml Human Trafficking is the world’s fastest growing global crime (1) Call it Human Trafficking or Modern Day Slavery …

The Real Truth about MARIJUANA

by Bina Pattel Dear World, This is a wake up call blog that could easily be a book as there is literally so much to write about. Here is a laser look at this most commonly used illicit drug. Just google it and check out some of the street names …

Gluten is a Glue

More and more people are being diagnosed with gluten intolerance. In 2012 the market for gluten-free products was about 40 million consumers [1]. Have we stopped to ask why? Are we ready to know what gluten is doing inside our body? Do we want to know or would we rather …

Independence Day – July 4th

Big day for those in the USA but what exactly is this day about and what are the American citizens celebrating on this official holiday? Back in 1776 a Declaration of Independence was signed and we all know it was about Liberty, Equality and Freedom for ALL. But what is …

The WAR Inside Us

Did you know – since 1816, there hasn’t been a single year without War in the world. There have been 654 Wars in less than 200 years. This is serious and this is HUGE. But how can this have anything to do with us? Does it affect us because it …

International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking

Dear World, Just in case you don’t know we have World Drug Day – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. It is every year on 26th June and was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1987 and serves as a reminder of the goals agreed to …

LYING is Not Normal

When did lying become normal? When did we become masters at lying? Who are we lying to? What are we lying about? When did we invent lying? We all know that we were not born lying, so when did it all start to go wrong? Why does our society accept …

The Truth about Dairy

Are you a cow? Are you a baby cow? Do you have 5 stomachs? Do you eat grass everyday? Does ANY other animal drink the milk of another animal? Well it is official as this is a no brainer. We ALL KNOW the answers are NO to every question. Why …