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    Oatmeal & Brown Sugar Scrub

    Posted by angus on Sep 18, 2009 8:26:22 AM

    Oatmeal & Brown Sugar Scrub

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    Topics: recipes, Uncategorized

    Tea Bath Bomb

    Posted by angus on Aug 24, 2009 10:50:49 AM

     

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    Topics: Natural Skincare, recipes, Teas, Uncategorized

    Skin care Advice.

    Posted by angus on Aug 17, 2009 10:44:22 AM

    Skin care Advice.

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    Topics: Natural Skincare, Uncategorized

    A liquid black soap recipe..

    Posted by angus on Aug 12, 2009 11:31:22 AM

    A liquid black soap recipe..

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    Topics: recipes, Uncategorized

    upside-down rainbow.

    Posted by angus on Aug 12, 2009 10:32:18 AM

    I recently came across this image of an upside-down rainbow and thought that I would share it with you. The rainbow is apparently rather unsual - where as normal rainbows form when light penetrates raindrops and comes out the other side, this upside-down one is made when it bounces off ice crystals in high-level cirrus clouds, sending rays up towards the Sun. How amazing is that?  Well it made me smile.

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    For our Mothers...

    Posted by angus on Aug 11, 2009 5:51:20 PM

    The hard work that women do, particularly our mothers is often taken for granted. My feeling is that we should honour the hard work they do/have done for us.  So here I thought I would send my regards to all those hard working women and share a beautiful poem...

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    Danni Minogue

    Posted by angus on Aug 11, 2009 5:26:16 PM

    Dani Minogue gives up her botox injections.  The 38 year old Australian singer, who is  a judge for the UK’s X-Factor TV show, has had many comments made about her face being expressionless as it doesn’t appear to smile or show emotion.

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    Topics: Natural Skincare, Uncategorized

    A tribute John Hughes

    Posted by angus on Aug 10, 2009 3:52:44 PM

    John Hughes an American director passed away over the weekend. His films include The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller's Day, Planes, Trains and Automobiles and Home Alone.  He was only 59.

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    Topics: Natural Skincare, Uncategorized

    School gains Fair Trade Status

    Posted by angus on Aug 10, 2009 1:42:10 PM

    A High School in Spalding is celebrating after gaining Fairtrade status. The school is believed to be the first in the town to gain the accolade. Pupils at the school were asked to promote Fairtrade, incorporate it into its curriculum, and take action for Fairtrade in the community.

     

    It is great to hear about children getting involved in fair trade.  If you start at a young age you are much more likely to continue to care about where your products come from as you get older. 

     

    This reminds me of something Martin Luther King once said -

    "It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. We are made to live together because of the interrelated structure of reality. Did you ever stop to think that you can’t leave for your job in the morning without being dependent on most of the world? You get up in the morning and go to the bathroom and reach over for the sponge, and that’s handed to you by a Pacific islander. You reach for a bar of soap, and that’s given to you at the hands of a Frenchman. And then you go into the kitchen to drink your coffee for the morning, and that’s poured into your cup by a South American. And maybe you want tea: that’s poured into your cup by a Chinese. Or maybe you’re desirous of having cocoa for breakfast, and that’s poured into your cup by a West African. And then you reach over for your toast, and that’s given to you at the hands of an English-speaking farmer, not to mention the baker. And before you finish eating breakfast in the morning, you’ve depended on more than half the world. This is the way our universe is structured; this is its interrelated quality. We aren’t going to have peace on Earth until we recognize this basic fact of the interrelated structure of all reality."

     

    Perhaps it is only now that we truly see we are interrelated and care about each other. I am hopeful about the future as long as we continue educating ourselves and our children about the world we live in.

     

    Nina

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    Topics: Fair Trade, Uncategorized

    What's in a name?

    Posted by angus on Aug 4, 2009 11:09:55 AM

    Five decades ago, on the 6th March 1957, the British colony of the Gold Coast became independent and assumed the name Ghana.

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